Early voting for Florida’s Aug. 30 primary depends on where you live

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Florida’s primary election takes place on Tuesday, August 30, but early voting will begin days or in some cases, weeks earlier, depending on where you live in the Sunshine State. Here are the dates and some starting times for Florida’s largest counties.

In Miami-Dade CountyDuval,Hillsborough and Palm Beach County early voting takes place for the maximum 14 days, Monday, August 15 through Sunday, August 28.

In the state capitol of Tallahassee, early voting will run for one week, from Saturday, August 20 to Saturday, August 27.

In Broward County, early voting takes place beginning from Saturday August 20 to Sunday August 28, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In Pinellas County, early voting begins on Saturday, August 20 and runs through Sunday, August 28. Voting times Monday-Friday are 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. On weekends, it will run from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

In Sarasota County, early voting runs for one week, from Saturday, August 20 to Saturday, August 27.

The Polk County SOE’s website does not list specific dates, but says that early voting begins 10 days before election day and ends on the Saturday before the election, which would mean it would run from Saturday, August 20, to Saturday, August 27.

Specific dates are not listed on the Orange County Supervisor of Elections website.

Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at mitch.perry@floridapolitics.com.