Early voting kicks off tomorrow in Hillsborough County

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Hillsborough County voters can get a jump on the polls this election beginning tomorrow morning at 7 a.m.

Early voting will be open at 15 locations throughout the county until 7 p.m. for 11 days. The last day to vote early is November 2. Election Day is November 4.

Voters in Hillsborough can vote at any location during early voting. Election Day voters must cast their votes at their home precincts.

Voters must have a valid state ID and have been registered in the county by October 6.

Early voting is open at the following loctions:

  • Bloomingdale Regional Public Library

1906 Bloomingdale Avenue

Valrico, FL 33596

  • Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library

2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd

Tampa, FL 33610

  • Fred B. Karl County Center

26th Floor

601 E Kennedy Blvd

Tampa, FL 33602

  • Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library

3910 S Manhattan Ave

Tampa, FL 33611

  • Jimmie B. Keel Regional Library

2902 West Bearss Avenue

Tampa, FL 33618

  • New Tampa Regional Library

10001 Cross Creek Blvd

Tampa, FL 33647

  • North Tampa Branch Library

8916 North Blvd

Tampa, FL 33604

  • Plant City, Bruton Memorial Library

302 W McLendon St

Plant City, FL 33563

  • Riverview Branch Library

10509 Riverview Dr

Riverview, FL 33578

  • Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center

2514 N Falkenburg Rd

Tampa, FL 33619

  • SouthShore Regional Library

15816 Beth Shields Way

Ruskin, FL 33573

  • Temple Terrace Public Library

202 Bullard Pkw

Temple Terrace, FL 33617

  • Town ‘N Country Regional Public Library

7606 Paula Drive

Tampa, FL 33615

  • Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library

11211 Countryway Blvd

Tampa, FL 33626

  • West Tampa Branch Library

2312 W Union St

Tampa, FL 33607

Remember to bring a valid and current photo AND signature ID when you go to vote. Florida accepts nine different forms of identification:

  • Florida Driver’s License
  • Florida ID Card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
  • S. Passport
  • Debit or Credit Card
  • Military ID
  • Student ID
  • Retirement Center ID
  • Neighborhood Association ID
  • Public Assistance ID

Janelle Irwin has been a professional journalist covering local news and politics in the Tampa Bay area since 2003. She also hosts a weekly political talk show on WMNF Community radio. Janelle formerly served as the sole staff reporter for WMNF News and previously covered news for Patch.com and various local neighborhood newsletters. Her work has been featured in the New York Daily News, Free Speech Radio News and Florida Public Radio and she's been interviewed by radio stations across the nation for her coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention. Janelle is a diehard news junkie who isn't afraid to take on big names in local politics including Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, the dirty business of trash and recycling in St. Pete and the ongoing Pier debacle. Her work as a reporter and radio host has earned her two WMNF awards including News Volunteer of the Year and Public Affairs Volunteer of the Year. Janelle is also the devoted mother to three brilliant and beautiful daughters who are a constant source of inspiration and occasional blogging fodder. To contact, email janelle@floridapolitics.com.