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One day left to register to vote for general election

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With one day still left to register for the Nov. 8 election, mail ballots have started returning to the Pinellas Supervisor of Elections Office.

As of Monday morning, 6,187 mail ballots had been returned. Of those, 2,522 were from Democratic voters and 2,418 were from Republicans. The remaining 1,247 were from voters with no party affiliation or who are registered to a third party.

Thus far, Supervisor of Elections Deborah Clark has sent out a total of 273,398 mail-in ballots.

Clark’s office also reminds those who are not registered that Tuesday is the final day to do so to vote in the Nov. 8 General Election. All voter registration offices will be open until 5 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Election ambassadors will also be available at each Pinellas County Tax Collector Office until 5 p.m. Monday and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to help anyone needing to register to vote, update their voter registration information, or make a mail ballot request.

Voter registration applications are available at any Supervisor of Elections office, public library, tax collector office, government office handling social services or online at

Address changes can be made online at, by calling (727) 464-VOTE (8683) or by emailing, with birth date included. Name and party changes may be made by sending a signed, written statement to the Supervisor of Elections Office including birth date or voter ID number. Any updates, including signatures and political party affiliation, can be made by completing and signing a voter registration application and returning it to the Supervisor of Elections Office.

All new voter registration applications received by mail must be postmarked by Tuesday to be valid for the Nov. 8 General Election.

Those who are already registered do not need to re-register in order to vote.

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