Sample ballots and early voting
Pasco County Supervisor of Elections Brian Corley has announced that Sample Ballots for the April 9 Municipal and Special Primary elections are available online at PascoVotes.com.
The supervisor’s office also intended to send the vote-by-mail ballots for the more than 12,000 requested on March 5, after The Laker/Lutz News print deadline.
Voter turnout will be posted daily on PascoVotes.com, as vote-by-mail ballots are returned.
The Municipal Elections are for voters who reside within the city limits of New Port Richey, Port Richey and Zephyrhills. The Special Primary is for voters who reside within House District 38, and per Florida Statutes 101.021, is a closed primary for registered Republican voters.
To be counted, vote-by-mail ballots must be returned to the elections’ office by mail or hand delivery by 7 p.m., on Election Day. Mail ballots may also be returned to city halls but may not be turned in at the polls. Voters can check the status of their vote-by-mail ballot at PascoVotes.com/Vote-by-Mail/Check-Request-Status.aspx.
Vote-by-mail ballot can be requested by calling (800) 851-8754 or request one online at PascoVotes.com.
Voters who wish to vote in person before Election Day may vote at City Halls beginning March 8.
Early Voting begins March 30 at East Pasco Government Center and Central Pasco Professional Center. See PascoVotes.com for addresses and times.
Election results will be posted on-line at PascoVotes.com beginning at 7 p.m., on Election Day.
East Pasco Democrats
The East Pasco Democratic Club will meet March 18 at 6:30 p.m., at Omari’s Grill at Scotland Yard Golf Club, 9424 U.S. 301 in Dade City. The speaker will be Kelly Smith. Dining a la carte is available from 5 p.m. For more information, visit EastPascoDems.com, or call (813) 383-8315.
Democratic Environmental Caucus of Pasco
The Democratic Environmental Caucus of Florida, Pasco County Chapter will meet on March 13, at the Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park Community Center, 5401 Land O Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m., but networking begins at 6 p.m. For more information, .