Election Day 2018! Polls open 7 am -7 pm Do it!

Election Day 2018! Polls open 7 am -7 pm Do it!

Today is Election Day across Florida. Florida is a closed primary state, which mean only voters registered with a given party can vote in that party’s primary.

All other voters can still vote but only in races with no party affiliation.

In Stuart there is the commissioner race and Martin County Board of County Commissioner. 

In Martin County everyone can vote on the property tax increase. The School Board says raising property taxes by a “half-mill” they can make schools safer and enhance mental health programs across the district. The increase will also be used to provide supplemental pay and professional development for teachers and staff, including incentives to recruit and retain quality teachers. The increase will raise approximately $11.2 million annually for four years.

In all three counties there are judges and school board. Port St Lucie City Council and Ft Pierce City Council are also being voted on.

When voting, don’t forget to bring photo identification and report to your designated polling site. Polls open from 7am to 7pm.

Make sure to tune in to both WPSL and WSTU tonight when the polls close at 7 o’clock for  live election coverage. You can also listen live online at wpsl and wstu1450 dot com.

Treasure Coast will be live at Ground Floor Farm.

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