Tavares, FL - Alan Hays, Lake County Supervisor of Elections, announces that the polling place changes which were in effect for Presidential Preference Primary will continue to be in effect for the upcoming Primary Election scheduled for August 18th. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. The following outlines the specific precincts and polling places which were impacted by the changes:
Voters impacted by these precinct/polling location changes were mailed updated voter information cards denoting their new polling place location. Voters are encouraged to visit the Lake County Supervisor of Elections website, www.LakeVotes.com, and click on the Where to Vote tab or call 352.343.9734 for up-to-date precinct and polling location information. “We are continually striving to enhance the Election Day experience for our voters,” commented Hays. “Many factors influence our decision to move a polling location and lots of thought goes into making that decision. New precincts are added when area population growth warrants, and our goal is to always strive to meet the needs of Lake County voters,” Hays further elaborated.
In addition to polling places changes effective for Election Day, there have been some updates to Early Voting sites. Early Voting runs from August 6th-15th. Sites are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily. Early Voting returned to the Mt. Dora W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly Street, Mt. Dora and is no longer held at Lake Receptions. A new Early Voting site was added at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, 3700 S. US HWY 27 in Clermont.