Friday, March 6, 2020
Primary voters in Florida, there are no take-backs if your presidential candidate drops out
By Solomon Gustavo
on Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 5:15 PM
And there's nothing they can do about that.
"Once someone has voted, they cannot vote again," said Orange County Supervisor of Elections communications specialist Danaë Rivera-Marasco.
You're just gonna have to eat that early or mailed-in vote for Deval Patrick. That's how it works for the whole state.
Vote-by-mail ballots went out in the middle of February. Early voting started on March 2 and continues through Sunday, March 15
The Orange County elections office added that residents who still have a marked early ballot in their possession can bring it to an early-voting site or election-day polling place and exchange it for a new one.
Election Day – Floridians' final day to vote in the presidential preference primary – is Tuesday, March 17. Arizona, Illinois and Ohio will hold their elections on the same day.
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Florida's closed primary is March 17, but many people have already cast their ballot by mail, or at an early-voting location in Orange County and throughout the state. A lot of those voters chose candidates who have since dropped out of the race.
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