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Monday voter registration deadline for special Senate District 31 race


Monday is the deadline for Palm Beach County residents who live in state Senate District 31 to register to vote for the April 10 special election to fill the seat.

Senate District 31 runs from South Palm Beach to Delray Beach along the ocean and from the cities of Lake Worth to Delray Beach on the mainland; it is generally east of Florida’s Turnpike, extending as far west as State Road 7 west of Boynton Beach and Delray Beach. The seat has been vacant since Democratic Sen. Jeff Clemens resigned in October.

Democrat Lori Berman and Republican Tami Donnally are running in the special election.

Voters can determine whether they live in Senate District 31 by using the “precinct finder” feature at www.pbcelections.org or by calling the elections office at 561-656-6200.

Voters can register at the elections office at 240 S. Military Trail in West Palm Beach by 5 p.m. Monday; online at registertovoteflorida.gov; or by mailing a registration form postmarked by Monday to the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, P.O. Box 22309, West Palm Beach, FL 33416.

Early voting runs from March 31 to April 8 at three locations: the Ezell Hester Community Center in Boynton Beach, the Hagen Ranch Library west of Delray Beach and the Lantana Road Branch Library west of Lantana. Each site is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the early voting period.

Voters can also request a Vote by Mail ballot, either by visiting the www.pbcelections.org website or by calling the Vote by Mail department at 561-656-6202. The last day to request to Vote by Mail ballot for the special election is Wednesday, April 4.



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