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COVID-19: Central Florida counties make last-minute changes to voting sites

Some counties in Central Florida have made last-minute changes to polling places.

In Marion County, Supervisor of Elections Wesley Wilcox listed six emergency changes. He told the Ocala Star-Banner some polling places balked at the idea of having hundreds of people visiting in the midst of COVID-19 concerns.

Signs at the old locations direct voters to the emergency polling sites.

Other changes were announced earlier to keep voters out of facilities that serve those most vulnerable to the coronavirus. Here you’ll find recent changes announced by area counties. More information is available at the supervisor of elections websites.

Marion County

– Voters at Precinct 0013 Spanish Oaks – Social Hall will now vote at Central Christian Church, 3010 NE 14th St., Ocala.

– Voters at Precinct 2620/2621 Foxwood Farms will now vote at Quail Meadows Clubhouse, 3158 NW 49th Ave., Ocala.

– Voters at Precinct 4600 Pine Run-Happiness Hall will now vote at the Deputy Brian Litz Building, 9048 SW State Road 200, Ocala.

– Voters at Precinct 4640 Spruce Creek North Clubhouse will now vote at the Deputy Brian Litz Building, 9048 SW SR 200, Ocala.

– Voters at Precinct 4660/4670 Cherrywood Estates Clubhouse will now vote at Freedom Public Library, 5870 SW 95th St., Ocala.

– Voters at Precinct 4680 Oakbend Mobile Home Park will now vote at Cornerstone UPC Church, 3300 SW 66th St., Ocala.

Lake County

– Voters at Precinct 63, the Mid Florida Lakes Clubhouse, will now vote at Grand Island Baptist Church, 13229 County Road 44, Grand Island.

“I want to assure all voters that each precinct/polling location is well equipped with disinfectant wipes and sprays, and we will be wiping down all of our equipment to follow the CDC “Supervisor of Elections Alan Hays says in a prepared statement. “Voters who choose to bring their own pen to mark their ballot are advised to use a black ink ballpoint pen.”

Osceola County

– Voters at Precinct 106, Good Samaritan, will be relocated to Pleasant Hill Elementary School, 1253 Pleasant Hill Road, Kissimmee.

Brevard County

– Voters at Precinct 201 / 240, Courtenay Springs Village, will be voting at Kiwanis Island Park Gym, 950 Kiwanis Island Park Road, Merritt Island.

– Voters at Precinct 509, Trinity Towers East, will be voting at Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front Street, Melbourne.

 
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