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Election preview

From Escambia to Okaloosa County voters are heading to the polls today.
There are a couple of special elections being held in each county.
 
Voters in parts of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties will choose the republican candidate for the Florida House District 2 Seat.
   
The candidates are:
- Ed Gray III
- Mike Hill
- Scott Miller
- Jack Nobles
- David Radcliffe
- Mark Taylor

The primary winner will face lone democrat Jeremy Lau running in a general election on June 11th.
      
Voters in Destin will decide whether or not to raise the fire control millage cap from 1 mill to 3.75 mills.
The fire chief says the rate won't go up the full amount right away but they need more money to pay for fire services.

To be sure everything goes smoothly at the polling place

Here are a few things to keep in mind.
- a photo ID is required.
-confirm the location of your polling place.

And be patient.
The busiest times at the polls tend to be 7 am until 9 am
And 4:30 pm until 7 pm when the polls close.
 
We've posted these tips and more on our website weartv.com   
Just click on Newslinks.