Santa Rosa County voters are swiftly casting their ballots

Santa Rosa County voters are swiftly casting their ballots. (Source: WEAR-TV)

WEAR’s Laura Hussey spoke with Tappie Villane, Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections who said residents in Santa Rosa County are swiftly taking advantage of the early voting process.

According to Villane, 2,900 participated in the early voting process Monday and in the early morning on Tuesday.

Voters in Santa Rosa County have four locations in which they can go to cast their ballots:

  • South Santa Rosa Service Center 5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563
  • Milton 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, Florida 32570
  • Pace Community Center 5976 Chumuckla Highway, Pace, Florida 32571
  • Tiger Point Community Center 1370 Tiger Park Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563

According to Villane, the election officials have seen a trend in early voting process. Villane says, she believes the trend will continue.

Villane told us 63% of voters who participated in the 2016 Presidential election voted early and 37% showed up on election day.

The Supervisor of Elections said most people vote early because it’s convenient and this year they have 13 days of early voting and voters can go to any of the four voting locations throughout Santa Rosa County area. However, on election day voters can only go to their precinct to cast their ballots.

For more information on early voting and how to cast you ballots in Santa Rosa County click here.

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