Indian River County Supervisor of Elections Leslie Swan: Precinct Boundaries, and Locations Have Changed
Indian River County - Monday August 22, 2022: Tuesday is election day in Florida,. Early voting ended Saturday, and its too late now to mail in a ballot, so tomorrow is the last chance for registered voters in Indian River County to cast their ballots.
The most important thing that Indian River County Supervisor of Elections Leslie Swan wants to voters to know is that 2022 was a re-districting year, precinct boundary lines have changed in Indian River County, and elsewhere. Swan urges voters to make sure to vote in the right place, because your correct precinct maybe different from the one where you voted in the past.
“We have several new polling places. We have some where we’ve moved the boundary lines, we re-numbered some of them.," said Swan. "We sent out new voter information cards, so you can either check the card or you can go on our website at voteIndianRiver.gov, or else call our office at 772-226-4700.
There are about fifty-seven thousand registered republicans in Indian River County, and nearly thirty-thousand five-hundred democrats. As of Monday, mid-day, about seventeen-thousand seven-hundred mail in ballots had been received, and five-thousand seven-hundred people had cast early votes.
“I feel like the mail ballot turnout ahs been great, I was very disappointed in the early voting turnout," said Swan. "Above average in the mail in, below average in early voting. But I think we’ll probably end up with maybe 30% turnout. In the last gubernatorial cycle in 2018 we had 29% turnout.”
Polls in Indian River County are open from 7 am until 7 pm Tuesday. Remember to bring your photo ID.
Results should be available by 8 pm Tuesday night.