Early voting for Orlando mayor, city council starts today


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If you don’t want to wait in line to vote for Orlando’s municipal elections on Tuesday, Nov. 3, early voting starts Monday, Oct. 26 through Sunday, Nov. 1 at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office at 119 W. Kaley St.

Mayor Buddy Dyer is being challenged by medical student Sunshine Linda Marie Grund and businessman Paul Paulson. District 4 Commissioner Patty Sheehan is facing off against Navy veteran and business owner Aretha Olivarez and Randy Ross, a community activist and TV talk-show host. District 6 Commissioner Sam Ings is running against a bevy of candidates, including Lawanna Gelzer, Marcus Robinson, Nathan Chambers and Ka'Juel Washington.

From Monday to Friday, you can vote from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but on Saturday, you only have from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to vote and on Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you’re still confused about who’s who in these municipal elections, check out our Political Pop Quiz™ issue from last week where we asked all the candidates (except for Ings, who wouldn’t take our quiz) 11 random and relevant questions about Orlando.

If you can’t make early voting, you can still vote on Nov. 3 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can find your polling location here

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