1000’s could vote for first time in Palm Seashore County metropolis elections

A voter drops off her vote  mail ballot at the Supervisor of Elections office on election day in West Palm Beach, Florida on August 18, 2020. [GREG LOVETT/palmbeachpost.com]

Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the heated 2020 presidential election, Sarang Hentz and 1000’s of Palm Seashore County residents, particularly those that are youthful or folks of coloration, are eligible to do one thing they doubtless have no means performed earlier than, vote in a metropolis election.

However will they? 

Not like nationwide elections, municipal races often entice few voters. This month’s metropolis elections could also be completely different.

Hentz, together with about 388,000 voters countywide, forged their ballots mail in final 12 months’s presidential election, state data present. What lots of them didn’t know was that once they signed as much as vote mail, they subscribed to obtain ballots for all elections for as much as 4 years, together with the March 9 municipal races that may decide the steadiness of energy in cities throughout the county.

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