A masked line of socially distanced Key West voters took advantage of early voting, which started Oct. 19. JOYCE GRIFFIN/Supervisor of Elections

Early voting started Oct. 19 in the Florida Keys and throughout the Sunshine State, which means the election is just two weeks away. 

As of the evening of Oct. 20, Supervisor of Elections Joyce Griffin reported a record number of early voting and vote-by-mail turnout of 32% in Monroe County: 3,391 early votes and 15,276 vote by mail for a total of 18,667, or 32%.

Early voting starts 15 days before and ends the third day before Election Day. 

Monroe County’s early voting sites are open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and each site includes an official drop box to return vote-by-mail ballots.

Early voting sites for Monroe County are located at the Supervisor of Elections offices as well as two additional locations in Big Pine Key and Islamorada.

Supervisor of Elections offices: 

530 Whitehead St. #101, Key West

10015 Overseas Hwy, Marathon

102050 Overseas Hwy. #137, Key Largo 

Other locations:

Big Pine Key Community Park, end of Sands Road, 31009 Atlantis Dr., Big Pine Key.

Islamorada Branch Library, 81830 Overseas Hwy., MM. 81.7, Islamorada.

Marathon voters spread out and line up in masks at the Marathon elections office for the first day of early voting on Oct. 19. SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS/Contributed
First-time voter J.D. Reinbott casts his ballot early via an official drop box in Islamorada. TIFFANY DUONG/Keys Weekly

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