DESTIN, Fla. (WKRG) — Early Voting started Monday, Oct. 24 for the Florida General Election. In Okaloosa County, they have seven local races on the ballots.

Okaloosa County Races:

  • State Senator District 1: Precincts 1-4, 9, 12, 13 as well as parts of 5, 6, and 11.
    • Doug Braxton
    • Charlie Nichols
  • State Senator District 2: Precincts 7, 8, 10, 14-52 as well as parts of 5, 6 and 11.
    • Jay Trumbull
    • Carolynn Zonia
  • State Representative District 3: Precincts 1, 2, 5, 6, 51 as well as parts of 3, 4, 7, 8, and 13
    • Joel Rudman
    • Write-in
  • The Crestview City Council Precinct 1: Parts of Okaloosa Co. precincts 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 45, 52
    • Joe Blocker
    • Shannon D. Hayes
    • Thara M. Larkins
  • The City of Destin Mayor Race: Precincts 20, 35, 44, 50
    • Rodney Braden
    • Bobby Wagner
  • The Special Deannexation Referendum for Laurel Hill: Residents of Laurel Hill in deannexation district
    • Vote FOR or AGAINST 176.68 acres to be removed from the official Laurel Hill city limits to become unincorporated Okaloosa County property.
  • The Special Referendum for North Okaloosa Fire District: Precincts 3, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 45, 51, 52
    • Vote FOR or AGAINST a $0.30 new residential construction and a $0.40 new commercial construction fire district impact fee to be used for capital goods in the fire district.

As of Wednesday, Oct. 26, more than 5,000 early voting ballots have been counted. The Okaloosa County Supervisor of Elections website is reporting more than 12,000 mail-in votes.

Voting statistics Oct. 26:

  • Mail 12,153 (67.48%)
  • Early Voting 5,924 (32.49%)
  • Provisional 4 (0.02%)

By Day:

  • Monday, Oct. 24
    • Mail-in – 1,115
    • Early Voting – 2,048
  • Tuesday, Oct. 25
    • Mail-in – 859
    • Early Voting – 2,073

Stats Last Checked at 3:40 pm Wednesday, Oct. 24

Voting registration ended on Oct. 11, 2022. Okaloosa County has 144,013 registered voters. The election site is reporting an unofficial voter turnout of 18,044 (12.53%)

General Election Day is Nov. 8. Early Voting ends Nov. 5 Find your voting precinct and more information online. The website also separates the votes by location.

View Okaloosa County Sample Ballot:

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