Voter Registration in Pinellas County

League volunteers register voters at USF on National Voter Registration Day.

League volunteers register voters at USFSP on National Voter Registration Day.

The 2017 City Of St. Petersburg Municipal Elections

Offices up for Election

Mayor
Council Member – 
Districts 2, 4, 6, 8

NOTE: Pursuant to the City of St. Petersburg Municipal Charter, the Mayor’s position is voted on at-large.
All registered voters residing in the City of St. Petersburg may vote in the Mayor’s contest. Any mayoral candidate who receives a majority of the votes (50% +1) wins. If no candidate receives a majority, the names of the two candidates receiving the most votes will be placed on the November 7 Municipal General Election ballot to be voted at-large.

Pursuant to the City of St. Petersburg Municipal Charter,
Council Member contests in the Primary are voted on by single-member district.
In the Primary, only voters residing in Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8 may vote in their respective council district contests.
For each council contest, the names of the two candidates receiving the most votes will be placed on the November 7 Municipal General Election ballot to be voted at-large.

 

Eligibility

You are eligible to register to vote if you are

  • a U.S. citizen,
  • age 18 or older, and
  • a legal resident of the county in which you are registering.

How to Register in Pinellas County

Where to Register in Pinellas County 

  • County Courthouse Map – 315 Court St., Room 117, Clearwater, 33756
    • Phone (727) 464-3551, Fax (727) 464-4158
    • Deaf services relay (800) 955-8771
    • PARKING MAP
  • Election Service Center Map – 13001 Starkey Rd., Starkey Lakes Corporate Center, Largo, 33773
    • Phone (727) 464-6108, Fax (727) 464-6239
  • County Building Map – 501 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 33701 Annex Conference Room for countywide elections
    • Phone (727) 464-6108, Fax (727) 464-6239

More Places to Register to Vote in Pinellas County

You may also register at driver license offices, social service offices, public libraries, offices that serve persons with disabilities, armed forces recruitment offices, centers for independent living and many city halls and chambers of commerce.

The League supports the services of the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections by offering voter registration at organizational meetings, community events, residential living communities, and other venues. Contact us at office@lwvspa.org for more information.

Where to Vote

Vote at the polling place in your precinct. Call the Supervisor of Elections office for the location or check online at www.votepinellas.com.

  • Your voter card will list your party and districts.
  • You may also vote by mail or vote early.

Florida’s Primary Elections

If all candidates for an office have the same party affiliation and the winner of the primary will have no opposition in the general election, all eligible voters, regardless of party affiliation, may vote in the primary election for that office. Otherwise, the primary is closed, and only voters with the same party affiliation as the candidates may vote for that office.

More Election Information

Government in the Sunshine

The Florida Sunshine Law requires that all meetings at which decisions about public business are made, including those of the Florida Legislature, be open to the public. The Florida Public Records Act requires that the files of all public agencies be open for public inspection.

Civil Rights Restoration in Florida

The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC) helps former felony offenders navigate the civil rights restoration process. For more information about the FRRC or their work, please visit their website here.