BREVARD COUNTY, Florida -- Polls open today, August 14, 2012, at 7 a.m. for Florida Primary Elections in federal, state, county, and city races. Polls close at 7 p.m.
Florida is a closed primary state which means that voters can only vote in party elections in the party of which they are registered. Voters who are not affiliated with a party can still vote in non-partisan races.
Statewide, Floridians will be able to select their party's nominee in the U.S. Senate race for the seat currently held by Democrat Bill Nelson.
Brevard Times has compiled election information for Brevard County voters, including links to sample ballots for each voting precinct, Brevard County Primary Election Day voting locations, as well as links to each race where voters can research their candidates before voting.
Depending on the individual responses from the candidates to Brevard Times, the candidate profiles contain photos, links to candidate's websites, financial disclosures, and other information about Brevard County political candidates:
- Review Your Brevard County 2012 Primary Election Sample Ballot
- Brevard County 2012 Primary Election: Where Do I Go To Vote?
- Brevard County School Board, District 4
- Brevard County School Board, District 3
- Brevard County Judge, Group 10
- Brevard County Judge, Group 5
- Circuit Judge, Circuit 18, Group 26
Democratic Primary Races:
- Democratic Primary Candidates State House, District 53
- Florida U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Candidates
Republican Primary Races:
- Republican Primary Candidates Brevard State Committeewoman
- Republican Primary Candidates Brevard State Committeeman
- Republican Primary Candidates Canaveral Port Authority, District 4
- Republican Primary Candidates Canaveral Port Authority, District 2
- Republican Primary Candidates Brevard County Commission 3
- Republican Primary Candidates Brevard County Property Appraiser
- Republican Primary Candidates Brevard County Sheriff
- Republican Primary Candidates Brevard County Clerk of Court
- Republican Primary Candidates State House, District 53
- 18th Circuit Public Defender Republican Primary Candidates
- 18th Circuit State Attorney Republican Primary Candidates
- Florida U.S. Senate Republican Primary Candidates