Everything you need to know before voting

Tuesday is the day when voters will cast their ballots in the primary election for this year.

Monday is the last day to get a ballot from a drop-off location in the counties of Palm Beach and St. Lucie.

Voters in Martin County may get their drop off ballots on Election Day, and have until 7 p.m. to submit them.

Every single voter is required to present a government-issued ID that has their signature.

A vote will be held in St. Lucie County to determine whether or not to approve an economic development incentive.

If passed, would provide county officials the authority to waive property taxes for new and expanding businesses in the county by up to 100% for a period of up to 10 years.

The officials of the county have said that it will not result in an increase in the property taxes paid by residents and that it may even result in a drop in tax rates due to the rising property values and the companies that bring in new high-paying employment.

The payment of school, local, and voter-approved taxes by businesses would still be necessary.

Voters in Martin County will decide whether or not to extend the millage for the school district.

The leaders of the school board have said that it would assist in funding important operating expenses such as school safety and security, mental health programs, recruiting and keeping teachers, and professional development.

Polling locations open at 7 a.m.

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