It's Primary Election Day across Pinellas County, with the capturing the most attention as voters head to the polls. But there are other races with their own dramas and cliffhangers.
Here's a look at some key races in Pinellas County:
- , two seasoned lawmen are the frontrunners in a field trying to secure a place on the GOP ticket this fall: Interim Sheriff Bob Gualtier faces Everett Rice.
- In Senate District 22, Reps. Jim Frishe and Jeff Brandes are vying to represent south Pinellas and South Tampa. Brandes is a freshman House member, and Frishe is a veteran lawmaker and real estate agent. Both are Republicans; no Democrat was fielded for the seat.
- The District 7 Pinellas County School Board seat has five candidates vying to ifill a post held by Lew Williams, who passed away last year. The candidates are: interim member Glenton Gilzean Jr., appointed by Gov. Rick Scott; Rene Flowers, a former St. Petersburg council member; attorney Keisha Bell; teacher Cassandra Jackson; and Corey Give.
Quick tips on Voting Day
1.) If you need to find your precinct or voting place, visit Vote Pinellas.