Primary election date set for Port St. Joe

The City of Port St. Joe’s Primary Election will be held Tuesday, May 10, 2022, in the Supervisor of Elections Office, 401 Long Avenue.

Polls will open at 7 a.m., Eastern, and close 7 p.m.

Registration books are now open at the office of John Hanlon, Gulf County supervisor of elections, and will remain open thru Monday, April 11 at 5:00 p.m.

Candidate qualifying begins Wednesday, March 23 at noon and ends on Wednesday, March 30 at noon.

The following offices will be up for election: Commissioner for Group III, currently held by Brett Lowry, and Commissioner for Group IV, currently held by Scott Hoffman.

Early Voting will be held at the Supervisor of Elections office located at 401 Long Avenue from  April 30 to May 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., including Saturdays.

There will be no Sunday voting on May 1.

The city says that absentee ballots may be requested now but will be mailed after the are received from printer.

Meet the Editor

David Adlerstein, The Apalachicola Times’ digital editor, started with the news outlet in January 2002 as a reporter.

Prior to then, David Adlerstein began as a newspaperman with a small Boston weekly, after graduating magna cum laude from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts. He later edited the weekly Bellville Times, and as business reporter for the daily Marion Star, both not far from his hometown of Columbus, Ohio.

In 1995, he moved to South Florida, and worked as a business reporter and editor of Medical Business newspaper. In Jan. 2002, he began with the Apalachicola Times, first as reporter and later as editor, and in Oct. 2020, also began editing the Port St. Joe Star.

Wendy Weitzel The Star Digital Editor

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