Bay Area counties see record early voting

Several counties in the Bay Area recorded record-breaking early voter turnout.

Craig Latimer, Hillsborough County supervisor of elections, announced that 49 percent of Hillsborough voters took advantage of early voting. Hillsborough recorded about 242,000 people voted early and 176,500 mailed in their ballot already.

Pinellas County recorded over 300,000 people who casted their ballots early. This is about 48 percent of the county's registered voters.

Polls will reopen Tuesday, November 8 from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Voters must vote in their assigned precinct and have some form of photo/signature ID.

Counties are encouraging voters to review their sample ballots to make sure they are prepared to go to the polls on Election Day.