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Here is what you need about the 2020 elections across the greater Tampa Bay region.

Your Guide To Tuesday's General Elections Across Tampa Bay

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Select counties in the Tampa Bay area are holding elections on November 5. Courtesy: Joe Skipper, Reuters

General elections are being held Nov. 5 in Charlotte, Highlands, Manatee, Pinellas, Polk and Sarasota counties.

Find out when and where to vote and what is on the ballot using the information below.

If you haven’t cast your vote early or by mail, polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

CHARLOTTE

Punta Gorda will choose a new City Council District 3 seat.

HIGHLANDS

The city of Avon Park will elect a new mayor and city council member.

MANATEE

Anna Maria will choose a city commissioner.

Bradenton Beach will choose a mayor and fill seats in Wards 1 and 3.

Holmes Beach will elect a commissioner.

PINELLAS

St. Petersburg City Council District 1, 3, 5, 7 will be polling for council members, two charter amendments and a referendum question.

Seminole will elect a new mayor, two council members, and vote on four charter amendments.

POLK

Auburndale will choose a new city council member.

Fort Meade will be decide whether to adopt two charter amendments.

Lakeland will be elect two city commissioners and decide whether to accept two charter amendments.

Winter Haven will elect a city commissioner.

SARASOTA

Venice will decide City Council seat Nos. 5, 6 and 7.

Runoff elections, if necessary, will be held Dec. 3.