Pinellas Power Outages Impact Some Polling Locations
Storms knocked out power to three Pinellas precincts.
This moring's storms caused some concern when power was lost at a few polling locations in Pinellas County.
According to Tampabay.com, the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections' office says power was lost for about 10 minutes at Bethel Metropolitan Baptist Church. At Prayer Tower Church of God, the power was out for close to 45 minutes. The article says that everyone was able to vote.
Nancy Whitlock, communications director for the Supervisor of Elections, told Tampabay.com:
"The ballot scanners all have battery backup, so if there was a power outage, it should not affect the voting."