Election day in Manatee County opens cloudy with showers likely. The forecast from the National Weather Service:
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in the morning...then partly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the mid 70s near the coast and in the upper 70s inland. West winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 50s near the coast and in the lower 50s inland. Northwest winds around 10 mph.