Deadline Approaches For Voter Registration
Prospective voters have until 7 p.m. Oct. 9 to register to vote in Sarasota County.
If you want to vote on the Nov. 6 General Election, you have until 7 p.m. Oct. 9 to register.
The Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections offices will remain open until 7 p.m. Tuesday to register voters.
Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent said staff will be accepting new voter registrations, as well as address and name changes and signature updates, at SOE offices in the Terrace Building, 101 South Washington Blvd., Sarasota; the Robert L. Anderson Administration Center, 4000 Tamiami Trail South, Room 114, Venice, and Biscayne Plaza, 13640 Tamiami Trail, North Port, during the extended hours.
- New registrations and signature updates must be submitted on a Florida Voter Registration Application (FVRA).
- Name and party changes may be made by signed written notice, including on an FVRA, but must include the voter’s date of birth or Florida Voter Registration System ID number.
- Address changes within the state of Florida may be made by phone, fax or email but must include the voter’s date of birth.
A voter may check his or her voter registration status by going to the SOE website (www.SarasotaVotes.com). Select “Voter Information” from the menu, then select “Voter Lookup” and follow the easy instructions.
Florida Voter Registration Application forms are available at all supervisor of elections’ offices, city halls, county libraries and offices, and social service agencies, and may be downloaded from the SOE website.
For more information, call the supervisor of elections at (941) 861-8600 or write to Supervisor of Elections, PO Box 4194, Sarasota, FL 34230-4194.