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February 28, 2019   941.861.8606
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Reminder: Deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot for March 12 elections is approaching

SARASOTA, FL - Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding Longboat Key and Holiday Park voters who would like to vote by mail in their respective elections on March 12, that Wednesday, March 6, 5 p.m., is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed to them.

To request a vote-by-mail ballot, a voter may call 941.861.8618. Voters may also go to to submit an online request for a ballot.

Voted ballots may be returned by mail or in person but must be received by the elections office by 7 p.m. on election night.

Turner also urges voters to read and follow the instructions included with vote-by-mail ballots to ensure their ballots are counted. Voters should complete and sign the ballot certificate envelope and the voter’s signature should match the signature on record.

Voters may track their vote-by-mail ballots at from the time their requests are processed until the voted ballots are received by the elections office. Just click on the “Vote by Mail” icon on the home page, select “Track your Vote-by-Mail Ballot,” and follow the easy directions.

For more information, contact the supervisor of elections office at 941.861.8618 or visit .

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