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January 26, 2021   941.861.8606
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Vote-by-mail ballots scheduled for mail to City of North Port and Holiday Park voters

SARASOTA, FL - Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner will begin mailing vote-by-mail ballots for the March 9 City of North Port special election and the Holiday Park Park & Recreation District election to domestic voters on Thursday, January 28.

Turner said a total of 13,545 ballots will be mailed to voters who live within the City of North Port. All voters residing within the city limits will be electing a city commissioner to fill a vacancy in Commission District Seat 1. In addition to the District Seat 1 race, voters living within the city’s Holiday Park district will see a race for Board of Trustees Seat 4 on their ballots.

A voter may request a vote-by-mail ballot online at or by calling 941.861.8618. A request for a ballot to be mailed to a voter must be received by the elections office no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 27.

Voted ballots may be returned by mail or in person to the elections office but must be received by the supervisor of elections no later than 7 p.m. on election night to be counted.

Turner reminds voters who cast their ballots by mail that the certificate on the ballot return envelope must be signed by the voter and the signature should match the voter’s signature on file in the elections office. A voter may update his/her signature by submitting a Florida Voter Registration Application to the elections office. A signature update for use in verifying a vote-by-mail ballot for the March 9 election must be received by the elections office before the voter’s ballot is received.

For more information, visit or call 941.861.8618.