Sarasota County, FL - Board of Elections


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January 2020

Wednesday, January 1
County offices closed in observance of New Year's Day

February 2020

Tuesday, February 18
Book Closing - March 17 Presidential Preference Primary (PPP)
Last day to register to vote

Wednesday, February 26
Logic & Accuracy Testing - March 17 PPP

March 2020

Saturday, March 7
Last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot by mail for the PPP
5 p.m. deadline

Saturday, March 7 - Saturday, March 14
Early Voting for the March 17 PPP
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily
Three elections offices in Sarasota, North Port and Venice; North Sarasota Library, Sarasota Square Mall

Tuesday, March 17
Election Day - Presidential Preference Primary
Vote at assigned polling place only
Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
All domestic vote-by-mail ballots must be received by the elections office by 7 p.m. to be counted

Tuesday, March 31
Post election certification audit
Elections office, Terrace Building
Start time: 9 a.m.

July 2020

Monday July 20
Book Closing - August 18 Primary Election
Last day to register to vote

August 2020

Tuesday, August 18
Election Day - Primary Election
Polls open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

October 2020

Monday, October 5
Book Closing - November 3 General Election
Last day to register to vote

November 2020

Tuesday, November 3
Election Day - General Election
Polls open 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.