Filing & Qualifying for Office

If you are interested in becoming a candidate for office in Sarasota County or have questions about the information listed below, please contact the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections office at (941) 861-8606.

Offices up for Election

Click here for a list of offices and when they are up for election.

Qualifying Office Contacts

Federal, State, Multi-County Candidates: Florida Division of Elections

County Candidates: Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections (941) 861-8606.

Municipal Candidates: Municipal Clerk

2020 Qualifying Dates

U.S. Representative, Judicial, State Attorney and
Public Defender: Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020

State Senator, State Representative, County Offices and
Special Districts: Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020

County & Special Districts Qualifying Office Locations

(Supervisor of Elections Offices)

Terrace Building, 7th Floor
101 S. Washington Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236

Robert L. Anderson Administration Building
4000 Tamiami Trail S., Rm 114
Venice, FL 34293

Biscayne Plaza
13640 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287