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.
NOTE: Due to the Coronavirus emergency, the Division of Elections has implemented two new Florida Administrative Code Rules with respect to the candidate qualifying and candidate petition processes, as follows:
Emergency Rule 1SER20-1: Removes the requirement that qualifying records be “original(s) and signatures thereon…be made in ink” so that these items can be collected,notarized,and submitted with limited person-to-person contact, and provides for qualifying documents to be submitted via email to Candidates@SarasotaVotes.com.
Emergency Rule 1SER20-2: Removes the requirement that a voter’s signature on a candidate petition be an “original, ink signature” so that signed petitions can be collected without person-to-person contact.
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a list of offices and when they are up for election.
Federal, State, Multi-County Candidates: Florida
Division of Elections
County Candidates: Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections (941)
Municipal Candidates: Municipal
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
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
13640 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL 34287