Please Vote: Early voting until Sunday, November 6 for Sarasota’s 2022 General Election
October 22, 2022 —
Early voting starts Monday, October 24 for Sarasota’s 2022 General Election. Get early voting locations.
County Commission candidates for District 2 (Siesta North) are Fred Atkins and Mark Smith; for District 4 (Siesta South) are Daniel Kuether and Joe Neunder. Read their positions in the Siesta Sand, October 2022: “Q&A: the candidates for county seats“
October 16, 2022
The Sarasota County 2022 General Election is November 8, 2022. In addition to US, State, and County offices, several Charter Amendments, Constitutional Amendments, and the Penny tax referendum are on the ballot. See a sample ballot. Following are important dates for voters:
- October 11: Voter Registration Deadline
- October 24 – November 6: Early Voting
- Sat, October 29, 5 p.m.: Deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed
- November 8, 7am to 7pm (election night): Voted vote-by-mail ballots must be received in the elections office by 7pm
“Voted ballots may be returned by mail or in person but must be received in the elections office by 7 p.m. election night to be counted,” Ron Turner pointed out in a news release. “The cost to return a ballot by mail is one Forever stamp or $.60 postage,”
July 22, 2022 —
The August 23 election will decide winners for Florida District 2 State Senate and Sarasota County School Board races. Individuals with no party affiliation will be able to vote on candidates in these races.
The Sarasota County 2022 Primary Election is August 23, 2022 . Following are important dates for voters:
- July 25: Voter Registration Deadline
- Aug 13 – Aug 21: Early Voting
- Aug 13, 5 p.m.: Deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot be mailed
- Aug 23, 7 p.m. (election night): Voted vote-by-mail ballots must be received in the elections office
Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner is reminding voters who choose to vote by mail (absentee) in the August 23 Primary Election to vote and return their ballots early, so the ballots will be received in the elections office in time to be counted.
“Voted ballots may be returned by mail or in person but must be received in the elections office by 7 p.m. election night to be counted,” Turner pointed out in a news release. “The cost to return a ballot by mail is one Forever stamp or $.60 postage,” he added, with emphasis in the release. For further info read,
Sarasota News Leader, July 21, 2022, Rachel Brown Hackney: Elections supervisor urges voters to return vote-by-mail (absentee) ballots promptly
For complete Sarasota County voting information visit the Supervisor of Elections website where you can register to vote, check your voter status, request a vote by mail ballot, get early voting information, find your precinct, get coming election information, get candicate information, and see your sample ballot. If you have further questions, call (941) 861-8600.