Voter registration deadline nears for Aug. 26, 2014 Primary

SARASOTA, FL – Sarasota County residents must be registered to vote by Monday, July 28 to be eligible to vote in the Primary Election on August 26, according to Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent.

To register, one must complete a Florida Voter Registration Application. Applications are available at supervisor of elections’ offices, city halls, county libraries, county offices, and social service agencies and may be downloaded from the supervisor of elections (SOE) website at

Dent also recommends that voters visit the SOE website to verify their registration and precinct information prior to going to the polls to vote. Just click on “Voter Information” in the main menu and then select “Voter Lookup” or “Precinct Finder” and follow the easy instructions.

A voter who has moved, had a name change, or needs to update his or her signature since the last election may do so by completing a Florida Voter Registration Application. Voters may call the supervisor of elections at 861-8600 for assistance or for more information. ​


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