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Peace & Justice Report Wednesday, Aug, 12 at 9AM – Polling Place Changes

Written by on Monday, August 10, 2020

This Wednesday, August 12 at 9AM, we’ll talk about voting and the United States Postal Service.

In Sarasota County voters may return their vote-by-mail ballots by mail or in person to any of the three elections offices in Sarasota, North Port, or Venice during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, and until 7 p.m. on election night, August 18). 

Ballots may also be dropped into secure vote-by-mail boxes located inside all five early voting sites during early voting dates/times (August 8-16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily).  In addition to the three elections offices, early voting locations include the Sarasota Square Mall and North Sarasota Library.

Voters also may take advantage of drive-thru, drop-off points outside all three county elections offices, weather permitting, now through August 16, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily. Drop-off locations are attended by elections staff, and signage directing drivers to drop-off points is posted at all three elections offices. 

Ron Turner also urges voters to follow the instructions included with vote-by-mail ballots to ensure their ballots are counted.  Voters should complete and sign the certificate on the ballot return envelope and the voter’s signature should match the signature on record.

Voters may track their vote-by-mail ballots at SarasotaVotes.com. To track, click on the “Vote by Mail” icon on the home page, select “Track your Vote-by-Mail Ballot,” and follow the easy instructions. 

For more information, voters may contact the supervisor of elections office at 941.861.8600 or visit SarasotaVotes.com.

Here is information on early voting and some location changes for Tuesday, August 18:

EARLY VOTING – In Sarasota County

Saturday, August 8 through Sunday, August 16 
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. daily 
At elections offices in Sarasota, Venice, and North Port and 
Sarasota Square Mall and North Sarasota Library 

EARLY VOTING – In Manatee County
Saturday, August 8, 2020 through Saturday, August 15
Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Manatee early voting locations: Click HERE

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SARASOTA COUNTY TEMPORARY POLLING PLACE CHANGES for the Tuesday, August 18 Primary Election

Precinct 135, St Margaret of Scotland, 8700 State Road 72, Sarasota

Moving to Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Rd, Sarasota 34241

Precinct 213, Plymouth Harbor, 700 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota

Moving to St Armands Key Lutheran Church, 40 N Adams Dr, Sarasota 34236

Precinct 217, Fruitville Ministry Park, 3375 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota

Moving to Sarasota Community Church, 4041 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota 34232

Precinct 303, St Margaret of Scotland, 8700 State Road 72, Sarasota

Moving to Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Rd, Sarasota 34241

Precinct 307, Jewish Congregation of Venice, 600 N Auburn Rd, Venice

Moving to Church of the Nazarene, 1535 E Venice Ave, Venice 34292

Precinct 321, Colonial Baptist Church, 2400 Taylor Ranch Trl, Venice

Moving to Woodmere Park, 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice 34293

Precinct 323, Lazy River Village, 10500 Tamiami Trl S, North Port

Moving to Harbor Cove, 499 Imperial Dr, North Port 34287

Precinct 415, St Andrew United Church, 6908 Beneva Rd, Sarasota

Precinct 417, Covenant Life Presbyterian Church, 8490 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota

Precinct 423, Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Rd, Sarasota

Precinct 425, Covenant Life Presbyterian Church, 8490 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota

Precinct 429, Venetian Park Estates, 8885 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota

Moving to Sarasota Square Mall, 8201 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota 34238

Precinct 519 Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Tamiami Trl S, Venice

Precinct 521, Country Club Estates, 700 Waterway, Venice

Moving to Venice Community Center, 326 Nokomis Ave S, Venice 34285

Precinct 525, Lift Church, 695 Center Rd, Venice

Precinct 541, New Life Church, 5800 Tamiami Trl S, Venice

Moving to Woodmere Park, 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice 34293

Precinct 543, Alameda Isles, 1 Alameda Grande, Englewood

Moving to Englewood Sports Complex, 1300 S River Rd, Englewood 34223

MANATEE COUNTY TEMPORARY POLLING PLACES CHANGES for Tuesday, August 18

Precinct 103, Terra Ceia VIA Club
Moving to: 
Palmetto Point Civic Association,
637 43rd Street Blvd. W., Palmetto
 

Precinct 111, Piney Point MHP, Rec Hall
Precinct 203, Coach House MHP

Moving to: 
Family of God United Methodist Church,
5601 16th Ave. E., Palmetto


Precinct 125, Colony Cove – Harmony Hall
Moving to: 
New Hope Baptist Church,
9422 Old Tampa Rd., Parrish
 

Precinct 211, Ellenton United Methodist Church
Moving to: 
Bradenton Area Convention Center,
1 Haben Blvd., Palmetto

Precinct 217, Pirate City
Moving to:
Mixon Fruit Farms,
2525 27th St. E., Bradenton

Precinct 315, American Legion Post #24
Moving to: 
Elk’s Lodge #1511,
2511 75th St. W., Bradenton


Precinct 321, Freedom Village – The Landings
Moving to:
Elks Lodge #1511,
2511 75th St. W., Bradenton

Precinct 325, G.T. Bray Park
Moving to: 
Emmanuel United Methodist Church,
5115 Cortez Rd. W., Bradenton

Precinct 403, South Manatee Library
Moving to:
IMG Academy Golf Club Dining Hall,
4350 El Conquistador Pkwy., Bradenton


Precinct 405, Trailer Estates Auditorium
Precinct 407, Midway Church of Christ

(Both Precincts) Moving to:
Bayshore Gardens Rec. Center,
6919 26th St. W., Bradenton
 

Precinct 411, Plantation Village West, Rec. Hall
Moving to:
Legacy Baptist Church,
415 67th Ave. W., Bradenton

Precinct 521, Harvest United Methodist Church
Moving to:
Lakewood Ranch Town Hall,
8175 Lakewood Ranch Blvd., Lakewood Ranch

 


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