Polling place changes announced for voters for March 8 Special Election

Information to be posted on signage at former polling places

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Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner has announced polling place changes in six precincts, effective immediately, and temporary polling place changes in two precincts, effective only for the March 8 School District Millage Referendum and County Charter Referendum.

Pursuant to Florida Statute 101.71(2), the six polling place changes are as follows, a news release explains:

  • Precincts 135 and 303 (St. Margaret of Scotland Episcopal Church). Moving to: Twin Lakes Park, located at 6700 Clark Road in Sarasota (34241).
  • Precinct 217 (Fruitville Ministry Park). Moving to: Sarasota Community Church, located at 4041 Bahia Vista St. in Sarasota (34232).
  • Precinct 321 (Colonial Baptist Church). Moving to: New Life Church, located at 5800 Tamiami Trail S. in Venice (34293).
  • Precinct 423 (Faith Lutheran Church). Moving to: St. Andrew United Church, located at 6908 Beneva Road in Sarasota (34238).
  • Precinct 543 (Alameda Isles). Moving to: Englewood Sports Complex, located at 1300 S. River Road in Englewood (34223).

In addition, the two temporary polling location changes for March 8, only, the release emphasizes, are as follows:

  • Precinct 211 (St. Armands Key Lutheran Church), and Precinct 213 (Plymouth Harbor). Moving to: Holiday Inn Lido Beach, located at 233 Ben Franklin Drive in Sarasota (34236).

Supervisor of Elections Turner has mailed post cards “to all voter households in the above-mentioned precincts to notify them about their new polling locations,” the release points out. In addition, “information about the changes will be sign-posted at each former polling place,” and it is included in the sample ballots that recently were mailed to voter households, the release says.

For more information, call 941-861-8619 or visit SarasotaVotes.gov.

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