Supervisor of Elections Announces New Emergency Polling Place Change

The new locations—an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19—are effective for tomorrow's presidential preference primary.

By Staff March 16, 2020

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Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner has announced a new emergency change to the Precinct 543 polling place location for the Tuesday, March 17 presidential preference primary, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), and pursuant to § Fla. Stat. 101.74. In addition to the emergency polling place changes announced last Friday, the following relocation is also in effect for the March 17 election:

Precinct 543, Alameda Isles, 1 Alameda Grande, Englewood, is moving to the Supervisor of Elections Office, R.L. Anderson Administration Building, Venice

Precinct 213, Plymouth Harbor, 700 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota is moving to St. Armands Key Lutheran Church, 40 N. Adams Drive, Sarasota 

Precinct 215, St Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, and Precinct 217, Fruitville Ministry Park, 3375 Fruitville Road, are moving to Sarasota Community Church, 4041 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota

Precinct 321, Colonial Baptist Church, 2400 Taylor Ranch Trail, is moving to New Life Church, 5800 Tamiami Trail S.

Precinct 415, St Andrew United Church, 6908 Beneva Road, Sarasota; Precinct 417, Covenant Life Presbyterian Church, 8490 McIntosh Road, Sarasota; Precinct 423, Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Road, Sarasota; Precinct 425, Covenant Life Presbyterian Church, 8490 McIntosh Road, Sarasota; Precinct 429, Venetian Park Estates, 8885 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; and Precinct 501, Church of the Holy Spirit, 129 S Tamiami Trail, Osprey are moving to Sarasota Square Mall, 8201 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Precinct 525, Lift Church, 695 Center Road, Venice; Precinct 531, Venice Gardens Civic Center, 406 Shamrock Blvd., Venice; Precinct 533, South Venice Baptist Church, 3167 Englewood Road, Venice; Precinct 537, Trinity Presbyterian, 4365 State Road 776, Venice; and Precinct 539, Trinity Presbyterian, 4365 State Road 776, Venice are moving to Woodmere Park, 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd., Venice

Precinct 543, Alameda Isles, 1 Alameda Grande, Englewood is moving to Elections Office, R.L. Anderson Admin Building, 4000 Tamiami Trail S., Venice 

Other Previously Announced Permanent Polling Place Changes

Precinct 106, Shining Light Church, 8500 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, is moving to New Life Lutheran Church, 8010 Fruitville Road, Sarasota 

Precinct 421, Turtle Beach County Recreation Building, 8918 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota, is moving to St. Boniface Episcopal Church, 5615 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota

Polling Location Name Change Only

Precinct 133, Grace Community Church, 8000 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota (was formerly Grace Baptist Church, address unchanged)

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