Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner will begin mailing vote-by-mail ballots for the March 9 City of North Port special election and the Holiday Park Park & Recreation District election to domestic voters on Thursday, Jan. 28. A total of 13,545 ballots will be mailed to voters who live within the City of North Port, who will be electing a city commissioner to fill a vacancy in Commission District Seat 1. In addition to the District Seat 1 race, voters living within the city’s Holiday Park district will see a race for Board of Trustees Seat 4 on their ballots.
Voters may request a vote-by-mail ballot online here or by calling (941) 861-8618. Requests for ballots to be mailed must be received by the elections office no later than 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27. Voted ballots may be returned by mail or in person to the elections office but must be received by the supervisor of elections no later than 7 p.m. on election night to be counted.