Elections

Ballots for Nov. 5 City of Venice General Election Scheduled for Mailing

A total of 5,177 ballots are scheduled for the initial mailing, followed by daily mailings through Monday, Oct. 28.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Elections

Elections Office to Host Orientation for Potential Bilingual Poll Workers

The elections office is recruiting people to work as inspectors and deputies at designated precincts on election day and during early voting periods prior to each election.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Elections

Florida to Join the Electronic Registration Information Center

The state has also provided $5.1 million for elections cybersecurity ahead of the 2020 election.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

Who Exactly is Disgraced Political Candidate Melissa Howard?

Mr. Chatterbox investigates.

10/25/2018 By Robert Plunket

Politics

Forum for County Commission Candidates Set for Monday

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations has invited Republicans Alexandra Coe and Christian Zeigler and Democrat Ruta Maria Jouniari to the forum.

07/03/2018 By Staff

Politics

Dates for Special Election to Replace State Rep. Alex Miller Set

Miller, R-Sarasota, recently resigned from the Florida Legislature after serving less than a year.

09/05/2017 By staff

Article

First Look: What to Expect in the 2016 Presidential Election

New College professor Frank Alcock on the political beat.

08/05/2015 By Frank Alcock

Article

First Look: What to Expect in the 2016 Presidential Election

New College professor Frank Alcock on the political beat.

05/11/2015 By Frank Alcock

Article

Amendment 1 Aims to Aid Conservation Efforts

Amendment 1 would require the state to dedicate 33 percent of the excise tax on documents to “acquire, restore, improve and manage conservation lands." Plus, this month's Vintage Sarasota.

10/30/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Mr. Chatterbox on the 2014 Florida Elections

This election offers a cast of characters worthy of a Carl Hiaasen novel.

09/30/2014 By Bob Plunket