Elections

Early Voting Set for Nov. 2 City of Venice General Election

Early voting will run Monday, Oct. 25, and continue through Saturday, Oct. 30.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Elections

Voter Registration Deadline Nearing for Nov. 2 Elections

Voters must be registered by Oct. 4 to participate in the City of Venice and Town of Longboat Key elections.

09/27/2021

Elections

Sample Ballots for Nov. 2 Municipal Elections Now Available Online

City of Venice voters will elect council members for seats 3 and 4; Town of Longboat Key voters will be voting whether to approve or reject a density referendum.

09/07/2021 By Staff

Sweet relief

Baking These Cookies Is Guaranteed to Make Your Election Day Sweeter

Take out your feelings on these cookies, which require you to slam down your baking sheet to achieve a magical ripple effect.

11/03/2020 By Megan McDonald

Voting

Early Voting Set for March 17 Presidential Preference Primary

Early voting will begin Saturday, March 7, and continue through Saturday, March 14.

02/28/2020 By Staff

Politics

Early Voting in Manatee County Starts Wednesday

Voters can cast a ballot from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. daily between Wednesday, Oct. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 3, at five different locations.

10/22/2018 By Staff

Politics

Early Voting in Sarasota County Begins Monday

Voters can cast a ballot between 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. daily from Monday, Oct. 22, to Saturday, Nov. 3, at six locations around the county.

10/18/2018 By Staff

Politics

Early Voting in Sarasota City Commission Race Ends Saturday

Early voting in the Sarasota City Commission race runs 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Saturday, March 11.

03/09/2017 By staff

Politics

Citizens' Group Hosts City Commission Forum Feb. 27

STOP!, a newish citizens group advocating changes to Sarasota’s zoning code and project approval process, will host a forum for Sarasota City Commission candidates on Monday, Feb. 27.

02/20/2017 By staff

Election Alert

Early Voting Starts in Sarasota County Monday, Oct. 24

Seven early-voting polling locations are located throughout the county.

10/18/2016 By Staff

Election Fever

Republican Karl Rove and Democrat Jim Messina on the 2016 Presidential Election

Presidential predictions from two campaign masterminds.

02/04/2016 By Pam Daniel

Mr. Chatterbox

The Presidential Candidates by the Book

Mr. C reads each presidential candidate's autobiography. Here's what he learned.

01/18/2016

Article

Donald Trump: Still Statesman of the Year?

The Donald Trump story has Sarasota implications.

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.

08/05/2015 By Frank Alcock

Article

Donald Trump: Still Statesman of the Year?

The Donald Trump story has Sarasota implications.

07/09/2015 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

Article

NOISEMAKER: State Sen. Nancy Detert

Republican state Sen. Nancy Detert heads back to Tallahassee with a new district but the same goals.

03/01/2013 By cooperl