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NEWS BRIEFS The City of Sarasota runoff election will be May 14, but early voting begins May 4. Photo by Americanspirit | EARLY VOTING FOR CITY OF SARASOTA RUNOFF STARTS MAY 4 Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent will offer early voting for City of Sarasota residents in the city's May 14 runoff election beginning Saturday, May 4, and continuing through Saturday, May 11, Dent has announced. Eligible voters may also request a mail (absentee) ballot by calling the Supervisor of Elections Office at 861-8618, emailing absentee@ or by visiting the SOE website at and completing an online request. During that period, eligible voters may cast their ballots at the Supervisor of Elections Office in the Terrace Building, 2001 Adams Lane, Sarasota, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Voters who wish to request that an absentee ballot to be mailed to them must do so no later than 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, the news release notes. Florida Law requires voters to present photo and signature ID upon entering the polling place and prior to voting. A voter who appears at the polls without photo and signature ID will be allowed to cast a provisional ballot, a news release says. Absentee ballots must be returned to the SOE office no later than 7 p.m. on election night to be counted. Voters who have questions may contact the Supervisor of Elections Office at 861-8600 or visit the SOE website.

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