• Noon, Aug. 26: Qualifying for three commission seats began Aug. 15 for three city commission seats in Anna Maria. The period will close at noon Aug. 26 in Anna Maria.
• Noon, Aug. 29-noon Sept. 2: Qualifying for three commission seats in Holmes Beach.
• Noon, Aug. 29-noon, Sept. 2: Qualifying takes place for two commission seats and the mayoral post in Bradenton Beach.
• Oct. 11: The last day to register to vote for the Island elections.
• Nov. 8: Election day.
For more information about the election, go to www.votemanatee.com or call the appropriate city hall — 941-708-6130 for Anna Maria, 941-778-7585 for Bradenton Beach and 941-708-5800 for Holmes Beach.