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The Office of the City Clerk administers the city elections and accepts candidate filings.

The City of Palm Bay will hold its municipal election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at which time a Mayor and two (2) councilmembers (Seats 2 and 3) will be elected to serve from November 2016 to November 2020, following the election.


Political Signs - Registration for Non-City Candidates

All candidates and political action committees (PAC) erecting signs within the city must register with the Office of the City Clerk.  Please complete the Political and Campaign Sign Registration form and click on the 'Submit by Email' button.  Please adhere to the rules and regulations for placement of your political or campaign signs.


Requirements to Qualify as Candidate:

To announce and qualify as a candidate for office, you must be a:

     1.  Resident of Palm Bay for two (2) years prior to the date of the election; and

     2.  Registered voter, enrolled at a City address


Announcing Candidacy (Pre-Qualifying):

If you are interested in qualifying as a candidate for one of the above seats, you may announce your candidacy by filing a Candidate Pre-Qualifying Packet with the Office of the City Clerk.  All original forms are to be filed with the City Clerk or her designee.  Faxing or emailing these documents is not acceptable.

The City's actual qualifying period starts on Monday, August 22, 2016, at 8:30 a.m., and ends on Friday, August 26, 2016, at 5:00 p.m.  Forms for qualifying will be available from the Office of the City Clerk and online during this time period and may only be filed during that week. 

Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (321) 952-3414.


Terese M. Jones, CMC
City Clerk

For information on voting precincts or on how to register to vote, please visit Brevard County Supervisor of Elections website or call  (321) 952-6328.