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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 primary election on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and will also hold its general election on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., at which time two (2) councilmembers (Seats 4 and 5) will be elected to serve from November 2018 to November 2022, following the election.

Political Signs - Registration for Non-City Candidates

All candidates and political committees (PC) 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 immediately preceding the date of the election; and

     2.  Registered voter, residing at a City address

Candidate Qualifying Information:

The City's qualifying period for the primary election starts on Monday, June 18, 2018, at 12:00 noon, and ends on Friday, June 22, 2018, at 12:00 noon.

If you are interested in qualifying for one of the above seats, you may do so by filing a Candidate 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. 

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.