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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 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. 


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 Pre-Qualifying Information:

If you are interested in announcing your candidacy for one of the above seats, you may announce your candidacy for Council 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 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.  Forms will be available from the Office of the City Clerk and on-line during this time period and may only be filed during the week of qualifying.  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.