Primary Election - Tuesday, August 18, 2020
General/Runoff Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Should there be more than two (2) qualifying candidates for Mayor or for a given Council seat, then a primary election will be held on August 18, 2020. The two (2) primary candidates receiving the highest number of votes shall be the candidates in the general election. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes in the general election shall be declared elected to the office for which he or she was a candidate.
In the event there are fewer than three (3) qualifying candidates for Mayor or for a given Council seat, their names will not appear on the primary election ballot, but they will appear on the general election ballot. If a candidate for Mayor or for a given Council seat receives more than fifty percent (50%) of the vote in a primary election, then said candidate shall be declared elected to the office and no names shall appear on the general election ballot.
Candidates for the office of city council shall be a resident of the city and shall have been for at least two (2) years immediately preceding the election, shall be a registered voter residing at a city address, and shall qualify for such office by complying with the Florida Statutes and in such manner as may be prescribed by ordinance and shall continue to be a resident and an elector of the city during the term of office.
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.
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.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (321) 952-3414.
Terese M. Jones, CMC