CITY OF TITUSVILLE
General/Primary Election – Tuesday, August 23, 2022
General/Runoff Election – Tuesday, November 8, 2022
In the event more than two candidates qualify for a particular seat, then a primary election will be held on August 23, 2022. If no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast (50 percent plus one) then a runoff election will be held between the two candidates receiving the highest number of votes on November 8, 2022. If a candidate receives a majority of the votes cast during the primary election on August 23, 2022, said candidate will be elected. If only two candidates qualify for a particular seat, then the general election will be held on November 8, 2022.
Elected candidates take office on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.
Offices Open –
- Council Member Seat One (4 Year Term) – currently held by Robert L. Jordan, Jr.
- Council Member Seat Three (4 Year Term) – currently held by Joe C. Robinson
- Council Member Seat Five (4 Year Term) – currently held by Jo Lynn Nelson
Term of Office – Four years
Qualifying Fee – $50.00. In addition, the State of Florida Department of State requires an assessment of one percent (1%) of the annual salary of the office being sought. City Council’s salary is $8,102.90 a year, which equates to a $81.03 assessment. [Florida Statutes 99.093(1)].
Qualifying Starts – 12 Noon: Thursday, May 19, 2022
Qualifying Closes – 12 Noon: Thursday, June 2, 2022
To qualify for office of Council Member, candidates shall have been residents of the City one year prior to filing; shall have qualifications of electors in the City of Titusville, Florida; shall not hold any other elective public office; and shall pay the filing fee of $50.00 plus the state assessment. The resign-to-run law does not apply to political party offices, persons serving without salary as members of an appointive board or authority, and persons holding federal office. [Florida Statutes 99.012(6) and (7)]
Candidates shall file qualifying papers and qualifying fee with the City Clerk. Qualifying papers consist of Loyalty Oath/Oath of Candidate, Financial Disclosure, and Appointment of Campaign Treasurer Forms.
A candidate may announce his/her candidacy prior to qualifying. However, no campaign funds may be collected or disbursed until the candidate has named a treasurer and depository and filed the appropriate form with the City Clerk.
Contact the City Clerk’s Office for additional information at (321) 567-3686.
STATE LAW REQUIRES CANDIDATES OF MUNICIPAL OFFICE TO COMPLY WITH STATE
REGULATIONS AND ACCOUNTING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES AND
COMMITTEES AS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES.