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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES:

Effective May 6, 2021 per Florida Senate Bill 90, candidates wishing to run for partisan office must have been a registered member of the political party for which they are seeking nomination for 365 days before the beginning of qualifying. In order to meet this requirement, the last day to make any applicable change is April 23, 2023 for the first qualifying period, and June 11, 2023 for the second qualifying period.

Candidate qualifying for the 2024 election cycle will take place in the
Viera and Titusville administrative offices between noon, June 10 - noon June 14.  

(Pre-qualifying papers will be accepted beginning May 27, 2024. F.S. 99.061(8) states that qualifying papers may be submitted to the qualifying officer beginning 14 days prior to the qualifying period.)

 

 

Procedures for running and qualifying for office in Florida are established by the state election code, Chapters 97 to 106 of the Florida Statutes. 

Offices that Qualify with the Florida Division of Elections in Tallahassee:
• Federal, State
• Multi-county
• Multi-county Special District

Offices that Qualify with the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections:
• County
• Single-county District

Each municipality’s City or Town Clerk is the Qualifying Officer for their respective municipal candidates. Contact information for each municipal Clerk can be found at the Contact Your Elected Officials section of our website.

If you are interested in running for a Brevard County or Special District office, we are here to help! Candidates who file with the Supervisor of Elections will receive a Candidate Packet that will provide information on the specific requirements for the office you are seeking. Please contact the Candidate Coordinator at Candidate@VoteBrevard.gov, or call us at 321-290-VOTE (8683) for more information.

The qualifying periods for 2023 are as follows:

Special District: August 28, 2023 (begins at noon) – September 1, 2023 (ends at noon) 

The qualifying periods for 2024 are as follows:

Judicial: April 22, 2024 (begins at noon) - April 26, 2024 (ends at noon)

County/Special District: June 10, 2024 (begins at noon) – June 14, 2024 (ends at noon)

**Qualifying will take place in the Titusville and Viera offices**

The petition deadlines for 2023 are as follows:

Special District: Noon, July 31, 2023

The petition deadlines for 2024 are as follows:

Judicial: Noon, March 25, 2024

County/Special District: Noon, May 13, 2024

 

★ CANDIDATE FORMS YOU NEED TO FILE TO RUN FOR OFFICE
★ CANDIDATE QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS
★ IMPORTANT!  RESIGN TO RUN LAW INFORMATION


321-290-VOTE (8683)
1-833-803-0613 (Spanish - Toll Free)

Titusville
400 South Street
Titusville, FL 32780

Viera
2725 Judge Fran
Jamieson Way
Viera, FL 32940

Melbourne
1515 Sarno Road
Melbourne, FL 32935

Palm Bay
450 Cogan Drive SE
Palm Bay, FL 32909