IMPORTANT NOTICE TO CANDIDATES:
Effective May 6, 2021 (Per 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.
Candidate qualifying for the 2022 Election cycle will take place in the
Viera and Titusville administrative offices noon, June 13th - noon Jun 17th.
(Pre-qualifying papers will be accepted beginning May 31, 2022. 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 Special District
Offices that Qualify with the Brevard County Supervisor of Elections:
• Single-county District
Each municipality’s City or Town Clerk is the Qualifying Officer for their respective municipal candidates.
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 2022 are as follows:
Judicial: April 25th (begins at noon) – April 29th (ends at noon)
County/Special District: June 13th (begins at noon) – June 17th (ends at noon)
**Qualifying will take place in the Titusville and Viera offices**
The petition deadlines for 2022 are as follows:
Judicial: March 28th 2022
County/Special District: May 16th 2022
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