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2019 Elections

2019 Offices Up for Election

Link to Candidates Running

City of Jacksonville

Supervisor of Elections
Property Appraiser
Tax Collector
City Council (Districts 1-14 and At Large Groups 1-5)

A first Consolidated Government election is held on the twelfth Tuesday of 2019. Each candidate receiving a majority of the votes cast in each contest in the first election shall be declared elected for such office. A general Consolidated Government election shall be held  on the eighth Tuesday after the first election in all contests in which a candidate does not receive a majority. The candidates in the general election shall be the two candidates with the highest vote totals in the first election.

First Election: March 19, 2019
General Election: May 14, 2019

2019 Petition Deadline

December 10, 2018 NOON

2019 Voter Registration/Bookclosing Deadline

Eligible individuals can register to vote at any time. The deadline to register in order to participate in an upcoming election is 29 days before the election. The registration deadlines for 2019 are:

First Election: February 19, 2019
General Election: April 15, 2019

2019 Vote-by-Mail Ballot 'Send' Deadline

For absent stateside and overseas uniformed service member and overseas civilian voters (also known as UOCAVA voters), the deadline for election officials to send ballots is 45 days before an election. The send deadlines for 2019 are: 
First Election:  February 2, 2019
General Election:  March 30, 2019

For domestic voters, the mandatory period for election officials to send ballots is between 35 and 28 days before an election. The send periods for 2019 are:

First Election: February 12 - 19, 2019
General Election: April 9 - 16, 2019  

2019 Early Voting Period

The early voting period consists of a minimum mandatory period of 8 days. The mandatory early voting periods for 2019 are:

First Election:  March 9 - 16, 2019
General Election:  May 4 - 11, 2019

In addition, each county Supervisor of Elections may offer optional days of early voting in addition to the mandatory early voting period.  Each Supervisor of Elections may choose from one or more of the following days for 2019:

First Election:  March 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and/or March 17, 2019
General Election:  April 29, 30, May 1, 2, 3 and/or May 12, 2019

Qualifying Dates

Noon, January 7, 2019 - Noon, January 11, 2019

Link to Candidates Running

Qualification has ended. Click the Link to Candidates Running to see who will be on your ballot.


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Unless you are very wealthy and can fund your own campaign, in order to succeed as a candidate, you must raise funds. Events, mailing campaigns, printing, signage, advertisements, etc. all add up to huge expenses. If you've received enough signatures, you won't need funds to qualify.  However, if you fall short, in order to be a candidate you must pay the amount for postitions listed in the previous blog.

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