Election Information

2020 City Commission Elections

The City of Stuart will hold Elections in 2020 for Commissioner Seats/Groups 1, 3, and 5 and a Special Election for the vacant Seat/Group 4

Note: Resignation of Commissioner Seat/Group 4 was effective May 27, 2020.  A Special Election for Seat/Group 4 is open and shall be limited to the remainder of the current term.  

This is a non-partisan election.

          First Day of Qualifying - June 8, 2020 at 12:00 Noon

Last Day of Qualifying - June 12, 2020 by 12:00 Noon 

Primary Election Day - August 18, 2020

General Election Day - November 3, 2020

All candidates must be: 1) a registered elector of the City; 2) a permanent resident of the City; and 3) a continuous, full-time resident of the City for the entire calendar year preceding his/her qualification for office.  

Candidate Information and Resources:

STEP ONE:  Do not accept contributions and do not open a campaign account until you have filed Form DS-DE-9 “Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Depository for Candidates” with the City Clerk.

STEP TWO:  Read and understand the election process using the following links:  
 Florida Division of Elections Candidate Campaign Treasurer Handbook 2020 
The Florida Election Code

STEP THREE:  When Step One is complete and a copy of DS-DE-9 is taken to the bank to open an account, scheduled reports will be due.  The report due date schedule will be provided to you by the City Clerk.  

Commission Election Packets

City Commissioner Candidate Packets for the 2020 Election are available in the Department of the City Clerk located at City Hall, 121 SW Flagler Avenue, Stuart, Florida 34994.  772-288-5306.