Election

CITY OF TITUSVILLE

ELECTION INFORMATION

2024

 

 

Primary Election – Tuesday, August 20, 2024  

 

General/Runoff Election – Tuesday, November 5, 2024

 

In the event more than two candidates qualify for a particular seat, then a primary election will be held on August 20, 2024.  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 5, 2024.  If a candidate receives a majority of the votes cast during the primary election on August 20, 2024, said candidate will be elected.  If only two candidates qualify for a particular seat, then the general election will be held on November 5, 2024.

 

Elected candidates take office on Tuesday, November 26, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Offices Open –           Council Member Seat Two (4 Year Term) – currently held by Dr. Sarah Stoeckel

                                   Mayor Seat Four (4 Year Term) – currently held by Daniel E. Diesel

 

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.  Mayor’s salary is $15,038.40 a year, which equates to a $150.38 assessment.  Council Member’s salary is $11,273.60 a year, which equates to a $112.74 assessment.  [Florida Statutes 99.093].

 

Qualifying Starts – 12 Noon: Thursday, May 16, 2024

 

Qualifying Closes – 12 Noon:  Thursday, May 30, 2024

 

To qualify for office of Mayor or 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]

 

Candidates shall file qualifying papers and qualifying fee with the City Clerk.  

 

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.   [Florida Statutes 106.021]

 

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.


Page updated on October 31, 2023