Election Information

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ELECTION FOR THE CITY OF CRESCENT CITY

THE CITY OF CRESCENT CITY 2020 GENERAL ELECTION FOR TWO (2) COMMISSION SEATS DESIGNATED GROUP 3 AND GROUP 4 AND THE SEAT OF MAYOR-COMMISSIONER WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020, AT THE GOVERNMENTAL COMPLEX, 115 N. SUMMIT STREET, CRESCENT CITY, FLORIDA.

FINAL QUALIFYING FOR ALL CANDIDATES BEGINS AT 12:00 NOON, ON MONDAY, AUGUST 3, 2020, AND ENDS AT 12:00 NOON, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2020.

Members of the city commission shall be registered electors residing in the municipality at least six (6) months prior to filing for election. A person meeting these qualifications of office that is seeking to become a candidate for the office of mayor-commissioner or commissioner may do so by presenting a nominating petition signed by at least twenty-five (25) qualified electors or by payment of five percent (5%) of the salary of the office sought as a qualifying fee. Each candidate shall also file a sworn qualification statement with City Hall which shall state The name and occupation of the candidate qualifying for a place on the election ballot; and the address of his/her place of residence in the city; and that he/she is a candidate for the office of mayor-commissioner or commissioner, specifying the group number of the commission office being sought; and that he/she shall be willing to serve if elected.

Such NOMINATING PETITIONS, qualification statement and all other required information shall be filed with the City and the Supervisor of Elections of Putnam County.

THE DEADLINE FOR NEW VOTER REGISTRATIONS IS 5:00 P.M., MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2020.  VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS MAY BE PICKED UP AT THE GOVERNMENTAL COMPLEX, 115 N. SUMMIT STREET, CRESCENT CITY, FLORIDA OR THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE, 2509 CRILL AVENUE, SUITE 900, PALATKA, FLORIDA.

LOGIC & ACCURACY TESTS WILL BE AT 1:30 PM ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020, AT THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE, 2509 CRILL AVENUE, SUITE 900, PALATKA, FLORIDA.

THE CANVASSING BOARD WILL MEET AT 1:30 PM ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020 TO CANVAS AND TABULATE ABSENTEE BALLOTS AT THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE, 2509 CRILL AVENUE, SUITE 900, PALATKA, FLORIDA.

THE CANVASSING BOARD WILL MEET AT 1:30 PM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2020 AT THE SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE, 2509 CRILL AVENUE, SUITE 900, PALATKA, FLORIDA TO CANVAS THE OVERSEAS BALLOTS, CERTIFY THE ELECTION, COMPLETE CONDUCT OF ELECTION REPORT, AND CONDUCT THE POST ELECTION AUDIT.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHOULD CONTACT CITY HALL AT 386-698-2525 AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO REQUEST SUCH ACCOMMODATIONS.

MICHAEL ESPOSITO
CITY MANAGER, CITY OF CRESCENT CITY