CITY ELECTIONS

The Bunnell City Commission consists of a Mayor and four at-large members.

Nonpartisan election

All qualifications and elections of the City Commission and the office of Mayor shall be conducted on a nonpartisan basis without regard for or designation of political party affiliation of any nominee on any nomination petition of ballot.

2019 Municipal Election:

The next City election is March 5, 2019. The election is for Mayor and two Commission seats which are currently held by Commissioner Baxley and Commissioner Tucker. The salary for Commissioner is $8,640.00 annually and for Mayor is $10,800.00 annually.

Candidate Handbooks are now available from the City Clerk office during regular business days and hours.

To become a candidate, you must be a registered voter in Flagler County, a qualified elector residing in the corporate limits of the City of Bunnell continuously for 12 months immediately preceding the date of commencement of the term of office (April 8, 2019), and hold no other public office.

To qualify via the petition method, valid petitions must be turned into the office of the City Clerk no later than Noon (12:00 PM) Monday, December 10, 2018. However, there are other important “first steps” that must be taken to be declared as a candidate before petitions can be distributed or signed. This information is provided in the Candidate Handbook. The state election assessment fee of $86.40 for Commissioner and $108.00 for Mayor (1% of annual salary) is also due by this date.

The qualifying period for this election is 8:00 AM Monday, January 7th, 2019 through Noon (12:00 PM) Friday, January 11th, 2019. The Qualifying fees due when using this method is $259.00 for Commissioner and $324.00 for Mayor (3% of annual salary) AND the state election assessment fee of $86.40 for Commissioner and $108.00 for Mayor (1% of annual salary) is also due before the close of the qualifying period.

For more information on becoming a candidate for the upcoming election contact the City Clerk’s office at 386-437-7500, or 201 W. Moody Blvd., Bunnell, FL 32110.

For more information on election laws in the State of Florida, visit the websites for the Florida State Division of Elections and the Flagler County Supervisor of Elections Office.

Florida Division of Elections
      Candidate Forms

Flagler County Supervisor of Elections