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.

2022 Next Municipal Election:

The next City election is March 8, 2022. The election is for the Mayor and two Commission seats which are currently held by Commissioner Barnes and Commissioner Schultz. The salary for Mayor is $10,800.00 annually and for Commissioner is $8,640.00 annually.

Candidate Handbooks will be available from the City Clerk office during regular business days and hours after October 11, 2021. This Handbook is a very valuable resource for anyone seeking to run for an elected office in the City of Bunnell.

Each candidate for office shall be a registered voter of the City and shall have been a registered voter of the City for one (1) year prior to the date of qualification.  This means registered prior to January 14, 2021 which is 1 year from last day of the Qualification Period and the last day a candidate can be Qualified to Run.  Additionally, they shall hold no other public office. However, there are other steps that must be taken before any campaigning can start. Those steps are listed in the Candidate Handbook.

Important Dates

  • Petition Deadline- To qualify via the petition method, valid petitions must be turned into the office of the Supervisor of Elections Office no later than Noon (12:00 PM) Monday, December 13, 2021.
  • The qualifying period for this election is 8:00 AM Monday, January 10, 2022 through Noon (12:00 PM) Friday, January 14, 2022.

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.

For more information on becoming a candidate for the upcoming election contact the City Clerk’s office at 386-437-7500 option 5, or make an appointment with the City Clerk.

Florida Division of Elections
Candidate Forms
Flagler County Supervisor of Elections