The Bunnell City Commission consists of a Mayor and four at-large members.
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.
2020 Next Municipal Election:
The next City election is March 17, 2020. The election is for two Commission seats which are currently held by Vice Mayor Rogers and Commissioner Reeger. The salary for Commissioner is $8,726.40 annually.
Candidate Handbooks are now available from the City Clerk office during regular business days and hours. This Handbook is a very valuable resource for anyone seeking to run for an elected office in the City of Bunnell.
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 13, 2020), and 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.
- 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 9, 2019.
- The qualifying period for this election is 8:00 AM Monday, January 6, 2020 through Noon (12:00 PM) Friday, January 10, 2020.
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 visit 201 W. Moody Blvd., Bunnell, FL 32110.