·Candidates & Committees


Candidate qualifying for City of Miami Commission Districts 1, 2 and 4, for the November 3, 2015, General Municipal Election will be held at the Office of the City Clerk, Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida 33133, beginning on September 4, 2015, and ending on September 19, 2015. During this period, the Office of the City Clerk will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., and on Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

It is respectfully requested of all prospective candidates to please call, in advance, in order to set up an appointment for qualifying as a candidate. Appointments can be made by calling the Office of the City Clerk at 305-250-5361 (TTY users may call via the Florida Relay Service by dialing 711).

The following documents are REQUIRED to qualify as a candidate:

1) Form DS-DE 9 - Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of
    Campaign Depository
2) Form DS-DE 84 - Statement of Candidate
3) Affidavit of Candidate
4) 2014 Form 1 Statement of Financial Interests
5) Form DS-DE 25 - Loyalty Oath
6) Acknowledgement by Candidates Covered by the Mandatory Provision of the
    Ethical Campaign Practices Ordinance

The following documents are OPTIONAL to qualify as a candidate:

1) City of Miami Loyalty Oath
2) Declaration and First Amendment Waiver for Candidates Who Agree to Comply  
    with the Voluntary Statement of Fair Campaign Practices

To become a qualified candidate for Commissioner of the City of Miami you must be a registered voter and a duly qualified elector in the City of Miami; as well as have resided for a minimum of one (1) year before qualifying in the Commission District for which you are running.  Additionally, candidates must pay at the time of qualifying a City of Miami Qualifying Fee of $100 and a State of Florida Assessment Fee of $582.  These fees can only be paid with a check from a campaign account.

If you have any questions regarding this information please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 305-250-5361.


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