Elections

March 9, 2021 General Election Information

The General Election for the Town of Windermere took place on March 9, 2021.

The Town of Windermere would like to say thank you to all of our volunteer poll workers who helped to facilitate the 2021 general election.
 
The following results are official following the election audit, completed on Friday, March 12, 2021

Bill Martini has been re-elected to his second term as Windermere Town Council Member.

Tony Davit and Mandy David were elected to their first terms as Windermere Town Council Members. View the 2021 election results here.

The swearing in will take place on the March 23, 2021 Town Council Meeting.

 

Should you have any further election questions, please contact Town Clerk Dorothy Burkhalter at 407-876-2563 x 5323 or dburkhalter@town.windermere.fl.us

Candidates Qualifying Information for the March 9, 2021 Election

Seats open:                  Three Town Council Members

Qualifying Opens:       Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 12:00 Noon

Qualifying Closes:       Friday, January 8, 2021, at 12:00 Noon

Election Day:               Tuesday, March 9, 2021 (Polls open at 7:00am and close at 7:00pm)

Sec. 5.02     Qualifications to Hold Office

Any person shall be eligible to hold the office of Town Council member provided the person shall have attained the age of eighteen (18) years prior to election or appointment, is a citizen of the United States, and will have been a permanent resident of the Town for twelve (12) consecutive months immediately prior to the resident’s election or appointment. For the purpose of qualifying for membership on the Town Council, persons residing within any area at the time of the annexation of that area to the Town shall be deemed to have been residents of the Town for such period of time as such persons have been residents of such annexed area of the Town.

Qualifying for the March 9, 2021 Election has closed.

 

Qualified Candidates for the March 9, 2021 Election

Candidate Q&A with the Southwest Orange Observer

2021 Canvass Audit

2021 Canvass Audit Espanol

2021 Candidates' Night

 

Get to know the 4 candidates running for Town Council during the Town’s virtual Candidates’ Night:

Mandy David
Tony Davit
Mike Hargreaves
Bill Martini (incumbent)

Co-hosted by West Orange Chamber of Commerce President, Stina D’Uva, and former Town of Windermere Mayor, Gary Bruhn, the 2021 Candidates’ Night will take place on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:00pm.

Weren’t able to attend, but still want a recap? Check out the recorded event here.

 

2020 Municipal Election

Mayor Jim O’Brien, as well as Council Members Chris Sapp and Andy Williams were unopposed. Therefore, there will be no municipal election in 2020.

If you are interested in running as a candidate, please check back at a later date for the link you may use to download the information or contact Dorothy Burkhalter (Town Clerk) at 407-876-2563 x 5323.

Please be advised that it takes some time to verify signatures through the Orange County Supervisor of Election’s Office.

Reminders & Deadlines

  • Candidate Qualifying for 2021 TBA
  • Candidate Qualifying for 2021 TBA
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have lived in town limits for past 12 months
  • Must obtain & verify signatures prior to deadline

Your local voting precinct will be at 520 Main Street, inside of historic Town Hall.

As a reminder, political and election campaign signs not exceeding four square feet in area may be displayed by an owner or tenant on their property without a permit.

If you have questions or see anyone violating the Town’s sign ordinance, please call 407-876-2563 ext 5330.