March 9, 2021 General Election Information
- Haven’t registered to Vote yet? The deadline to register to vote is FEBRUARY 8, 2021
- Vote By Mail – If you received a ballot in the mail for the past two (2) Federal Elections, you will need to resubmit your request to continue to receive a ballot by mail with the Orange County Supervisor of Elections. You may contact OCSE at 407-836-2070 or through their website.
- Early Voting – Beginning March 1, 2021, you may early vote at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections office, 119 West Kaley Street, Orlando, FL 32806, Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm. Early voting closes March 5, 2021 at 5:00pm.
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- Voting on Election Day – Polls will open 7:00am – 7:00pm. Voting location will be in the Town Hall located at 520 Main Street.
Should you have any further election questions, please contact Town Clerk Dorothy Burkhalter at 407-876-2563 x 5323 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
2021 Candidates' Night
Get to know the 4 candidates running for Town Council during the Town’s virtual Candidates’ Night:
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. This is a virtual event, the Zoom info is below. Can’t attend but still want a recap? The Zoom recording will be posted to the Town’s YouTube page.
Meeting ID: 953 3561 5627
2021 Candidate Packets
APPOINTMENTS ARE *REQUIRED.* PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TOWN CLERK, DOROTHY BURKHALTER (407-876-2563 EXT 5323) TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. TOWN STAFF WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE WALK-INS.
#1 Receipt of Checklist
#2 Candidate Information
#3 Candidate Petition
#4 Statement of Financial Interest
#5 Appointment of Campaign Treasurer
#6 Testing of Tabulation Equipment
#7 Florida Statute 102.031
#8 FS 106.143 Political Advertisements
#9 Campaign Fun-Raiser
#10 Political Signs
#11 FS 101.131 Watchers at the Polls
#12 FS Chapter 99
#13 FS Chapter 105
#14 FS Chapter 106
#15 Statement of Candidate
#16 Candidate Pronunciation Request
#17 Reporting Dates
#18 Campaign Treasurer’s Report Summary
#19 Waiver of Report
#20 Candidate Oath
#21 Loyalty Oath
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.