Elections

The next Town Election is November 6, 2018.

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November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election
The electors of the Town of Southwest Ranches, Florida, are hereby notified on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 there will be a General Municipal Election for the purpose of electing Council Members for Town Districts 1 and 2.

November 6, 2018 Sample Ballot (Town portion hi-lited in yellow on pages 2 and 9)
Southwest Ranches Sample Ballot

Qualifying papers can be picked up in the Office of the Town Clerk. The qualifying period commences on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) until Friday, June 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon).
All qualified electors for the Town of Southwest Ranches whose names appear on the registration books of the Broward County Supervisor of Elections will be eligible to vote in said election, at the polling location designated by the Broward County Supervisor of Elections, from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Absentee ballots for the Town of Southwest Ranches, Florida, General Municipal Election may be obtained from the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room 111, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, or by calling 954-357-7050. All absentee ballots must be returned no later than 7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.
The aforesaid election, qualifying of candidates, voters registration and absentee ballots shall be conducted and handled in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.

For further information, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 954-434-0008.

The duly elected Council Members shall each serve a four-year term commencing at the next regular scheduled Council meeting after the general election.

CANDIDATES REGISTERED:
(Listed alphabetically)

District 1:
John Eastman
John Eastman – Qualifying Paperwork – District 1

Robert Hartmann
Robert Hartmann – Qualifying Paperwork – District 1
Robert Hartmann – Intent to Run

District 2:
Gary Jablonski
Gary Jablonski – Qualifying Paperwork – District 2
Gary Jablonski – Intent to Run

CAMPAIGN TREASURER’S REPORTS:

Council Member District 1
John Eastman
John Eastman M8 08/01/18 -08/31/18
John Eastman M7 07/01/-18 – 07/31/18 – Waiver of Report
John Eastman – Amended M6 Report
John Eastman M6 06/01/18 – 06/30/18

Robert Hartmann
Robert Hartmann M8 08/01/18 -08/31/18
Robert Hartmann M7 07/01/18 -07/31/18
Robert Hartmann M6 06/01/18 – 06/30/18
Robert Hartmann M5 05/01/18 – 05/31/18
Robert Hartmann M4 04/01/18 – 04/30/18
Robert Hartmann M3 03/01/18 – 03/31/18
Robert Hartmann M2 02/01/18 – 02/28/18
Robert Hartmann M1 01/01/18 – 01/31/18
Robert Hartmann M12 (2017) 12/01/17 – 12/31/17

Council Member District 2
Gary Jablonski
Gary Jablonski M6 06/01/18 – 06/30/18

Campaign Treasurer Reports shall be filed on the 10th day following the end of each month, except that if the tenth day occurs on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the report shall be filed on the next business day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday.

The following is the schedule of reports due:

Date due:                                     Name of Report              Cover Period:
February 12, 2018                                  M1                  01/01/18 – 01/31/18
March 12, 2018                                      M2                  02/01/18 – 02/28/18
April 10, 2018                                        M3                  03/01/18 – 03/31/18
May 10, 2018                                        M4                  04/01/18 – 04/30/18
June 11, 2018                                       M5                  05/01/18 – 05/31/18
July 10, 2018                                        M6                  06/01/18 – 06/30/18
August 10, 2018                                   M7                  07/01/18 – 07/31/18
September 10, 2018                             M8                  08/01/18 – 08/31/18
September 20, 2018                            TRQ                06/01/18 – 09/20/18    (Termination Report for those unopposed)
October 12, 2018 (25 days prior)           G4                  09/01/18 – 10/05/18
October 26, 2018 (11 days prior)           G6                  10/06/18 – 10/19/18
November 2, 2018 (4 days prior)           G7                  10/20/18 – 11/01/18

February 14, 2019                                TRG (Termination Report) 11/02/18 – 02/04/19

Campaign treasurer’s reports are due by 5 p.m. on the dates noted above. Failure to file a report on the designated due date shall subject the candidate to a fine of $50 per day for the first 3 days late and, thereafter, $500 per day for each late day; not to exceed 25% of the total receipts or expenditures, whichever is greater, for the period covered by the late report. However, for the reports immediately preceding each primary and general election, the fine shall be $500 per day for each late day, not to exceed 25% of the total receipts or expenditures whichever is greater, for the period covered by the late report, as provided in F.S. Section 106.07(8). Fines must be paid from the candidate’s personal funds – not campaign funds.

It is the candidate’s responsibility to insure that the information contained in the reports is true and correct and in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida.

For further information, please contact the Office of the Town Clerk at 954-434-0008.

Please be advised that under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone at (954) 434-0008, or in writing at 13400 Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches, FL 33330.

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