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.

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:
Robert Hartmann
Robert Hartmann – Intent to Run

District 2:
None

CAMPAIGN TREASURER’S REPORTS:

Council Member District 1

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
None

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
June 29, 2018                                       P1                   06/01/18 – 06/22/18
July 13, 2018                                        P2                   06/23/18 – 07/06/18
July 27, 2018                                        P3                   07/07/18 – 07/20/18
August 3, 2018                                     P4                   07/21/18 – 07/27/18
August 10, 2018                                   P5                   07/28/18 – 08/03/18
August 17, 2018                                   P6                   08/04-18 – 08/10/18
August 24, 2018                                   P7                   08/11/18 – 08/23/18
September 7, 2018                               G1                   08/24/18 – 08/31/18
September 21, 2018                             G2                   09/01/18 – 09/14/18
October 5, 2018                                    G3                   09/15/18 – 09/28/18
October 12, 2018 (25 days prior)           G4                  09/29/18 – 10/05/18
October 19, 2018 (18 days prior)           G5                  10/06/18 – 10/12/18
October 26, 2018 (11 days prior)           G6                  10/13/18 – 10/19/18
November 2, 2018 (4 days prior)           G7                  10/20/18 – 11/01/18
February 14, 2019                                TR                  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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