2018 Key Biscayne Municipal Election Information


The Village Clerk organizes and oversees all elections within the Village of Key Biscayne.  The next Village of Key Biscayne regular municipal election for Mayor and three Councilmembers will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Voters in all precincts report to the Community Center Gymnasium to cast their ballots.

According to Village Clerk Jennifer Medina, the following residents qualified for this year's Village of Key Biscayne Municipal Election on November 6, 2018:

 

  • For the office of Mayor: Michael Davey and Luis de la Cruz

  • For the office of Councilmember: Jeffrey Gonzalez, Luis Lauredo, Ed London, Ignacio Segurola and Tony Winton

An Optical Scan sample ballot for the Key Biscayne Municipal and Special Election on November 6th election is available here (PDF). The sample ballot is courtesy of the Miami-Dade Department of Elections.

 


 

Qualifying packages for residents interested in running for Mayor or Council are available in the Office of the Village Clerk, located in Suite 220 of Village Hall at 88 West McIntyre Street. The material can be picked up Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Any citizen who is a qualified elector and a resident of the Village of Key Biscayne, Florida, for at least one (1) year preceding the date of filing may be a candidate for the office of Village Council.

If more than two candidates file for the office of Mayor, a primary election for that office will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.

 

The Mayor shall be elected at-large for a two-year term by the electors of the Village in the manner provided in Article V of the Charter of the Village of Key Biscayne. Councilmembers shall be elected at-large for a four (4) year term by the electors of the Village in the manner provided in Article V of the Charter of the Village of Key Biscayne.

 

No person shall serve as Mayor for more than two (2) consecutive elected terms, and no person my serve on the Council, or as any combination of Mayor and Councilmember, for more that eight (8) consecutive years.

 

The duly elected Mayor and Councilmembers will be installed to their respective offices nine (9) days following the day of regular election at which s/he is elected.

 

Qualifying Requirements for 2018 municipal candidates in the Village of Key Biscayne are part of the information and required forms given here in the first part of the 2018 Candidate Handbook (PDF).

  • Filing for the office of Mayor will commence at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 and end at 12:00 noon on Friday, June 22, 2018. All candidates must file their qualifying papers with the Village Clerk during this time period.

  • Filing for the office of Councilmember will commence at 12:00 noon on Monday, August 13, 2018 and end at 12:00 noon on Thursday, August 23, 2018. All candidates must file their qualifying papers with the Village Clerk during this time period.

 

Please keep in mind that the Miami-Dade County Elections Department is in charge of registering voters, printing ballots, providing voting equipment and monitors, and tallying voting results, as outlined here.

 

 

 


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