2020 City Commission Elections
The City of Gainesville will hold elections in March 2020 for the At-Large seat, City Commission District 2 seat and City Commission District 3 seat. This is a non-partisan election.
Information is available for qualifying information and other candidate requirements.
Election Day for the City of Gainesville election is Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Polling places are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Election Day. If needed, the runoff date is Tuesday, April 28, 2020.
Voter Registration Deadline
The voter registration deadline for this election is Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.
What's On The Ballot
The at-large races may be voted on by all registered voters living within Gainesville city limits. District races may be voted on by all registered voters living within that specific district.
Vote-by-mail by requesting a vote-by-mail ballot.
Dates and times
Friday, March 6, 2020 - Saturday, March 14, 2020
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
- Reitz Union, 655 Museum Rd.
- Millhopper Branch Library, 3145 NW 43rd St.
- Tower Road Branch Library, 3020 SW 75th St.
- Supervisor of Elections' Office, 515 N. Main St.
Voting at your polling place on Election Day is easy. Remember to bring picture and signature identification. For more information on the types of identification accepted at the polls, view Accepted Types of Identification. You can find which precinct you are assigned to vote at by looking at your Voter Information Card. For more information, view Alachua County Precincts & Polling Places.
Sample ballots will be available closer to the election. Please check back.
Note: The Board of Canvassers has one opening. City residency is required. Submit a letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Clerk of the City Commission’s Office (200 E. University Ave., first floor). The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.
For more information regarding the City of Gainesville Canvassing Board, please reference: Board of canvassers; composition; powers and duties.
For submitted financial reports, please view Financial Report Information.
For more information regarding elections, please contact the Gainesville City Clerk at 352-334-5015.
Candidate packets are available for pickup at the Clerk’s Office.