City Elections

2019 City Commission Elections

The City of Gainesville will hold elections in 2019 for the Mayoral seat and City Commission District 4 seat. This is a non-partisan election.

Qualifying Information

For information on qualifying, please contact the Clerk of the Commission office at 352-334-5015 or A qualifying packet must be picked up from the Clerk’s Office, which is located on the first floor of City Hall (200 E. University Ave.). Qualifying for the 2019 city election is from noon Monday, Jan. 28, 2019-noon Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Election Day

Election Day for the City of Gainesville election is Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Polling places are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on Election Day. If needed, the runoff date is Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Voter Registration Deadline

The voter registration deadline for this election is February 19, 2019.

What's On The Ballot

Gainesville City Commission, Mayor (at-large)
Gainesville City Commission, District 4

Charter Amendment: To Create a City Charter Review Commission

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.


For more information on voting by mail, please click here.

Early Voting

Dates & Times

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - Saturday, March 16, 2019
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays, Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday


Millhopper Library, 3145 NW 43rd St.
Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th St.
Supervisor of Elections’ Office, 515 N. Main St.
Reitz Union, 655 Museum Rd.
MLK Center, 1028 NE 14th St.

For more information on early voting, please click here.

Precinct Voting

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, please click here. You can find which precinct you are assigned to vote at by looking at your Voter Information Card. For more information, please click here.

Sample Ballots

Sample ballots will be available closer to the election. Please check back.

Canvassing Board

For more information regarding the City of Gainesville Canvassing Board, please click here.

Financial Reports

For submitted financial reports, please click here.

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.