City Elections

2020 City Commission Elections

The City of Gainesville will hold elections in 2020 for the At-Large seat, City Commission District 2 seat and City Commission District 3 seat. This is a non-partisan election.

Qualifying Information

For qualifying information and other candidate requirements, please click here.

Election Day

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

  • Gainesville City Commission, At-Large
  • Gainesville City Commission, District 3
  • Gainesville City Commission, District 2

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: Friday, March 6, 2020 - Saturday, March 14, 2020

Daily Hours: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Locations:   Reitz Union, UF Campus

    Millhopper Branch Library

    Tower Road Branch Library

    Supervisor of Elections Office

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.

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.