2020 Presidential Preference Primary and Uniform Municipal Elections

Deadline to register or change party: Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Early Voting: 10 a. m. - 6 p.m., Saturday, March 7, 2020 - Sunday, March 15, 2020, click here for Early Voting Locations

Vote By Mail Return Ballot: Due by 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Election Day: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020

In the Presidential Preference Primary, voters registered with the Democratic or Republican parties express their preference for the presidential candidate they would like to represent their party. For more information regarding the Presidential Preference Primary Election, visit the Florida Division of Elections website.  

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Some party candidates for president have reportedly suspended or ended their presidential campaigns. 

If a candidate does not submit a formal withdrawal by December 9, 2019 in accordance with section 103.101(3), Fla. Stat., the candidate's name must remain on the Presidential Preference Primary ballot for his or her respective party. A vote cast for any candidate appearing on the ballot will count as a vote for that candidate. Please research your candidate prior to casting your ballot.

 

Republican Presidential Candidates
Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente
Donald J. Trump
Joe Walsh
Bill Weld
Democratic Presidential Candidates
Michael Bennet
Joe Biden 
Michael R. Bloomberg
Cory Booker
Pete Buttigieg
Julián Castro
John Delaney
Tulsi Gabbard
Amy Klobuchar
Deval Patrick
Bernie Sanders
Joe Sestak
Tom Steyer
Elizabeth Warren
Marianne Williamson
Andrew Yang
City of Boca Raton
Candidates Seat
Scott Singer Mayor
Bernard Korn Mayor
City of Boynton Beach
Candidates Seat
Woodrow Hay City Commissioner District 2
Bernard Wright City Commissioner District 2
David Katz City Commissioner District 4
Rick Maharajh City Commissioner District 4
Ty Penserga City Commissioner District 4
Town of Briny Breezes
Candidates *** (Vote for Three)*** Seat
Christina Adams   Alderman
William Birch  Alderman
Kathleen Mary Gross Alderman
Charles Swift   Alderman
Lynne Weiner  Alderman
City of Delray Beach
Candidates Seat
Bill Bathurst  Commissioner Seat 2
Juli Casale Commissioner Seat 2
Jennifer Jones Commissioner Seat 2
Debra Tendrich  Commissioner Seat 2
Angela Burns Commissioner Seat 4
Chris Davey Commissioner Seat 4
Shirley E. Johnson Commissioner Seat 4
Ballot Question Response
Charter Amendment - Commissioner/Mayor Salaries:

 

Currently, any ordinance proposing to increase the annual salaries of the Mayor and Commissioners is not effective unless adopted at least six (6) months prior to the next regular city election. The charter amendment eliminates the six (6) month requirement and proposes that Mayor and Commissioner salary increases become effective at the next Organizational Meeting held on or after the last Thursday in March.

 

Shall the charter amendment be adopted?
Yes (For Approval)

 

No (Against Approval)
City of Haverhill
Candidates Seat
Andre R. Rajoo Council Seat 1
Dennis Withington Council Seat 1
Ray Caranci Council Seat 2
Daniel H. Sohn Council Seat 2
Town of Hypoluxo
Candidates *** (Vote for Three)*** Seat
John Sochacki Town Council
Christine Nagy Town Council
Linda Allen Town Council
Brad Doyle Town Council
Jupiter Inlet Colony
Candidates Seat
Cindy Keim Commissioner Group 2
Saeed Khan Commissioner Group 2
Jupiter
Candidates Seat
Cameron May First District
Wayne R. Posner First District
Lantana
Candidates Seat
Edward P. Shropshire Group 3
Mark Zeitler Group 3
Philip J. Aridas Group 4
Karen Lythgoe Group 4
Loxahatchee Groves
Candidates Seat
David DeMarois Town Council Seat 5
Margaret Herzog Town Council Seat 5
Ballot Question Response
Loxahatchee Groves Charter Amendments To Address Various Outdated And Obsolete Provisions.

 

 

Shall Loxahatchee Groves amend its charter to delete certain provisions or portions of a provision that are outdated or no longer applicable to the town regarding boundaries as it relates to annexation prohibitions, qualifying periods, standards of conduct, transition schedule, terms and references to county taxing districts?
Yes

 

No
Loxahatchee Groves Charter Amendments to provide for consecutive appointment restrictions for Mayor.

 

 

Shall Loxahatchee Groves amend its charter to provide that a council member may not be selected to serve more than two consecutive annual appointments as Mayor, unless an annual break (one regular election cycle) between appointments has occurred?
Yes

 

No
Loxahatchee Groves Charter Amendments to provide for term limits for the Town Council.

 

 

Shall Loxahatchee Groves amend its charter to provide that a council member may not serve more than two consecutive terms, of three years each, unless there is, at a minimum, a break of one regular election cycle following the end of the second term in which the person does not serve as a council member?
Yes

 

No
Lake Park
Ballot Question Response
Lake Park Question

 

 

Shall the town commission be authorized pursuant to section 3, Article VII of the state constitution to grant an ad valorem property tax exemption of the taxes to be paid to the town for qualified new businesses proposing to locate in the town, or for the expansion of an existing qualified businesses in the town?
Yes

 

No
Lake Worth Beach
Ballot Question Response
Ballot Question One

 

 

In order to reduce the city’s maintenance costs and enhance city facilities, shall Article II, Section 3, of the City of Lake Worth Beach charter entitled “City-owned Property East of the A1A Roadway” be amended to allow for a lease of up to 30 years with all proceeds used exclusively for the city-owned property east of the A1A roadway?
Yes

 

No
Ballot Question Two

 

 

In order to continue the county’s management and maintenance of the Jewell-Steinhardt Cove as a nature preserve, which preserve is generally located adjacent and west of A1A and adjacent and south of the Lake Worth Beach Bridge, shall the city be authorized to extend its current lease with Palm Beach County to a total lease term of 99 years?
Yes

 

No
Ballot Question Three

 

 

To make the renovation and reopening of the historic Gulfstream Hotel financially feasible, shall Article IV, Section 11, of the charter entitled "Building Height Limitation" be amended to allow a maximum height of 87 feet (matching the existing height of the Gulfstream Hotel) instead of 65 feet, for those properties located north of 1st Avenue South and south of Lake Avenue and east of South Lakeside Drive and west of South Golfview Road?
Yes

 

No
Mangonia Park
Candidates Seat
Peggy Cook Seat 2
Sarita C. Johnson Seat 2
Kelisha Buchanan-Webb Seat 4
Addie L. Greene Seat 4
North Palm Beach
Candidates Seat
Darryl C. Aubrey Group 3
Kathleen Wallenhorst Group 3
Palm Beach Gardens
Candidates Seat
Matthew Lane Group 3
Chelsea Reed Group 3
Palm Beach Shores
Candidates Seat
Alan Fiers Mayor
Myra Koutzen Mayor
Candidates *** (Vote for Two) *** Seat
Gil Gilgallon Commissioner
Tracy Larcher Commissioner
Scott McCranels Commissioner
Tom Mills Commissioner
Brian Tyler Commissioner
Palm Springs
Ballot Question Response
Ballot Question One: Preservation of the Village of Palm Springs Police Department

 

 

Shall the Village of Palm Springs Charter be amended to preserve the Village's local Police Department by requiring a referendum vote of the electorate to abolish, merge, outsource and/or otherwise transfer the Village's provision of law enforcement services to any other agency and/or entity and to require a supermajority vote of the Village Council when such referendum is initiated by the Village Council?
Yes

 

No
South Bay
Candidates Seat
Esther E. Berry Commissioner Seat 1
Michael E. Jackson Commissioner Seat 1
South Palm Beach
Candidates *** (Vote for Two) *** Seat
Elvadianne Culbertson Council Member
Robert Gottlieb Council Member
Raymond McMillan Council Member
Ballot Question Response
Ballot Question One:

 

 

Shall the Town of South Palm Beach Charter be amended to delete, revise or add certain provisions including deleting the Director of Public Safety Section, revising language relating to the authority of the Town Manager to transfer appropriated funds, addressing various housekeeping and administrative matters, deleting obsolete provisions and providing the date for Charter revisions to take effect?
Yes

 

No
Ballot Question Two:

 

 

Shall the South Palm Beach Charter be amended to establish four (4) year terms for the Mayor and Council, with elections scheduled in even numbered years, effective for those candidates elected in March 2020 and moving forward and extending the two (2) year terms of individuals elected in March 2019 to the election of March 2022?
Yes

 

No
Ballot Question Three:

 

 

Shall the South Palm Beach Charter be amended to grant the Mayor the power to declare an emergency?
Yes

 

No
Ballot Question Four:

 

 

Shall the South Palm Beach Charter be amended to remove a restriction on increasing or reducing the compensation of a Town Councilor during the individual term in which such increase or reduction is approved?
Yes

 

No
Ballot Question Five:

 

 

Shall South Palm Beach Charter be amended to revise the number of signatures of voters on initiative petitions from 15% to 10% of registered voters?
Yes

 

No
West Palm Beach
Candidates Seat
Kelly Shoaf Commission District 1
Martina Tate-Walker Commission District 1
Christina D'Elosua Lambert Commission District 5
Stephen Sylvester Commission District 5
Ballot Question Response
City Of West Palm Beach General Obligation Bonds For Parks, Recreational Facilities And Natural Areas

 

 

To improve public health and protect natural areas and public green space by renovating parks and recreational facilities including playgrounds, safety features, upgraded efficient lighting, park trails, sports courts, athletic fields, community centers and improved accessibility to amenities, shall West Palm Beach issue general obligation bonds not exceeding $30,000,000, bearing maximum lawful interest rates, maturing within 30 years of their issuance, payable from ad valorem taxes, with independent annual audits and citizen oversight?
For Bonds

 

Against Bonds

 

 

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