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Election

Election

OVERVIEW

Welcome to the Town of Dundee Election Information Center. This information is intended to familiarize Town Commission Candidates, campaign treasurers, and residents with the duties and responsibilities required under Florida’s Election Laws, and the Town of Dundee Charter. All requirements prescribed by State Statute, and included in this material, are subject to change by Florida Legislature.

To become a candidate, you must be a registered voter in Polk County, a qualified elector in the Town of Dundee, and hold no other public office. The terms are 4 years.

As of January 7, 2022, the qualifying fee for the April 5, 2022 Election for the Mayor seat is $60 and for a Commission seat is $48.


APRIL 05, 2022 MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS

RESULTS OF 2022 TOWN OF DUNDEE ELECTION:

Amendment 1, Compensation of Commission by Ordinance: FAILED
Amendment 2, Replacement After Vacancies: PASSED
Amendment 3, Ballot Initiatives: PASSED
Amendment 4, Closing and Vacating of Boulevards and Streets around Lakes within Dundee by Ordinance: FAILED
Amendment 5, Gender Neutrality: FAILED

2022 Dundee Election Post-Audit Results

2022 ELECTION NOTICE

Notice is hereby given for the Town of Dundee 2022 Election for the following seats:

Commission Seat 1- Bertram Goddard unopposed

Commission Seat 3- Willie Quarles unopposed

Mayor- Samuel Pennant unopposed

All seats for the 2022 Election will be sworn in on May 10, 2022, at 6:30 pm at the meeting of the Town Commission.


APRIL 05, 2022 MUNICIPAL ELECTION SAMPLE BALLOT

2022 DUNDEE Election Sample Ballot


CANVASSING BOARD MEETINGS PUBLIC NOTICE

Dundee Canvassing Board Public Notice 2022 Election


APRIL 05, 2022 REFERENDUM ELECTION NOTICE

2022 Referendum Election Notice Spanish Part 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2022 Referendum Election Notice English Part 2

2022 Referendum Election Notice Spanish Part 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CHARTER REVIEW COMMITTEE RECOMMENDED AMENDMENTS

The Town of Dundee Charter Review Committee proposed a slate of five (5) amendments to the charter of the Town of Dundee in Ordinance 21-36. The proposed Charter amendments will be on the ballot for the 2022 Election.

Ord. 21-36 Charter Amendments


IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES

On April 5, 2022, voters will elect one City Commissioner/Mayor for the following seat(s):

  • Mayor
  • Town Commissioner, Seat No. 1
  • Town Commissioner, Seat No. 3

Regular Election – April 5, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Run-Off Election (if needed) – to be announced.


CANDIDATE QUALIFYING

Monday, February 14, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. EST – Candidate Qualifying Begins

Friday, February 18, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. EST – Candidate Qualifying Ends

Qualifying packets are available in the Town Clerk’s Office, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (excluding holidays)

The following individuals have qualified for the April 5, 2022 Town of Dundee Regular Election.

  • Sam Pennant, Mayor Seat
  • Bertram Goddard, Commission Seat No. 1
  • Willie Quarles, Commission Seat No. 3

INTERESTED IN BECOMING A CANDIDATE?

Candidate Packets are now available and must be completed and submitted by noon on February 18th.

We strongly suggest that you turn in your packet as soon as possible during qualifying.

To schedule your appointment or if you have any questions, please contact Jenn Garcia, Town Clerk:

Jenn Garcia
Town Clerk, Town of Dundee
2020 East Main Street

863.438.8330 Ext. 258
JGarcia@TownofDundee.com


2022 CANVASSING BOARD

The Canvassing Board for the Town of Dundee shall be comprised of the town clerk, the town attorney, and one elector of the Town of Dundee that shall be appointed by an oral motion of the town commission at least 30 days prior to the town election.

The Canvassing Board is a group of individuals who oversee important parts of the election. This board ensures that critical decisions about the election are made by a group rather than by a single person.

The Canvassing Board for the April 05, 2022 election is made up of the following:

  • Jenn Garcia, Town Clerk/Assistant Town Manager
  • John Murphy, Town Attorney or Seth Claytor, Assistant Town Attorney
  • Mervin Raggs, III, Elector of the Town
  • Mary Richardson, Alternate Member, Elector of the Town

ELECTION REFERENDUMS FOR 2022 ELECTION

The following referendums will be on the ballot for the election on April 05, 2022:

  • Amendment Number 1: Compensation of commission by ordinance
  • Amendment Number 2: Replacement after vacancies
  • Amendment Number 3: Ballot initiatives
  • Amendment Number 4: Closing and vacating of boulevards and streets around lakes within Dundee by ordinance
  • Amendment Number 5: Gender neutrality

LOGIC & ACCURACY TESTING

Logic & Accuracy testing is required by law to be conducted on all of the voting equipment to be used in an election. It is done to ensure that the system is properly programmed, the election is accurately defined on the voting system, and the input, output, and communication devices are working correctly. A representative of the Town Canvassing Board is required to be present to certify the accuracy of the test and witness resetting and sealing of each device that passed to a pre-election state of readiness in such a manner as to secure its state of readiness until the opening of the polls.

APRIL 05, 2022 ELECTION LOGIC & ACCURACY TESTING:

DATE & TIME: March 29, 2022 at 2:30pm

LOCATION: 70 Florida Citrus Blvd., Winter Haven, Florida 33880


POLLING LOCATION

Precinct 416
Dundee Community Center, 603 Lake Marie Drive, Dundee, FL 33838

The polls will open at the polling places on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, at 7:00 A.M., Eastern Standard Time, and will close at 7:00 P.M., Eastern Standard Time, on the specified day of the election.


REGISTERING TO VOTE

Town residents who are not registered to vote but would like to participate on April 5, 2022, Town Election, have until March 7th to submit their completed voter registration form to the Elections Office. For information to register to vote go to the voter registration information page at the Polk County Supervisor of Elections website at www.polkelections.com. Printed applications are available at the Polk County Supervisor of Elections office, local post offices, and libraries.

Registered voters are reminded to update the elections office with any name or address changes prior to Election Day. You can change your information online at the Polk County Supervisor of Elections website at www.polkelections.com.


ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Can’t make it to the polls? To request an absentee ballot, please contact the Polk County Supervisor of Elections a minimum of 10 days prior to the election date at 863-534-5888 or visit www.polkelections.com

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IT IS NOT THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE TOWN CLERK’S OFFICE TO INTERPRET FLORIDA STATUTES CONTAINED WITHIN FLORIDA LAW. FOR ANY INTERPRETATION OR LEGAL OPINION, CONTACT: FLORIDA DIVISION OF ELECTIONS, ROOM 316 R.A. GRAY BLDG., 500 SOUTH BRONOUGH ST., TALLAHASSEE, FL 32399-0250, PHONE: (850) 245-6200.
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