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File #: 180901.    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 6/20/2019 Final action: 6/20/2019
Title: Ordinance Setting 2020 Election Dates, Early Voting Dates and Qualifying Dates (B) Ordinance No. 180901 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, setting March 17, 2020 as the date for the 2020 regular City election and April 28, 2020 as the date for the 2020 run-off election, if necessary; setting the early voting dates for the 2020 regular city election and 2020 run-off election, if necessary; setting the dates for qualifying for the 2020 regular election; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.
Attachments: 1. 180901_draft ordinance_20190606.pdf, 2. 180901_draft ordinance_20190620.pdf, 3. 180901_Ordinance_20190620.pdf

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Ordinance Setting 2020 Election Dates, Early Voting Dates and Qualifying Dates (B)

 

Ordinance No. 180901

An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, setting March 17, 2020 as the date for the 2020 regular City election and April 28, 2020 as the date for the 2020 run-off election, if necessary; setting the early voting dates for the 2020 regular city election and 2020 run-off election, if necessary; setting the dates for qualifying for the 2020 regular election; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.

 

recommendation

The City Commission adopt the proposed ordinance.

 

explanation

The City Commission, at its meeting of May 2, 2019, approved the dates for the 2020 regular city election, run-off election and early voting dates.  Section 9-2 of the City Code of Ordinances requires that the dates be set by ordinance adopted no later than July 1 of each year.  This ordinance sets forth the actual calendar dates for 2020 as follows:

                     Regular election - Tuesday, March 17, 2020

                     Run-off election (if necessary) - Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Early voting dates for regular election - Saturday, March 7, 2020 to and including Saturday, March 14, 2020

Early voting dates for run-off election (if necessary) - Saturday, April 18, 2020 to and including Saturday, April 25, 2020

Qualifying Period - From noon on Monday, December 9, 2019 to noon on Friday, December 13, 2019.

 

 




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