Clermont City Council seat terms are for two years and are staggered with Seats 1, 3 and 5 up for election in even years and Seats 2 and 4 in odd years.
Register to Vote
Registration cards are available in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall and the Supervisor of Elections office in Tavares.
The City of Clermont Election Qualifying closed at 12-noon on Friday, June 21, 2019 for Seats 2 and 4.
The following have officially qualified for the Clermont City Council:
James (Jim) Purvis
Heidi L. Brishke
The candidates for Seats 2 and 4 shall appear on the November 5, 2019 General Election ballot.
Also, at the November 5, 2019 election, the following questions or propositions will be decided by the qualified voters of the City of Clermont.
Charter Amendment 1 - Council Term Limits
Currently, the City Charter does not limit the number of terms a person may serve on the Council. A yes vote for this amendment would, after the effective date of the amendment, limit a person to four consecutive two-year terms. A no vote will reject the amendment.
Charter Amendment 2 - Council Residency Requirements
Currently, the City Charter does not require a candidate for a seat on the Council to be a resident of the City for any set period prior to qualifying as a candidate. A yes vote for this amendment would provide that a candidate shall be a qualified elector of the City for a minimum of eighteen (18) months prior to the date of qualification as a candidate. A no vote will reject the amendment.
City of Clermont Precincts
Clermont City Center, 620 W. Montrose St.
Kings Ridge Clubhouse, 1900 Kings Ridge Blvd.
Legends Clubhouse, 1690 Legendary Blvd.
Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive
Family Christian Center, 2500 S. U.S. Highway 27
Summit Greens Clubhouse, 1190 Summit Greens Blvd.
Heritage Hills Clubhouse, 3195 Heritage Hills Blvd.
Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27
Clermont Baptist Church, 16115 Old Highway 50
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is my Qualifying Officer?
Your Qualifying Officer is City Clerk Tracy Ackroyd Howe, MMC. She can be reached at TAckroyd@clermontfl.org or (352) 241-7331.
When do I file my Qualifying Papers?
Official qualifying opens at noon on Mon., June 17, 2019 and closes at noon on Fri., June 21, 2019 for Seats 2 and 4.
What forms do I file?
- Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository (Form DS-DE9)
- Statement of Candidate (Form DS-DE84) - Stating that you have received, read and understand the requirements of Chapter 106, Florida Statutes
- Loyalty Oath for Candidates for Public Office/Oath of Candidate (DS-DE 24B)
- Petition - The Petition must contain signatures of at least 25 registered voters in the City of Clermont and must be filed in a sufficient amount of time to allow the Petition to be certified by the Supervisor of Elections Office prior to the end of the Qualifying Period.
- Financial Disclosure Form (CE Form 1) (F.S. 99.061 (4) and 112.3145)
What fees are paid at time of qualifying?
A Campaign Account Check is made payable to the City of Clermont for a 1 percent State Election Assessement Fee of $66 for the office of Council Member and $78 for the office of Mayor. (F.S. 99.093)
Where do I file my Qualifying Papers?
City Clerk's office
Clermont City Hall
685 W. Montrose Street
Clermont, FL 34711