Only voters who reside within the city limits of the municipality (City of Everglades City, City of Marco Island and City of Naples) are eligible to vote in the respective municipal election.
The City of Everglades City municipal charter states that their municipal election be held on the fourth Tuesday in November of each odd-numbered year. The City of Naples municipal charter states that their municipal election be held on the first Tuesday in February of each even-numbered year, except in years that are a multiple of four at which time the regular municipal election will be held on the same day as the State of Florida Presidential Preference Primary. The City of Marco Island municipal charter states that their municipal election be held in conjunction with the State of Florida General Election.
City of Everglades City - November 23, 2021
Voter Registration Deadline/Book Closing: October 25
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Mailings: October 9 (UOCAVA)/October 14-November 15 | Ballot Request Deadline: November 13
City of Naples - February 1, 2022
Voter Registration Deadline/Book Closing: January 3
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Mailings: December 18 (UOCAVA)/December 23-January 24 | Ballot Request Deadline: January 22
Primary Election – August 23, 2022
Voter Registration Deadline/Book Closing: July 25
Early Voting: TBD
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Mailings: July 9 (UOCAVA)/July 14-August 15 | Ballot Request Deadline: August 13
During the Primary Election, electors will vote for state and federal representatives within their party affiliations. If opposed within their own parties, the Governor, State Cabinet Members, United States Senators, Representatives in Congress, State Representatives, State Senators and County Commissioners will be on the ballot.
Because Florida is a closed primary state, voters may only vote within their party. The winning candidates of the Primary Election, who see opposition from another party, will then move on to the General Election in November.
Voters may also see non-partisan races including judicial candidates and candidates for school board depending on their jurisdiction.
Universal Primary: a universal primary is a contest in the Primary Election in which all candidates have the same party affiliation, but will not see opposition during the General Election. During a universal primary, all qualified electors may vote regardless of their party affiliation.
General Election – November 8, 2022
Voter Registration Deadline/Book Closing: October 11
Early Voting: TBD
Vote-by-Mail Ballot Mailings: September 24 (UOCAVA)/September 29-October 31 | Ballot Request Deadline: October 29
The General Election ballot will list the winning candidates of the August Primary Election. During this election, voters will have the opportunity to vote for a candidate regardless of their party affiliation.
Voters may also see statewide and local referenda items on their ballot.