ELECTION INFORMATION CENTER

Overview

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


CITY OF HAINES CITY

NOTICE OF ELECTION

Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 100.021, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the CITY OF HAINES CITY will hold the following elections under the conditions specified:

2017 MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

For City Commissioner, Seat No. 5

Term of 4 Years

REGULAR ELECTION             Tuesday, April 4, 2017     All Candidates

RUN-OFF ELECTION               Tuesday, May 2, 2017      If Needed

 

QUALIFYING DATES

Qualifying documents for City Commissioner will be accepted by the City Clerk in City Hall, 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844, from:

 

12:00 PM, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017

to

12:00 PM, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017

 

The salary for a City Commissioner is $6,000 per year. The filing fee for a City Commissioner Candidate is $25 plus 1% of the annual salary ($60).

 

POLLING LOCATIONS

Your polling location may have changed for this election. The polling places for the 2017 Municipal Elections are hereby designated as:

 

Precincts 402, 407 & 408 Oakland Neighborhood Center (Auditorium), 915 Ave E, Haines City, FL 33844

 

Precincts 405, 409 & 410 Haines City Community Center, 555 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844

 

The polls will open at the polling places 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.

 

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE

REGULAR ELECTION   –  Monday, March 6, 2017

RUNOFF ELECTION – Monday, April 3, 2017

 

ABSENTEE BALLOTS

To request an absentee ballot, please contact the Polk County Supervisor of Elections at 863-534-5888 or visit polkelections.com.

 

For additional information regarding the names of candidates, voting precincts, candidate qualifying or election records, please contact Linda Bourgeois, City Clerk, located at City Hall, 2nd Floor, 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844 or by phone at 863-421-9921 or by visiting hainescity.com. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CIUDAD DE HAINES CITY

AVISO DE ELECCIONES

Conforme a las provisiones del capítulo 100.021, Estatutos de la Florida, se informa que la CIUDAD DE HAINES CITY convocará a las siguientes elecciones bajo condiciones especificadas:

ELECCIONES MUNICIPALES 2017

Para Comisionado de la Ciudad, Asiento No. 5

Por un Período de 4 años

ELECCION REGULAR Martes, 4 de abril del 2017 Todos los candidatos

SEGUNDA VUELTA             Martes, 2 de mayo del 2017   Si es necesario

 

FECHAS PARA CUALIFICAR

Los documentos para cualificar para Comisionado de la Ciudad serán aceptados por la Secretaria Municipal de la Ciudad de Haines City, 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844, de:

 

12:00 PM, LUNES, 13 DE FEBRERO DEL 2017

hasta

12:00 PM, VIERNES, 17 DE FEBRERO DEL 2017

 

El salario para Comisionado de la Ciudad es de $6,000 por año. El gasto administrativo del candidato para Comisionado de la Ciudad es de $25 más 1% del salario anual ($60).

 

LUGARES DE VOTACIÓN

Su lugar de votación podría haber cambiado para estas elecciones. Los lugares de votación asignados para las Elecciones Municipales 2017 son:

 

Distritos Electorales 402, 407 & 408 Oakland Neighborhood Center (Auditorio), 915 Ave E, Haines City, FL 33844

 

Distritos Electorales 405, 409 & 410 Haines City Community Center, 555 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844

 

La votación empezará a las 7:00 A.M., hora del este, y terminará a las 7:00 P.M., hora del este, del día especificado para las elecciones.

 

FECHA LÍMITE PARA REGISTRO DE VOTANTES

ELECCIONES REGULARES –    Lunes, 6 de marzo del 2017

SEGUNDA VUELTA            – Lunes, 3 de abril del 2017

 

 

VOTOS A DISTANCIA

Para solicitar una papeleta para voto a distancia, llame al Supervisor de Elecciones del Condado de Polk al 863-534-5888 o visite polkelections.com.

 

Para más información sobre los nombres de los candidatos, distritos electorales, registro de candidatos o de las elecciones; por favor contacte a Linda Bourgeois, Secretaria Municipal de la Ciudad de Haines City, segundo piso, 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844 o por teléfono en el 863-421-9921 o visitando hainescity.com.  El horario de oficina es de lunes a viernes, de 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m.


Polling Locations

The polling places for the all Municipal Elections are hereby designated as:

Precincts 402, 407 & 408
Oakland Center (Auditorium), 915 Ave E, Haines City, FL 33844 (Directions)

Precincts 405, 409 & 410
Haines City Community Center, 555 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844 (Directions)

The polls will open at the polling places 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.

View information regarding your voting precinct.


Registering to Vote

For information to register to vote go to voter registration information. Applications are available at the Supervisor of Elections office, post offices, or libraries.


Absentee Ballots

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