Municipal Election Information
The Town Council shall consist of the Mayor and Six At-Large Councilmembers, who are elected to four-year terms on a non-partisan basis. Councilmembers shall serve in seats numbered 1-6 collectively “Seats” and councilmembers shall be elected at-large. The Town of Miami Lakes holds municipal elections every four years, in even numbered years. General Elections are held in each even-numbered year on the day on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November, provided that it is the intent of the Town Charter that the Town election always be scheduled to coincide with a Countywide election.
A candidate receiving a number of votes greater than 50% of the ballots cast, such candidate shall be duly elected to the Town Council and no runoff election shall be required. If necessary, the ballot for Runoff Election shall contain the names of the two candidates that received the most votes in the general election. A Runoff Election, if necessary, shall be held 21 calendar days after the general election. The candidate receiving the most votes in the Runoff Election shall be duly elected.
Only electors of the town who have resided continuously on the town for at least two (2) years preceding their qualifying dates shall be eligible to hold the Office of Mayor or Councilmember. Candidates shall qualify for the municipal election in the office of the Town Clerk, 6601 Main Street, Miami Lakes, Florida, 33014. The Town Clerk is the local supervisor of elections for all municipal elections.
The qualifying period shall commence at 12:00 noon on Monday, July 29, 2024 and end at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, August 7, 2024 pursuant to Ordinance 12-144 of the Town of Miami Lakes.
Candidates may only file their qualifying papers with the Town Clerk during said period. Please be advised that you need to arrive at the Office of the Town Clerk with the necessary completed qualifying papers and fees in a sufficient period of time before the 12:00 pm expiration of the qualifying period, so that your qualifying papers may be timely filed with the Town Clerk – prior to the end of the qualifying period.
2024 Municipal Election
The Miami Lakes Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2024. Candidates shall qualify for the 2024 Municipal Election in the Office of the Town Clerk, 6601 Main Street, Miami Lakes.
Qualifying period starts at 12:00 noon on Monday, July 29, 2024 and ends at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, August 7, 2024. Please be advised that you need to arrive at the Office of the Town Clerk with the necessary completed qualifying papers and fees in a sufficient period of time BEFORE the 12:00 pm expiration of the qualifying period, so that your qualifying papers may be timely filed with the Town Clerk – prior to the end of the qualifying period.
To qualify, kindly schedule an appointment with the Town Clerk by calling (305) 364-6100 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
To have access to the filing documents, please click on the following link: Qualifying Information
Please see below helpful links on voter information and elections:
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2016 Special Elections
2013 Special Elections
2013 Election Candidates/Campaign Reports
|David Bennett||pdf PDF (7.04 MB)|
|Luis Espinosa||pdf PDF (13.46 MB)|
|Nelson Hernandez||pdf PDF (20.86 MB)|
|Edwin Romero||pdf PDF (7.44 MB)|
|Wayne Slaton||pdf PDF (7.84 MB)|
|Councilmember - Seat 4|
|Lorenzo Cobiella||pdf PDF (8.29 MB)|
|Frank Mingo||pdf PDF (9.48 MB)|
|Star Rodriguez||pdf PDF (11.68 MB)|
Political Action Committees
|Citizens for Ethical and Effective Leadership||pdf PDF (2.71 MB)|
|Tell the Public the Facts Inc.||pdf PDF (3.38 MB)|
2012 Election Candidates/Campaign Reports
|Michael Pizzi||pdf PDF (10.23 MB)|
|Wayne Slaton||pdf PDF (3.29 MB)|
|Residential Councilmember - Seat 1|
|David Bennett||pdf PDF (3.52 MB)|
|Nelson Rodriguez||pdf PDF (3.89 MB)|
|Residential Councilmember - Seat 3|
|Richard Pulido||pdf PDF (5.26 MB)|
|Tony Lama||pdf PDF (8.28 MB)|
|At Large Councilmember - Seat 5|
|Manny Cid||pdf PDF (4.40 MB)|
|Mary Collins||pdf PDF (2.89 MB)|