Elections

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The City Clerk is the local Elections Official for the City. Regular elections are scheduled the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each year. The Mayor and Council are elected for two-year terms with the Mayor’s and a Council Member seat elected on odd years and the three remaining Council Members’ seats elected on even years. Elections are non-partisan and all seats are at large.

Each candidate seeking the office of Mayor or City Council Member shall be a qualified elector and shall have resided within the incorporated City limits for over one consecutive year immediately prior to the time for qualifying for office with the City Clerk. 


Next City Election - Tuesday, November 8, 2022

The City of Oviedo, Florida will hold a General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Seats up for election in 2022:

  • Council Member, Group 2
  • Council Member, Group 3
  • Council Member, Group 4

2022 Qualifying Period: Monday, August 8, 2022 through NOON on Friday, August 12, 2022 during normal business hours in the City Clerk's Office.

Candidate packets are available for pick up beginning February in the City Clerk's Office.


NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION

Pursuant to Section 100.342, Florida Statutes, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the City of Oviedo, Florida that a Referendum Election for the purpose of considering Authorizing an Economic Development Ad Valorem Exemption set forth in one (1) ballot question will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

The ballot title and explanatory statements shall be as follows:

Proposed economic development ad valorem tax exemption authorization for constitutionally allowed purposes

Shall the City Council of the City of Oviedo be authorized to grant, pursuant to Section 3 of article vii of the state constitution, property tax exemptions to new businesses and expansions of existing businesses that are expected to create new fulltime jobs in the city?

                YES         For authority to grant exemptions.

                NO          Against authority to grant exemptions.

A copy of Ordinance No. 1722, may be obtained from the City Clerk at Oviedo City Hall located at 400 Alexandria Boulevard, Oviedo, Florida 32765. Additionally, public records and information are available on the City of Oviedo Website: CityofOviedo.net.

Absentee ballots for this General and Referendum Election are available through the Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Office by calling 407-585-8683. The polls shall be open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.

Additional information is available on VoteSeminole.org and CityofOviedo.net.