2022 municipal elections

COUNCIL MEMBER FOR WARDS 1, 3, AND 5 (FOUR YEAR TERM) 

&

MAYOR (FOUR YEAR TERM)


QUALIFYING PERIOD OPENS:  Monday, June 13, 2022, 12:00 p.m. 
QUALIFYING PERIOD CLOSES:  Friday, June 17, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

PRIMARY ELECTION: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

GENERAL ELECTION: Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Candidates for Mayor
Election Assessment - Each person seeking to qualify for election to a municipal office shall pay, at the time of qualifying, an election assessment equal to one percent (1%} of the annual salary of the office sought. Candidates for Mayor will be assessed Four Hundred Twenty-Four Dollars and Nineteen Cents ($424.19}. (Annual Salary: $42,419.00 F.S §99.093(1) and §99.061(2) and City Charter, Section 64). The total cost for qualifying is $524.19. (includes $100.00 filing fee)

Candidates for City Council
Election Assessment - Each person seeking to qualify for election to a municipal office shall pay, at the time of qualifying, an election assessment equal to one percent (1%) of the annual salary of the office sought. Candidates for City Council (except Mayor) will be assessed Three Hundred Twenty-Six Dollars and Thirty Cents ($326.30). (Annual Salary: $32,630.00 F.S. §99.093(1} and §99.061(2} and City Charter, Section 64). The total cost for qualifying is $426.30. (includes $100.00 filing fee)

Check for filing and qualifying fees must be drawn on the candidate’s campaign checking account and made payable to the CITY OF FORT MYERS.

For more information regarding Elections, please contact Gwen Carlisle, City Clerk, at 239-321-7940.