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2022 QUALIFYING PAPERS/FEES FOR BROWARD COUNTY CANDIDATES

Important Dates:
Judicial County Candidate Qualifying:

Noon, Monday, April 25 - Noon, Friday, April 29th, 2022

Broward County Candidate Qualifying:
Noon, Monday, June 13 - Noon, Friday, June 17, 2022


Qualifying Requirements:

1. Candidate Initial Filing Documents

*If these documents have already been filed, it is not necessary to resubmit.

2. The following forms can only be filed during the Qualifying Period:



OFFICE

QUALIFYING FEE

County Commissioner

$6,370.56

 (Districts: 2, 4, 6, 8 and 9)
Oath of Candidate (DS-DE 302SL)

(or $4,247.04 for NPA)

School Board

$1,887.56
(NPA)

(Districts: 1, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8)
Oath of Candidate --(DS-DE 304SB)

County Court Judge

(Groups: 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 26 and 28)

$6,255.08
 (NPA)

Oath of Candidate--(DS-DE 303JU)

 

Any Special Districts
Oath of Candidate-- (DS-DE 302NP)

$25.00


If incomplete qualifying papers are presented, a reasonable effort will be made to
contact the candidate to correct the relevant document prior to the close of qualifying.


Petition Information

Federal and Judicial Candidates may begin collecting signatures after filing the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository form (DS-DE 9) with the qualifying officer. The candidate petition forms must be reproduced by the candidate using the format prescribed by the Division of Elections. The deadline for submitting signed petition cards to the Supervisor of Elections for signature verification is 03/28/2022.


State and County Candidates may begin collecting signatures after filing the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository form (DS-DE 9) with the qualifying officer. The candidate petition forms must be reproduced by the candidate using the format prescribed by the Division of Elections. The deadline for submitting signed petition cards to the Supervisor of Elections for signature verification is noon on 05/16/2022 (§99.095, F.S.).

The Supervisor of Election shall be paid in advance the sum of 10 cents for each signature checked (F.S. 99.097(4)).

Qualifying Period

  • Noon, Monday, April 25, 2022 – Noon, Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Note: The Division and the Supervisor of Elections will begin accepting qualifying documents on April 11, 2022. Section 99.061(8), F.S.

Justice of Supreme Court, District Court of Appeal Judge, and Circuit Court Judge Seventeenth Judicial Circuit: Groups 2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 14, 15, 20, 22, 23, 24, 48, 51 and 53 file and qualify with the Division of Elections; County Court Judge files and qualifies with the Supervisor of Elections.


  • Noon, Monday, June 13, 2022 – Noon, Friday, June 17, 2022
  • Note: The Division and the Supervisor of Elections will begin accepting qualifying documents on May 30, 2022. See Section 99.061(8), F.S.

U.S. Senator, Representative in Congress, Governor, Attorney General, Chief Financial Officer, Commissioner of Agriculture, State Senator, State Representative, and multi-county special districts file and qualify with the Division of Elections; County Commission, School Board, Special Districts, and Community Development Districts (CDD) file and qualify with the Supervisor of Elections.

Click here for information on Candidate Reporting Guidelines.


COUNTY QUALIFYING INFORMATION FOR OFFICES UP IN 2022 ELECTIONS


JUDGES SCHOOL BOARD
County Court Judge, Group 1
County Court Judge, Group 2
County Court Judge, Group 3
County Court Judge, Group 4
County Court Judge, Group 7
County Court Judge, Group 8
County Court Judge, Group 12
County Court Judge, Group 13
County Court Judge, Group 14
County Court Judge, Group 15
County Court Judge, Group 17
County Court Judge, Group 20
County Court Judge, Group 21
County Court Judge, Group 26
County Court Judge, Group 28
School Board District 1
School Board District 4
School Board District 5 (2 year term)
School Board District 6
School Board District 7
School Board District 8 (At Large)
COMMISSION SPECIAL DISTRICTS
County Commission, District 2
County Commission, District 4
County Commission, District 6
County Commission, District 8
County Commission, District 9 (2 year term)
Broward Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2 & 4
Central Broward Water Control District: Zones 1, 2 & 6
Coral Bay Community Development District: Seats 3, 4 & 5
Cypress Cove Community Development District: Seats 2 & 3
Griffin Lakes Community Development District: Seats 1 & 2
Maple Ridge Community Development Distict: Seats 2, 4 & 5
Meadow Pines Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 & 5
Monterra Community Development District: Seats 2, 4 & 5
Oakridge Community Development District: Seats 4 & 5
Orchid Grove Community Development District: Seats 4 & 5
Pine Tree Water Control District: Seat 3
Plantation Acres Improvement District: 2 Members
Sabal Palm Community Development District: Seats 1, 3 & 4
South Broward Drainage District: Zones 2, 4, 5 & 7
Turtle Run Community Development District: Seats 1, 2 & 3
Walnut Creek Community Development District: Seats 1, 2 & 3

Qualifying Packets/Contact Us

Candidate Filing/Qualifying Packets
Partisan Candidate
School Board Candidate
Judicial Candidate
Political Action Committee

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Excluding Holidays)

Contact Information
Claudette Hamilton
Phone: 954-712-1961
Fax: 954-357-7070
chamilton@browardvotes.gov

Main Office
Governmental Center
115 S. Andrews Ave. Room #102
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Main Office

115 S. Andrews Ave., Room 102
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone: 954-357-VOTE (8683)

Voting Equipment Center

1501 N.W. 40th Ave.
Lauderhill, FL 33313

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone: (954) 712-1903