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City of Coral Gables General Biennial Municipal Election

City Commission Fact Sheet 2013

Number of Seats:

Three City Commission Groups
(Group I, Group II and III, respectively)

Incumbent: Jim Cason (Group I/Mayor)
(Group II/Commissioner Cabrera)
(Group III/Commissioner Anderson)
[Note: The (2) incumbent City Commissioners referenced above terms will expire in April of 2013].
Election Date: April 9, 2013

Registered voter: U.S Citizen; resident of Coral Gables, one year immediately prior to date of election.


(Mayor) 2 years; term begins three days following election.
(Commissioner) 4 years; term begins three days following election.

Electorate: The total number of registered voters of Coral Gables as of 6/25/12 is 29,355.
Last Day:

Voter registration closing date: March 9, or 29 days prior to the election.

Salary: Mayor (Group I): $34,736 annually
City Commissioner (Group II): $28,225.60 annually
City Commissioner (Group III): $28,225.60 annually
Qualifying Period:

Noon, February 18th – 22, 2013 – noon

Calendar of Reporting Dates

Qualifying Officer:

Walter Foeman, City Clerk
City of Coral Gables
405 Biltmore Way
Coral Gables, FL 33134; Phone: 305-460-5207

Method of Qualifying
for the Ballot:

By Qualifying Fee ($200) – During the qualifying period a candidate also pays an assessment fee of 1% of the salary: Commissioner ($282.25 Assessment Fee)
Assessment fee of 1% of the salary: Mayor ($347.36 Assessment Fee)

Alternate Qualifying
In Lieu of payment of Filing Fee: Undue Burden Oath (DS-DE 19D)
Other Requirements:

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Last updated: 1/3/2013 3:49:01 PM