Elections

City of Coral Gables General Biennial Elections 

The Mayor is elected to a two-year term and all Commissioners are elected to four-year terms on a non-partisan basis. The City of Coral Gables holds municipal elections every two years, in odd numbered years in April. The City of Coral Gables City Clerk is the local Supervisor of Elections for all municipal elections.

2023 Election Candidates 

  Candidate Name

     Phone

            E-mail

               Financial Information

                                                  Group I

Jack Rip Holmes
305-338-5000 rip.holmes@yahoo.com Jack Rip Holmes Campaign Finances
Vince Lago
305-569-1817 vlago@coralgables.com Vince Lago Campaign Finances

                                                  Group IV

Ivette Arango O'Doski
305-576-62423 ivette@ivetteodoski.com Ivette Arango O'Doski Campaign Finance

                                                  Group V

ALEXANDER LUIS BUCELO 305-546-7896 alexbucelo@yahoo.com Alexander Luis Bucelo Campaign Finances
ARIEL FERNANDEZ 305-772-8956 ariel@arielfernandez.com Ariel Fernandez Campaign Finances
Sean Patrick McGrover
407-765-0341 sean2109@gmail.com Sean Patrick McGrover Campaign Finances

 

Group I

Jack Rip Holmes

Ph:305-338-5000

email: rip.holmes@yahoo.com

Campaign Finances

Vince Lago

Ph: 305-569-1817

email: vlago@coralgables.com

Campaign Finances


Group IV

Ivette Arango O'Doski

Ph: 305-576-62423

email: ivette@ivetteodoski.com

Campaign Finances


Group V

Alexander Luis Bucelo

Ph: 305-546-7896

email: alexbucelo@yahoo.com

Campaign Finances

 

Ariel Fernandez

Ph: 305-772-8956

email: ariel@arielfernandez.com

Campaign Finances

Sean Patrick McGrover

email: Sean2109@gmail.com

Campaign Finances

 

How To Begin Your Campaign

Candidate 2023 Elections Handbook

  1. Appoint a Campaign Treasurer - a candidate may be his own Treasurer or Deputy Treasurer.
  2. Complete Form DS-DE 9 “Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository” and deliver the original form to the Office of the City Clerk, City of Coral Gables, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables, Florida 33134.
  3. Open a campaign account at a bank authorized to do business in the State of Florida which must be separate from any personal or business accounts - the bank should provide you with deposit slips and checks indicating it is a campaign account.
  4. File the DS-DE 84 “Statement of Candidate” Form with the City Clerk within ten days of filing Form DS-DE 9 - upon filing of this form, the candidate may begin to collect and spend monies for the campaign 
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Candidate Financial Information

Financial reports on the candidates for county and local offices and committees/PACs. 

Candidate Financial Information
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Election Results

Past and current election results

Election Results
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Coral Gables Election Demographics

Coral Gables 2019 Biennial Election demographics 

Coral Gables Election Demographics