City of Coral Gables General Biennial Municipal Election
City Commission Fact Sheet 2017
|Number of Seats:||Three City Commission Groups
(Group I, Group II and III, respectively)
|Incumbent:||Incumbent Jim Cason (Group I/Mayor)
Incumbent Vince Lago (Group II/Commissioner)
Incumbent Patricia Keon (Group III / Commissioner)
|Election Date:||April 11, 2017|
|Qualifications:||Registered voter: U.S Citizen; resident of Coral Gables, one year immediately prior to date of election.|
|Term:||(Mayor) 2 years; term begins three days following election.
(Commissioner) 4 years; term begins three days following election.
|Electorate:||Registered voters of Coral Gables: As of 09/09/16.|
|Last Day:||Voter registration closing date: March 13, 2017.
*[Note: The total number of registered voters as of 08/22/2016 is 29,772]
|Salary:||Mayor (Group I): $38,083.94 annually
City Commissioner (Group II): $30,945.98 annually
City Commissioner (Group V): $30,945.98 annually
|Qualifying Period:||Noon, February 20th – 24, 2017 – noon|
|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:||Qualifying Fee ($200) – During the qualifying period, a candidate also pay an assessment fee of 1% of the salary of the office sought.
Commissioner/Group II ($309.45 Assessment Fee)
Commissioner/Group III ($309.45 Assessment Fee)
|In Lieu of payment of Filing Fee: Undue Burden Oath (DS-DE 19D)|