2019 Municipal Election

City of Coral Gables General Biennial Municipal Election

City Commission Fact Sheet 2019

Number of Seats:                   Three City Commission Groups
Incumbent: (Group I, Group IV and V, respectively)
Election Date: April 09, 2019
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 (i.e. noon) following election (Commissioner) 4 years; term begins three days following election
Electorate: Registered voters of Coral Gables: As of 06/26/18 is 31,382.
Last Day: Voter registration closing date: March 11, 2019.


Mayor (Group I): $38,870 annually
City Commissioner (Group II):  $31,585 annually
City Commissioner (Group III): $31,585 annually
City Commissioner (Group IV): $31,585 annually
City Commissioner (Group V):  $31,585 annually

Qualifying Period:       Noon, February 18th  – February 22, 2019 – noon      
Qualifying Officer: Walter Foeman, City Clerk
City of Coral Gables
405 Biltmore Way
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.
Mayor/Group I ($388.70)
Commissioner/Group IV ($315.85 Assessment Fee)
Commissioner/Group V ($315.85 Assessment Fee)
Alternate Qualifying
In Lieu of payment of Filing Fee: Undue Burden Oath (DS-DE 19D)
Other Requirements:

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