Who can be a Candidate?
March 3, 2015)
must be a registered voter in Volusia County to run for
local public office.
County Council candidates shall
be a qualified elector of the county, and shall have been a
resident of the county for two years immediately preceding
the date on which they qualify to run for office. District
candidates shall have resided within the district from
which they are elected for at least six months prior to the
date on which they qualify to run for office. (County
Charter, Sec. 302).
School Board candidates must reside in
the district for which they are qualifying at the time of
qualifying. For specific requirements of qualifying as a
candidate for School Board, please contact the
County School Board.
by the “resign to run law” to resign from one’s current
position or office, the written resignation must be filed by
April 22, 2016 for Judicial, State Attorney, and Public
Defender candidates or June 10, 2016 for
all other candidates.
(99.012 (3), Florida Statutes)
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