Elections

The Office of the City Clerk serves as the Supervisor of City Election. City of Miami Gardens General Elections are held on every even-numbered year, on the day of the State Primary Election. A runoff election, if necessary, is held on the day of the State General Election.
The Mayor and each Council Member are elected to four-year terms. The Mayor and two Council Members are elected at-large and four Council Members are elected by Residential Area. Candidates for municipal office must file the appropriate forms with the City Clerk prior to opening campaign account and to qualify for office. Elections are conducted in accordance with the provisions of the City’s Code of Ordinances and Florida Statutes.

Upcoming Elections


Pursuant to the City of Miami Gardens Charter, the next General Election will be held on August 23, 2022 for the purpose of electing a Council Member Residential Seat 2, Council Member Residential Seat 4, and Council Member At-Large Seat 6. Each Candidate must be a qualified elector and meet the requirements set forth in the City Charter and Code of Ordinance.

Qualifying Period


The Qualifying Period for the election shall open Monday, May 23, 2022 at 8:00 AM and close on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 4:00 PM sharp.

​Announced Candidates



Residential Seat 2


  • Raymond Carvil
  • Reggie Leon (incumbent) 

Residential Seat 4

  •  Mykita Cherry-Prime
  • Katrina Wilson (incumbent)
 

At-Large Seat 6

  
  • Robert Stephens, III (incumbent)
  • Andre Williams
  
 Access all candidates' campaign reports.

Candidate Campaign Packet


General Election Information Memorandum (PDF) 
Qualifying Checklist & Packet
Florida Election Code (PDF) 
Candidate & Campaign Treasurer Handbook (PDF) 
Statement of Candidate – Form DS-DE 84 (PDF) 
Appointment of Campaign Treasurer – Form DS-DE 09 (PDF) 
Temporary Noncommercial Speech Sign Bond Application
  

Miscellaneous Election Forms


Campaign Treasurer’s Report – Summary (PDF)
Campaign Treasurer’s Report – Itemized Contributions (PDF)
Campaign Treasurer’s Report – Itemized Expenditures (PDF) 
 
 

Relevant Election Statutes, Charter, and Code Sections


State Statute: The Florida Election Code (Chapter 97-106) (PDF) 
City of Miami Gardens Charter
City of Miami Gardens Code: Chapter 2 - Article V.: Elections

Resources


Miami Dade County Elections - https://www8.miamidade.gov/global/elections/home.page
Florida Division of Election - https://dos.myflorida.com/elections