Can I announce my candidacy prior to the qualifying period?

Yes. Preliminary Candidacy for the 2022 election requires the following be completed. 

  • Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates  (Form DS-DE 9). This form must be completed and filed with the City Clerk before opening a campaign account and accepting contributions and/or expending funds tied to a campaign account for public office. 
  • Statement of Candidate (Form DS-DE 84)
  • Acknowledgement for Electronic Filing of Campaign Finance Report (form is specific to Ormond Beach)

Please contact the City Clerk's office for more information if you are interested in pre-qualifying.

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1. When is the qualifying period?
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3. Can I announce my candidacy prior to the qualifying period?
4. How is campaign reporting handled?