Lee County Elections

COUNTY OFFICES

(5) CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS (elected countywide/at‐large)

Candidates will qualify for office with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections.

The Supervisor of Elections is a non‐partisan constitutional office holder. 08/30/16 Primary Election or 11/08/16 General Election

OFFICE

YEARS

TERM

CLERK OF COURT

4

2016‐2020

PROPERTY APPRAISER

4

2016‐2020

SHERIFF

4

2016‐2020

SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS**

4

2016‐2020

TAX COLLECTOR

4

2016‐2020

**If two or more candidates in the contest, those candidates will run in the Primary Election. If one of the candidates does not receive a majority of the votes cast in the

Primary Election, the top two vote‐getters will run‐off in the General Election.

(3) COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (elected countywide/at‐large)

Candidates will qualify for office with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections. 08/30/16 Primary Election or 11/08/16 General Election

OFFICE

YEARS

TERM

DISTRICTS 1, 3 AND 5

4

2016‐2020

(4) SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

School Board members are non‐partisan office holders. Candidates will qualify for office with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections. School Board Districts 6 and 7 are countywide/at‐large countywide districts. In 2016 initial election for Districts 6 and 7, terms will be staggered.

08/30/16 Primary Election or 11/08/16 General Election

OFFICE

YEARS

TERM

DISTRICT 2 AND 3 (elected by district/single member)

4

2016‐2020

DISTRICT 6 (elected countywide/at‐large)

2

2016‐2018

DISTRICT 7 (elected countywide/at‐large)

4

2016‐2020

If two or more candidates in a contest, those candidates will run in the Primary Election. If one of the candidates does not receive a majority of the votes cast in the

Primary Election, the top two vote‐getters will run‐off in the General Election.

JUDICIAL OFFICES

(3) FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

(Merit Retention Office)

Candidates must qualify for office with the Florida Division of Elections.

Term for Florida Supreme Court Justice is 6 years upon successful “Merit Retention”. Justices are non‐partisan office holders. 11/08/16 General Election

YEARS

YEARS

TERM

(3) FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

6

2016‐2022

(10) FLORIDA SECOND DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL JUDGES

(Merit Retention Office)

Candidates must qualify for office with the Florida Division of Elections.

The Second District Court of Appeal includes the following judicial circuits: 6th, 10th, 12th, 13th, and 20thJudicial Circuits

Term for Florida Appellate Court Judge is 6 years upon successful “Merit Retention”. Judges are non‐partisan office holders. 11/08/16 General Election

YEARS

YEARS

TERM

(10) FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICES

6

2016‐2022

(1) LEE COUNTY COURT JUDGE (elected countywide/at‐large)

Candidates for Lee County Court Judge will qualify for office with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections.

Term for elected Lee County Court Judge is 6 years. Judges are non‐partisan office holders. 08/30/16 Primary Election or 11/08/16 General Election

OFFICE

YEARS

TERM

COUNTY JUDGE GROUP 4

6

2016‐2022

**If two or more candidates in the contest, those candidates will run in the Primary Election. If one of the candidates does not receive a majority of the votes cast in the

Primary Election, the top two vote‐getters will run‐off in the General Election.

(8) TWENTIETH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES

Candidates must qualify for office with the Florida Division of Elections.

The Twentieth Judicial Circuit includes Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee Counties.

Term for Florida Circuit Court Judge is 6 years”. Judges are non‐partisan office holders. 08/30/16 Primary Election or 11/08/16 General Election

OFFICE

YEARS

TERM

CIRCUIT JUDGE GROUPS 7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 19, 22 AND 24

6

2016‐2022

**If two or more candidates in a contest, those candidates will run in the Primary Election. If one of the candidates does not receive a majority of the votes cast in the

Primary Election, the top two vote‐getters will run‐off in the General Election.