2023 Special Municipal Election
May 2, 2023 Special Municipal Election
On February 21, 2023 the Bal Harbour Village Council passed Resolution 2023-1540 providing for submission to the Village electors of a proposed Charter amendment allowing for the height of structures, used for municipal purposes, to be measured from the highest minimum elevation provided by State or Federal law.
The Election is scheduled for May 2, 2023 from 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM. The Voting Location will be at the Seaview Hotel, First Floor Meeting Room. Electors may also vote by mail in ballots provided by Miami-Dade County Elections Department.
Other Important Information
Last Day to Register to Vote (Registration Books Closed) Monday, April 3, 2023
To Register to vote online: https://registertovoteflorida.gov/home
To learn more about registering to vote visit: https://www.miamidade.gov/global/service.page?Mduid_service=ser1482258761076685
The last day to request Vote-by-Mail Ballot is Saturday, April 22, 2023 (but if you are already registered, after this date, you can go to Elections Department in Doral fill in vote-by-mail ballot)
IMPORTANT: Due to recent changes in Florida law, all requests for vote-by-mail ballots expired at the end of 2022. Therefore, any request on file has expired. If you want to continue voting by mail, please submit your request today.
Miami-Dade County voters may choose to receive a vote-by-mail ballot for a specific election, or for all elections in which they are eligible to vote through the next regularly scheduled general election. Everyone will need to request a vote-by-mail ballot again after the November 2024 General Election.
To learn more about vote-by-mail: https://www.miamidade.gov/global/service.page?Mduid_service=ser1512065909614490
Measure Height of Structures for Municipal Purposes
Shall the Charter be amended to allow the height of structures that are used for municipal purposes to be measured from the highest minimum elevation required by state or federal law?
To learn more about the ballot question for the upcoming election, visit balharbourfl.gov/specialelection.
Bal Harbour Village will host workshops to provide information and answer questions on the upcoming election. Residents and the general public are invited to attend to learn more about the ballot question.
Monday, April 3 I 6:30 PM
Sea View Hotel, 9909 Collins Avenue
Wednesday, April 19 I 6:30 PM
Sea View Hotel, 9909 Collins Avenue
If you are not able to attend the workshop, a recording of the April 3 Public Workshop is now available online at balharbourfl.granicus.com.
2024 General Municipal Election
General Election Candidates – Districts 2 & 4
Bal Harbour Village is divided into five (5) voting districts. In 2024 candidates could qualify for seats in District 2 and District 4.
The Qualifying Period will run from Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 18, 2024.
List of Candidates that have Filed to Run:
For more information on the November 5, 2024 General Municipal Election, contact:
Dwight S. Danie, Village Clerk
655 96th Street
Bal Harbour, FL 33154
Or contact the Miami-Dade County Supervisor of Elections
or email [email protected], or telephone 305-499-8683.
2024 Candidate Information
To become a candidate, the following documents must be filed with Bal Harbour Village Clerk PRIOR to opening a campaign account, receiving contributions, or making any expenditures:
- DS-DE 9 Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates
- Must be filed prior to opening the campaign account and prior to accepting contributions or making expenditures on the person’s behalf.
- A candidate may be his / her campaign treasurer or deputy treasurer.
- Your campaign depository must be a bank, savings and loan association or credit union authorized to do business in the State of Florida. The campaign account must be separate from any personal or business accounts.
- All monetary contributions must be deposited in the campaign account within five (5) business days of receipt.
- Only the campaign treasurer or the deputy campaign treasurer may sign campaign expenditure checks.
- DS-DE 84 Statement of Candidate
- Must be filed within 10 days of filing of DS-DE 9. This form states that the candidate has been provided access to read and understand the requirements of Chapter 106, F.S., The Election Laws of the State of Florida
Kindly schedule an appointment with the Village Clerk by calling 305-866-4633 or emailing [email protected].
AFTER filing the appropriate paperwork with the Village Clerk, candidates may then open a campaign account and begin to accept contributions and make expenditures.
For more information download the complete 2024 Bal Harbour Village Candidate Handbook.
Campaign Reports - 2024 Municipal Election
Campaign Treasurer’s Reports
Campaign Reports - Previous Elections
Visit our archived election campaign reports for campaign and registration records from previous years.