September 3, 2012
Labor Day (City Holiday)


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2015 Qualified Candidates

Public Notice: 2015 City Election Update 

Public Notice City Election 2015 Candidate Qualifying Deadline

Proclamation Calling for an Election

Public Notice: Voter Registration Deadline 2015

Public Notice: City Election Schedule

Candidate Qualifying Packet

Candidate and Campaign Treasurer Handbook

Florida Elections Law

Rules of Procedure 

Municipal Campaign Treasurer's Report

2014-2015 Newberry Elected Officials Contact Information



City of Newberry Election Results 2014

Commissioner Group I: Rick Coleman

Commissioner Group II: Jason McGehee

Commissioner Group III: Monty Farnsworth

City of Newberry Charter Excerpt


Article VII. City Elections

Sec. 43. Date of elections and procedure.


Regular elections shall be held on the second Tuesday of April of each year. Electors of the City shall have the same qualifications to be permitted to vote in any City election as electors of the state elections and shall be registered with the supervisor of elections of Alachua County. The City Commission shall by ordinance prescribe the manner and method of holding all special elections in the City, which are not provided for by the terms of this Charter, and shall in such ordinance prescribe when and how such special elections shall be called and held. All elections shall be substantially on the principles adopted for state elections, insofar as there is not conflict with the terms of this Charter, provided, that the City Commission may, by ordinance, prescribe the manner, method and conduct of elections not in conflict with this Charter.

The terms of elective officers shall begin upon the official canvass of the vote after their election and all officers shall hold office for a term of two (2) years, commencing with the next general election in the City. Those candidates for City Commissioner and the candidates for Mayor receiving a plurality (the greatest number of votes at said election) shall be declared elected. In the case of a tie vote, the successful candidates shall be determined by lot (by flip of a coin by the City Clerk).

Sec. 44. Registration of voters.


The City shall use and adopt the registration rolls of the Alachua County Supervisor of Elections as the registration rolls of the City. The City shall, where applicable, follow the elections procedures prescribed by Florida Law.

Sec. 45. Time of opening and closing poles.


The polls, at every municipal election, shall be open without intermission from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.


City of Newberry Charter

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