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City of Gainesville Regular Election: March 14, 2017


Please note, the graph above is updating live from our database. As we process data from this election, totals may continue to change.

Election Time

Polling places are open 7 AM to 7 PM on Election Day, March 14, 2017.

Book Closing

Book Closing for this election is February 13, 2017.

Races On The Ballot

Gainesville City Commission, District 2
Gainesville City Commission, District 3
Gainesville City Commission, At-Large District 2


Visit the Vote-By-Mail page for more information.

Early Voting

Early Voting Locations Designated by the City of Gainesville

Dates & Times

March 6, 2017 through March 11, 2017
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday & Thursday: 10 AM - 6 PM


Supervisor of Elections: 515 N Main Street, Suite 100, Gainesville, FL 32601
Millhopper Branch Library: 3145 NW 43rd St, Gainesville, FL 32606
Cone Park Library: 2801 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32641

Visit the Early Voting page for more information.

Precinct Voting

Voting at your polling place on Election Day is easy. Remember to bring picture and signature identification. For more information on the types of identification accepted at the polls, please click here. You can find which precinct you are assigned to vote at by looking at your Voter Information Card. Remember to check our website prior to an election in the event there are changes to a polling place location. Visit the Precinct Voting page for more information.

Sample Ballots

All Inclusive Sample Ballots

All Inclusive PDF Sample Ballot

All Inclusive Audio Sample Ballot

All Inclusive Text Sample Ballot

District Specific Sample Ballots

Sample Ballot for Districts 1 & 4 

Sample Ballot for District 2

Sample Ballot for District 3

Canvassing Board

2017 City of Gainesville Canvassing Board and L&A Test Schedule

For more information regarding the City of Gainesville Canvassing Board, click here.

Candidate Forums

Candidate Forum
Hosted by Gainesville Citizens for Active Transportation Forum
Monday, January 30, 7 - 8:30 PM
Santa Fe College Center for Innovation & Economic Development
530 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Candidate Forum
Hosted by the Business Community Coalition
Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM
Gainesville-Alachua County Association of Realtors
1750 NW 80th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606
Free & Open to Public - Light Refreshments
RSVP Today 352-332-8850

Candidate Interview
Hosted by the North Central Florida Central Labor Council
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 9 AM - 4 PM

Candidate Forum
Hosted by the African American Accountability Alliance Political Action Committee
Monday, February 6, 2017, 5:30 - 8 PM
Thomas Coward Auditorium at the Alachua County Health Department
224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, FL 32641

Candidate Forum
Hosted by the University Park Neighborhood Association (UPNA)
Sunday, February 19, 2017, 3 - 5 PM
United Church of Gainesville
1624 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32603

Candidate Forum
Hosted by the Community Coalition for Older Adults
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 2 - 4 PM
Senior Recreation Center
5701 NW 34th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32653

Candidate Forum
Hosted by the League of Women Voters
Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:30 PM
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
4039 W Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32607

Qualifying Information

Qualifying for the 2017 City of Gainesville Regular & Run-off Elections is determined by the City of Gainesville. Qualifying will be held from noon on Monday, January 23, 2017 to noon on Friday, January 27, 2017. For more information, please contact Kurt Lannon, Clerk of The Commission at 352-334-5015 or clerks@cityofgainesville.org

Financial Reports

For submitted financial reports, click here.

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Kim A. Barton
Alachua County Supervisor of Elections

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