Before you vote, look here for the completed questionnaires candidates have returned to us with questions and answers relating to the LGBT Community.
The next election will be the Municipal Election held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The following municipalities will hold their elections on that date: Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach, Hillsboro Beach, Lighthouse Point, Miramar, and Sea Ranch Lakes. The filing deadline for this election is 12:00PM January 2, 2018 - 12:00PM January 9, 2018.
All municipal elections are non-partisan. That means the candidate cannot tell you their party affiliation. It is not illegal for any political party or partisan group to put out a palm card with the candidate’s party affiliations. The Dolphin Democrats usually post the party affiliations of all candidates in municipal elections on our website.
The Dolphin Democrats, upon request, will send a questionnaire to candidates who are registered Democrat.
Since this is an officially non-partisan election, we have identified the party affiliation of each candidate unless their voter record has been redacted because they are a sitting judge, prosecutor, or law enforcement officer. All Democratic candidates listed on this page have been sent a Dolphin Democrats Candidate Questionnaire. We do not send questionnaires to candidates who are not Democrats.
***Questionnaires for the Municipal Election are not due until February 1, 2018.***
BLANK MUNICIPAL QUESTIONNAIRES Municipal – PDF Version
MARCH 13, 2018 MUNICIPAL CANDIDATES
Incumbents are indicated by a “*”
Some municipalities (Coconut Creek, Deerfield Beach, and Miramar) have posted financial reports for the election, so we are able to identify some candidates. We have listed the incumbents, even though in some cases they have not submitted financial reports yet. We have not asked them if they are not running, and some of these municipalities have not posted the names of any candidates for the March 13, 2018 election as yet. This page will be updated as the qualifying period ends 12:00PM January 9, 2018
Commissioner, District C: Next election until 2019
Commissioner, District 3: No Election in 2018
Commissioner, District 4: No election in 2018
Mayor: No Election in 2018
Fort Lauderdale: Website Clerk's Site Election Site Financial Reports Precint
Mayor: Dean Trantalis, Charlotte Rodstrom, Bruce Robert (R)
The Dolphin Democrats unanimously have endorsed Dean Trantalis
Commissioner, District 2: George Castrataro, Steven Glassman, Chadwick Maxey, Tim Smith, Lester Zalewski
Commissioner, District 3: Donna Guthrie, Marie Huntley, Robert McKinzie
Commissioner, District 4: Walter Duke III, Benjamin Sorensen, Dr. Warren Sturman
Mayor: No Election in 2018
Commission, District 1: No Election in 2018
Commission, District 2: No election in 2018
Commission, District 3: No election in 2018
Commission Seat 3: Election in November 6, 2018