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Get involved in the political process

Are you interested in running for City Council? Residents must file their paperwork within a specified timeframe to qualify. Filing dates are different from city to city.

In the cities of Clermont and Groveland, qualifying begins on Monday, June 18 at 12 pm and closes on Friday, June 22, at 12 pm.

In Mascotte and Minneola, qualifying dates are scheduled in early August.

You may not want to run for public office but, the most important part of the process is to VOTE!  Election Day is November 6.     

If you haven’t registered to vote, visit ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION  

CLERMONT (two-year term)

Seats #1, #3, and #5 will be available and are currently held by:

City Council Member Seat 1 (Two Year Term) – Tim Bates
City Council Member Seat 3 (Two Year Term) – Mayor Gail Ash
City Council Member Seat 5 (Two Year Term) – Diane Travis

To learn more about the Clermont City Council, visit Clermont current council

For further information on qualifying, visit City of Clermont

GROVELAND (two-year term)

Districts #1, #3, #5 will be available and currently held by:

District 1- Mayor – Currently held by Dina Sweatt
District 3 – Council Member – Currently held by Tim Loucks
District 5 – Council Member – Currently held by John Griffin (see Griffin)

To learn more about Groveland City Council, visit Groveland Current Council

For further information on the qualifying process, visit Groveland Proclamation/ Qualifying forms 

In the cities of Mascotte and Minneola, qualifying dates will be held in early August.

In Mascotte, two seats will become available, currently held by

Council Member Louise Thompson
Mayor Pro Tem Brenda Brasher

Visit City of Mascotte 

In the City of Minneola, two seats will become available and currently held by

Councilor Lisa Jones
Councilor Kelly Price

To learn more about the city of Minneola, visit Minneola’s City Council

Montverde uses a caucus-type selection. There is no secret ballot. Simply explained, voters gather and elect a candidate. Montverde’s caucus is scheduled on August 14.

Visit Montverde to learn more.