AB MUNICIPAL ELECTION
General Election - November 3, 2020
The purpose of this upcoming election will be to fill the following Commission Seats and consider Charter Amendments by Public Referendum as detailed in Ordinance No. 33-19-24.
Please Note: All Atlantic Beach Commission Offices are elected at-large. AB registered voters can vote for candidates of all seats up for election, regardless of their district. A seat’s district assignment relates to the residency requirements for candidates.
Offices up for election:
Mayor/Commissioner- Seat 1 (2-year term) - At Large
Currently held by Ellen Glasser
Commissioner- Seat 2 (4-year term) - District 1308
Currently held by Cindy L. Anderson
Commissioner- Seat 3 (4-year term) - District 1307
Currently held by Martina "Blythe" Waters
Public Referendum/Charter Amendment Title and Summary
PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE ATLANTIC BEACH CHARTER TO MODIFY THE MAYOR-COMMISSIONER TERMS OF OFFICE
Commencing with the election in November, 2022 shall Section 5 of the Atlantic Beach Charter be amended to: (1) extend the Mayor-Commissioner term of office from two to four years; (2) reduce the Mayor-Commissioner number of allowable consecutive terms from four to two terms; and (3) limit any Mayor-Commissioner holding office as of November, 2022, who has served two consecutive terms, to one additional consecutive four-year term?
All candidates must be registered to vote in the City of Atlantic Beach, must have been full-time residents of the city for at least two years immediately prior to qualifying, and must not hold any other elective office. Candidates for Seats 2 & 3 are required to reside within the district for which they are seeking..
If you’d like to know which district you are in, please review the district map or enter your address on the precinct finder page on the Duval County Supervisor of Election’s website.
The Mayor has no district requirement. The Mayor and Commissioners are all elected At-Large.
The City Clerk serves as the filing officer for AB municipal elections. You can access candidate folders by clicking here.
July 15, 2020: First Day Petitions/Nominations can be circulated by filed candidates
August 14, 2020: Deadline to file Petitions/Nominations with City Clerk.
August 24, 2020 (Noon) through August 28, 2020 (Noon): Qualifying period