Hillsborough County Commissioner, District 5 (At Large)

Employer / Organization

Hillsborough County

Next Election

Aug 30, 2022

Filing Window

Jun 20, 2022 - Jun 21, 2022


The governing authority of Hillsborough County is the Board of Commissioners. There are seven Commissioners: four are elected from single member districts, and three are elected countywide. The general duties of the Board of Commissioners are to enact resolutions and ordinances for the general health, safety, and welfare of the residents of Hillsborough County; to levy taxation when necessary to finance the operation of the County government; to provide necessary services to safeguard the wellbeing and safety to the residents.

Application Guidelines
In order to be a candidate for this position, please follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the election administrator (for city positions the city clerk, and for all others, the Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections) make sure you qualify for the position. Certain positions have residency and other requirements. 2) Fill out the necessary documents, including the Statement of Candidacy (DS-DE 84 form), Candidate Oath of Nonpartisan Office (DS-DE 25) and Statement of Financial Interests. Visit the following link to acquire these documents and find out more information regarding your candidacy: http://www.votehillsborough.org/About-Running-For-Office/Community-Development-District-or-Special-District. 3) In order to be qualified on the ballot, all documents must be physically filled with the Supervisor of Elections Office located at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th floor, Tampa, Florida 33602. You must pay a $25 dollar fee for your petition of candidacy. The office is open Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm EST. Be mindful about the filing window as it is open for only five consecutive days sometime in June, and the dates vary based on the election date. Please verify your filing window by contacting the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office at (813) 744-5900 or via email at [email protected]

Submit application to:
Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections, 2514 N. Falkenburg Rd., Tampa, Florida, 33619, US