Candidate Qualifying Information

Qualifications (Refer to the City of North Miami Charter and Chapter 6 of the City Code)

  • Calendar of Reporting Dates for Candidate Treasurer Reports
  • Qualifying Dates: March 29, 2021 9:00 AM – April 6, 2021 5:00 PM
  •  Qualifying Forms (see below)
  • Election Area (three seats - Mayor- District 2 and District 3)
  • Election Date: Tuesday May 11, 2021
  • Poll Watchers deadline - TBA
  • Run Off Election June 1, 2021

Qualifications

Candidates for District 2 must be residents of the District and registered voters at least 1 year prior to qualifying. 

Candidates for District 3 must be residents of the District and registered voters at least 1 year prior to qualifying. 

Candidates for Mayor must be residents of the City registered voters at least 1 year prior to qualifying.

Qualifying Forms

List of necessary forms to be completed as part of the Qualifying Package.

  • Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates (Form DS-DE 9)
  • Statement of Candidate (Form DS-DE 84) must be filed within 10 days of filing the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository
  • Candidate Oath for Non-Partisan Office (Form DS-DE 302NP
  • Statement of Financial Disclosure (Form 1, Statement of Financial Interests). 
  • Voluntary Fair Campaign Practices Waiver – MD Ethics Commission 
  • Resign to run - Must resign from elective or appointive office not less than 10 days prior to the first day of qualifying. 
  • Voter Registration - English (PDF), Spanish (PDF), Creole (PDF)
  • Proof of Residency 
  • Qualifying Fee 
  • Election Assessment Fee- In accordance with State Statute, candidates must file an assessment fee in the amount of 1% of the annual salary of the office being sought.