City of Cape Coral
2020 City Council Elections
The City of Cape Coral will hold Elections in 2020 for Council Members in Districts 2, 3, 5, and 7. This is a non-partisan election.
All candidates must be: 1) a registered elector of the City; 2) a permanent resident of the City; and 3) a continuous, full-time resident of the City for the entire calendar year preceding his/her qualification for office. Candidates for Council Member must also reside in their respective districts.
Candidate Information and Resources:
STEP ONE: Do not accept contributions and do not open a campaign account until you have filed Form DS-DE-9 "Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Depository for Candidates" with City Clerk.
STEP TWO: Read and understand the election process using the following links:
Candidate and Campaign Treasurer Handbook (10/3/2019) pdf
Florida Election Code pdf
STEP THREE: When Step One is complete and a copy of Form DS-DE 9 is taken to the bank to open an account, monthly reports will be due. The report due date schedule will be provided to you during the Step One process.
Candidate packet materials and election calendars will be available and posted online by March 1, 2020. For more information regarding Elections, please contact the Cape Coral City Clerk at (239) 574-0417.