2017 Qualifying Dates

 Candidate Qualifying Period Qualifying Dates 
Town of Longboat Key ends November 21, 2016 at noon
City of Anna Maria  noon, August 14, 2017 -
noon, August 25, 2017
City of Bradenton Beach noon, August 28, 2017 -
noon, September 1, 2017
City of Holmes Beach noon, August 28, 2017 -
noon, September 1, 2017
Bayshore Gardens Park & Recreation District noon, October 16, 2017 -
noon, October 20, 2017
Trailer Estates Park & Recreation District  ends at 5:00 pm on October 6, 2017 

2018 Qualifying Dates

Candidate Qualifying Period Qualifying Dates
Town of Longboat Key ends November 20, 2017 at noon
US Senator, US Representative, Judicial, State Attorney and Public Defender (20th Circuit Only)  noon April 30, 2018 -
noon, May 4, 2018 
Governor and Cabinet, State Senator, State
Representative, County Offices and Special
District Candidates 
noon June 18, 2018 -noon, June 22, 2018 
City of Anna Maria noon June 18, 2018 -noon, June 22, 2018 
City of Bradenton  noon June 18, 2018 -noon, June 22, 2018  
City of Bradenton Beach noon June 18, 2018 -noon, June 22, 2018 
City of Holmes Beach noon June 18, 2018 -noon, June 22, 2018 
City of Palmetto noon June 18, 2018 -noon, June 22, 2018 
Trailer Estates Park & Recreation District ends at 5:00 pm on October 5, 2018