CURRENT CITY OFFICIALS
Commission President Sandy Johnson, Seat #5*
Commission Vice President Jason Joffe, Seat #3**
Commissioner Michael S. Long, Seat #2**
Commissioner Earl Maucker, Seat #1**
Commissioner Kyle Van Buskirk, Seat #4*
* term of office expires March 2020
** term of office expires March 2018
The City of Lighthouse Point will hold a Municipal Election on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at which, qualified electors will elect three (3) City Commissioners for Seats 1, 2, and 3.
To become a candidate, you must:
Be a bona fide citizen of the United States of America.
Be a qualified elector and resident of the State of Florida and the City of Lighthouse Point for a period of not less than one year immediately preceding this election; and over the age of eighteen (18) years.
Be a registered with the Broward County Office of Voter’s Registration.
You cannot hold any other elected public office.
You cannot have been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude.
Shall be otherwise qualified as provided in the Charter and Ordinances of the City of Lighthouse Point and the Laws of the State of Florida.
Listed below are the necessary items to qualify for the office of City Commissioner. These forms are to be submitted to the Municipal Clerk’s office, beginning at noon on January 2nd, 2018 and ending at noon on January 9th, 2018.
o Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository-(DS-DE9)
NOTE: THIS FORM MUST BE FILED WITH THE CITY CLERK BEFORE YOU OPEN YOUR CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT. A candidate may appoint himself/herself as campaign treasurer. ONLY A CAMPAIGN TREASURER OR DEPUTY CAMPAIGN TREASURER IS ALLOWED TO SIGN CHECKS DRAWN UPON THE CAMPAIGN ACCOUNT.
o LHP Candidate Checklist
o Statement of Candidate (DS-DE 84)
o Loyalty Oath (DS-DE 25)
o Candidacy Qualifications
o Statement of Financial Interest (Form 1)
o Two (2) checks written on campaign bank account. $50 filing fee and $18/Commissioner, 1% state assessment qualifying fee payable to the City of Lighthouse Point
o Petition to be completed by 10 registered voters
o Notice of Logic and Accuracy Test
Interested in Becoming an Election Day Worker?
For more information please contact the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Pollworker Hotline at (954) 459-9911, or visit their website at: www.browardsoe.org
Three ways to Vote:
- Early Voting
- Absentee Ballot
- Election Day
Vote by Mail
You can call the Absentee Ballot Hotline at 954-357-7055 to request a ballot
Check Your Voter Status
Have you moved recently? Changed your name? Like to change your party?
Call 954-357-7050 to check your voter status.
You can register to vote at the checkout counter of any public library, social service agency, motor vehicle agency, online, or you can request an application by mail. We encourage everyone to register to vote.
The closest Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office location to the City of Lighthouse Point:
The Governmental Center 115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 102 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 954-357-7050 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
All Broward County registered voters are eligible for absentee voting. Applications for absentee ballots may be obtained through the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office, SOE Website
or call 954-357-7055.
Acceptable Forms of Voter ID
When voting early or voting at a polling place, Florida law requires voters to present a photo ID with signature.
ID required and checked at the polls is used solely to confirm the voter’s identity, not to verify the voter’s ID number or address. If the voter’s photo ID does not contain a signature, an additional document with signature may be used.
- Florida driver’s license or identification card issued by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
- US passport
- Debit or credit card
- Military ID
- Student ID
- Retirement center ID
- Neighborhood association identification
- Public Assistance ID
Polling places for the City of Lighthouse Point voters:PRECINCT 1B Dixon Ahl Hall Recreation Center 2220 NE 38 Street PRECINCT 2B St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Education Building 2700 NE 36 Street PRECINCT 3B Dixon Ahl Hall Recreation Center 2220 NE 38 Street PRECINCT 4B St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Education Building 2700 NE 36 Street (4B and 6B have been consolidated) PRECINCT 5B St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Education Building 2700 NE 36 Street PRECINCT 6B City Hall Municipal Complex 2200 NE 38 Street (Formerly 7B)