The Mayor and four City Commissioners are elected to four-year, staggered terms on a non-partisan basis. Sunrise holds municipal elections every two years and the Mayor and City Commission are elected at large by groups: Groups A, B, C, D, and the Mayor.
The Sunrise City Clerk is the local supervisor of elections. Candidates for municipal office must file the appropriate forms with the City Clerk prior to opening a campaign account and to qualify for office. Elections are conducted in accordance with the provisions of Title IX, Florida Statutes, Electors and Elections (Chapters 97-106). For further information, publications and forms, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (954) 746-3333.
Pending City Commission action and in accordance with Sec. 2-45 of the Sunrise City Code, a tentative supplementary qualifying period for the November 8, 2016 special election for the office of Mayor is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, August 8, 2016 and end at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12, 2016. Qualifying for office will take place in the City Clerk's Office. The qualifying fee, which is due on the date qualifying papers are submitted, is $3,014.04 for the office of Mayor. For additional information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (954) 746-3333.
Candidates for November 8, 2016 General Election