Elections

Municipal Elections

The Village of Palm Springs holds elections on the second Tuesday in March on election years:

  • The Village of Palm Springs will hold its General Municipal Election on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, for the position of Council Member - District #2.
  • Per Section 5.06 - Unopposed Candidates - The positions for Districts 1, 3 and 4 were deemed to have voted for him[self]/herself and shall be certified as elected by the Clerk effective as of the date of the election. As such, Douglas Gunther, Gary M. Ready and Joni Brinkman were re-elected.
  • The positions of Council Member for District 2 and District 4 are held in even numbered years starting in 2018 and every 4 years after that.
  • The positions of Mayor and Council Member for District 1 and District 3 are held in odd numbered years starting in 2017 and every 4 years after that.

The terms for all positions on the Village Council are for four years. The Village does not have term limits. (Village Charter Sec. 3.03) 2019 Sample Ballot (PDF)

***You must be registered to vote with the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office before February 11, 2019, in order to vote in the Village of Palm Springs General Election on March 12, 2019.

View information on Municipal Elections (PDF)

Eligibility to Hold Office

Any person who has continuously been a resident of the Village for one year preceding the date of qualification, is eighteen (18) years of age or older, and a registered voter within one of the 19 precincts in Palm Springs shall be eligible to hold the Office of Mayor or Village District Council Member.

The Candidate for a District Council Member seat must reside within the district he / she wishes to represent. (Village Charter Sec. 3.02) To become a Candidate, you need to contact the Official Filing Officer/Village Clerk at the Village Clerk's Office to begin your qualifying process and pick up your Candidate Book.

Federal, State & County Elections

Federal, state and county elections are handled directly through Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.

Absentee Ballots & Early Voting

The Village of Palm Springs does not have early voting locations. Absentee ballots are also applied for and returned to the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections.