Elections

Elections

The 2021 Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. All registered voters of the City of New Port Richey will have the opportunity to elect two people to serve as City Council Members and one person to serve as City Council Member to Fill Unexpired Term on the City Council. The City Council Members shall be elected for a term of three (3) years and the City Council Member to Fill Unexpired Term shall be elected to serve for one (1) year.  Candidates will be required to indicate which position they are running for office for on their qualifying paperwork. The annual salary is $3,600.

Qualification Requirements:

Candidates for this municipal elective office must be duly registered voters and residents within the corporate limits of the City of New Port Richey for at least six months prior to the election.

Qualifying Period:

Qualifying begins on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at noon and ends on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at noon. No qualifying documents will be accepted after that time.

Qualifying Documents:

The following two forms along with the election assessment fee of $36.00 may be received at any time.  Please note that the election assessment fee cannot be presented in the form of a cashier’s check, official check or money order.  A temporary check provided by the financial institution may be accepted.

The following forms cannot be accepted until the qualifying period begins:

The following are other documents included in the candidate package but do not need to be returned to the City Clerk:

Persons wishing to receive qualifying documents via hard copy may pick them up at the City Clerk’s Office, Second Floor, City Hall, 5919 Main Street Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.