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Candidate Qualifying Handbook

Read information about running for a Miami-Dade County office.

State laws and handbooks

1.1  2014 Election Laws of the State of Florida  (September 2014)

1.2  2014 School District Governance Laws of the State of Florida

1.3  2014 Soil and Water Conservation Laws of the State of Florida

1.4  2014 Community Development Districts Laws of the State of Florida

1.5  2014 Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees - Chapter 112

1.6  2015 Candidate and Campaign Treasurer Handbook 

1.7  Candidate Petition Handbook  (September 2013)

1.8  Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Handbook  (June 2011)

1.9  2015 Guide to the Sunshine Amendment and Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees - State of Florida Commission on Ethics 

1.10  Guidelines for Determining When Residency Qualifications for Office Must be Met  (July 2014)

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Judicial information

2.1  Code of Judicial Conduct Supreme Court of Florida

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County laws and handbooks

3.1  Miami-Dade County Code of Ordinances

3.2  Miami-Dade County Home Rule Amendment and Charter 

3.3  Candidate Handbook on Public Financing 

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Qualifying information

4.1  2016 Candidate Qualifying Summary 

4.2  2016 Clerk of Courts (revised 6/15/2015)

4.3  2016 County Court Judges (revised 6/15/2015)

4.4  2016 Property Appraiser (revised 6/15/2015)

4.5  2016 School Board Members (revised 6/15/2015)

4.6  2016 Board of County Commissioners (revised 6/15/2015)

4.7  2016 County Mayor (revised 6/15/2015)

4.8  2016 Community Council Members (revised 6/15/2015)

4.9  2016 South Dade Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors  (revised 4/8/2015)

4.10  2016 Community Development District Board Members (coming soon)

4.11  2016 Committeemen/women (coming soon)

4.12  2016 Compilation of Forms (revised 6/9/2015)

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Campaign finance reporting

5.1  Electronic Filing of Campaign Treasurer's Reports 

5.2  2015 Calendar of Reporting Dates

5.3  Guidelines to a Successful Campaign Report 

5.4  Absentee Ballot Campaign Report (MD-ED 26) 

5.5  Miami-Dade County Contributing Entity Form Property Appraiser (MD-ED-19) 

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Important candidate information

6.1  Poll Watcher information

6.2  Political Signage Information 

6.3  Wearing of Campaign Items While Voting 

6.4  Voter Solicitation / Electioneering 

6.5  Items for Sale through the Elections Department 

6.6  List of Municipal Clerks 

6.7  Precinct Cross-Reference Report 

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