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Special Elections

Pursuant to section 100.101, Fla. Stat., a special election shall be held:

  1. If no person has been elected at a general election to fill an office which was required to be filled by election at such general election.
  2. If a vacancy occurs in the office of state senator or member of the state house of representatives.
  3. If it is necessary to elect presidential electors, by reason of the offices of President and Vice President both having become vacant.
  4. If a vacancy occurs in the office of member from Florida of the House of Representatives of Congress.

Currently Scheduled Special Elections

State Senate District 23 Special Election

  • The special election for State Senate District 23 consists of part of Charlotte County and all of Sarasota County
  • Election Dates
    • Special Primary Election: August 28, 2018
    • Special (General) Election: November 6, 2018
  • Voter Registration/Bookclosing Deadline
    • Special Primary Election: July 30, 2018
    • Special (General) Election: October 9, 2018
  • Notice of Special Election (including qualifying information and reporting dates)
  • Executive Order 18-127 (PDF)

State Senate District 25 Special Election

  • The special election for State Senate District 25 consists of parts of Martin and  St. Lucie Counties and all of Palm Beach County
  • Election Dates
    • Special Primary Election: August 28, 2018
    • Special (General) Election: November 6, 2018
  • Voter Registration/Bookclosing Deadline
    • Special Primary Election: July 30, 2018
    • Special (General) Election: October 9, 2018
  • Notice of Special Election (including qualifying information and reporting dates)
  • Executive Order 18-126 (PDF)

Special Elections Archive

For information on prior special elections held in 2017 or 2018, please see our Special Elections Archive