General Election Information


The Office of the City Clerk administers the city elections.
The Mayor and six City Commissioners are elected to four-year, staggered terms on a non-partisan basis. Hollywood holds municipal elections every two years and the Mayor and City Commission are elected by Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and the Mayor.
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); Article III of the City Charter; and Chapter 31 of the City Code of Ordinances. For further information, publications and forms, please contact the City Clerk at 954.921.3211.

Seats Up for Election
November 6, 2018 - Commissioners Districts 1, 3 and 5.
November 2020 - Mayor, Commissioners Districts 2, 4 and 6.

Qualifying Information


Qualifying papers can be picked up in the Office of the City Clerk starting on Monday, May 21, 2018.  Please contact this office at 954-921-3211 to set up an appointment.

The qualifying period starts at noon, Monday, June 18, 2018 until noon, Friday, June 22, 2018.  The last date to return qualifying papers and appropriate payment drawn from your Campaign Account to the City Clerk’s Office is noon on Friday, June 22, 2018.

City of Hollywood Campaign Sign Forms - Applications for Campaign Signs must be submitted to the City of Hollywood Code Compliance Unit, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Old Library.

Broward County Supervisor Of Elections


For information on voting precincts or on how to register to vote, please contact the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office at 954.357.7050.

Vote By Mail (Absentee) ballots for the City of Hollywood, Florida, General Municipal Election may be obtained from the Broward County Supervisor of Elections Office, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room 111, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, or by calling 954-357-7055.  All absentee ballots must be returned no later than 7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.