For Immediate Release
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Contact: Mallory Morgan
Qualifying Period Approaching
Qualifying period for Judicial, State Attorney (6th and 20th Judicial Circuit Only), Public Defender (20th Judicial Circuit Only), Justice of the Supreme Court, District Court of Appeal, Circuit Court Judges is Noon, April 25 – Noon, April 29
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announces the upcoming qualifying period for Judicial, State Attorney (6th and 20th Judicial Circuit Only), Public Defender (20th Judicial Circuit Only), Justice of the Supreme Court, District Court of Appeal, Circuit Court Judges from noon, April 25 to noon, April 29. Pursuant to Section 99.061(8) F.S., qualifying papers are permitted to be submitted 14 days prior to the beginning of the qualifying period.
“With the 2022 elections quickly approaching, I encourage all candidates who plan to run for office to take advantage of the 14-day period or to file the appropriate qualifying documents as early as possible in the qualifying period,” said Secretary Lee. “Further information about qualifying dates and elections is available on the Division of Elections’ website.”
The Division of Elections website will be updated as qualifying paperwork is received.
About the Florida Division of Elections. The Florida Department of State’s Division of Elections supports the Secretary of State, Florida’s Chief Election Officer, in ensuring that Florida has fair and accurate elections. The Division’s three bureaus; the Bureau of Election Records, Bureau of Voter Registration Services, and Bureau of Voting Systems Certification, have several responsibilities in the areas of legal compliance and elections administration to ensure that Florida’s election laws are uniformly interpreted and implemented. The Division also assists local Supervisors of Elections in their duties and promotes enhanced public awareness and participation in the electoral process. For more information about Florida’s elections, visit dos.myflorida.com/elections/.