CDD Candidates

Important Dates

Pre-Qualifying Begins May 30
Qualifying Period Noon, June 13, 2022 - Noon, June 17, 2022
Election Day November 8, 2022

Candidate Forms

Qualifying Documents

Qualifying documents and fees are required to run for office and are available here or from our office. 

Qualifying Information

Candidate qualifying begins at noon on June 13, 2022 and ends at noon on June 17, 2022. We will begin accepting qualifying documents and fees on May 30, 2022 during the pre-qualifying period. We encourage you to beat the rush by submitting your documents and fee during the pre-qualifying period. (Please note: On May 30, our offices will be closed for Memorial Day. Qualifying documents and fees can be dropped in a secure box at our Elections Service Center at 2514 N. Falkenburg Rd., Tampa, FL, on that day.)

For more information about qualifying, review the fact sheet.

Qualifying By Fee

Candidates must pay the $25 Qualifying Fee at the time of qualifying (check or cash only). All checks must be made payable to "Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections."

Qualifying By Petition

The deadline to submit petitions for the 2022 Election Cycle has passed.


Candidates can hand-deliver or mail documents and fees to following locations:

Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center

2514 N. Falkenburg Rd.
Tampa, FL 33619


Fred B. Karl County Center

601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602



Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main Phone: (813) 744-5900 Toll Free: (888) 297-4362 Email:

Fred B. Karl County Center

601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: (813) 272-5850
Fax: (813) 272-7043

Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center

2514 North Falkenburg Rd.
Tampa, FL 33619
Tel: (813) 744-5900
Fax: (813) 744-5843

Northwest Regional Office

4575 Gunn Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33624

Southeast Regional Office

10020 South U.S. Hwy. 301
Riverview, FL 33578

Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. Voter registration applications and other written communications to or from the Supervisor of Elections are public records and are available to the public and media upon request unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption. Email addresses are also public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, please do not email us. Instead, contact us by mail or phone, or visit us in person. To request public records, visit this page.. For questions about public records, email or call (813) 744-5900.