CDD Candidates

Candidate qualifying begins at noon on June 10, 2024 and ends at noon on June 14, 2024. We will begin accepting qualifying documents and fees on May 27, 2024 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 27, 2024, our offices will be closed for Memorial Day. Qualifying documents and fees can be dropped off at our Elections Service Center at 2514 N. Falkenburg Rd., Tampa, FL, on that day.) For more information about qualifying, review the fact sheet.


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Important Dates

Pre-Qualifying Begins May 27, 2024
Qualifying Period Noon, June 10, 2024 - Noon, June 14, 2024
Election Day November 5, 2024


Candidate Documents




Statement of Candidate (Required)

DS-DE 84

Submission Period: Anytime before Noon, June 14, 2024

Attesting that you have read and understand campaign finance law, Chapter 106, F.S.


Candidate Oath (Required)


Submission Period: May 27, 2024 - Noon, June 14, 2024

Candidate Oath is the form used to determine how your name appears on the ballot. If you wish to designate a nickname on the ballot, you must complete the Nickname Affidavit section of the oath. The oath must also be notarized.


Statement of Financial Interest (Required)

Form 1

Submission Period: May 27, 2024 - Noon, June 14, 2024

The Statement of Financial Interest (2023 Form 1) is required to be filed electronically with the Florida Commission on Ethics. Candidates must provide a copy of the electronically filed Form 1 or receipt of electronic filing to our office during qualifying.


Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates (Optional)


Submission Period: Anytime before Noon, June 14, 2024

To accept or spend any funds for your campaign, you must first file this form.


Qualifying Method

Qualifying by Fee

Candidates must pay the $25 Qualifying Fee at the time of qualifying (personal check, campaign check, money order or cash only). All checks must be made payable to "Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections." If you have filed the DS-DE 9 with our office, your qualifying fee must be paid using a check drawn on your campaign account.

Qualifying by Petition

The deadline to submit petitions for the 2024 Election Cycle is noon, May 13, 2024. Candidates must collect 25 valid signatures from registered voters within the district. Petitions are submitted to the Supervisor of Elections to be verified and there is a signature verification fee of 10 cents per petition. During qualifying week, candidates must submit Certificate of Petition Qualifying and complete required paperwork included in the qualifying packet.



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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.