Qualifying Information

The City of Deltona, Florida, will conduct a Municipal Primary Election on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, and a Municipal General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, for the purpose of electing the Mayor and City Commissioners for Commission District Nos. 1, 3, 5 and 6. All of the seats are for a four (4) year term of office with the exception of District #6 which will be for the remainder of a four-year term to expire November, 2024. NOTE: If less than three (3) individuals qualify for either the Mayor's seat or a Commission district seat, the Primary Election will not be held for that particular elected office.

The qualifications for office can be found in the Deltona City Charter.

The 2022 Candidate Packet is available in the City Clerk's office. Please contact the office at (386) 878-8502 or jraftery@deltonafl.gov for more information.

If more than two candidates qualify for one seat, a primary election will be held on August 23, 2022. The General Election will be November 8, 2022. 

Questions regarding the election process should be directed to the City Clerk's office (386) 878-8502, jraftery@deltonafl.gov. The Volusia County Supervisor of Elections, Lisa Lewis is also a valuable resource in this process. The Supervisory of Elections phone number is (386) 736-5930


When is the qualifying period?
The candidate qualifying period for the 2022 election will be noon, June 13 through noon, June 17, 2022. During the qualifying period, certain forms and information must be filed with the City's qualifying officer, Deltona City Clerk. It is recommended that interested individuals call in advance and set up a time to meet with city staff to obtain candidate materials, as well as filing the necessary forms.

Can I announce my candidacy prior to the qualifying period?
Yes. Preliminary Candidacy for the 2022 election requires the following be completed. 

Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates (Form DS-DE 9). This form must be completed and filed with the City Clerk before opening a campaign account and accepting contributions and/or expending funds

How is campaign reporting handled?
Beginning with the 2017 election, the City of Deltona participates in the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections electronic campaign reporting system. Reports for 2017 until current are located on the Supervisor of Election’s website.