2014 Gainesville election dates set

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:43 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, June 28, 2013 at 11:43 a.m.

The dates are set for next year’s Gainesville city elections.

The qualifying period for candidates will run from noon Jan. 20 to noon Jan. 24. The regular election will be March 11. The run-off, if necessary, is scheduled for April 8. Three of the seven seats on the commission are up: District 2, District 3 and one of the two at-large seats. At-large Commissioner Thomas Hawkins has reached term limits and cannot seek re-election. District 2 Commissioner Todd Chase and District 3 Commissioner Susan Bottcher are each eligible to seek another term.

The City Commission gave final approval to the election dates at the June 20 meeting.

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