Election Information

Elections - General Information



Composition


The City Council is composed of the mayor and six Council members, who are elected by the voters of the City of Rockledge.  Elections are at-large, with no districts or party affiliations. The city council seats are numbered for identification purposes only and do not indicate representation of any area or neighborhood.

Eligibility


Only registered voters residing in the City of Rockledge shall be eligible to hold the office of city council member or mayor.

Elections

Annual elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of each and every year, at which the following officers shall be elected: Two city council members to fill the two city council seats open to election each year; a mayor in the years when that office is open to election; and such vacancies in the city council or the office of mayor that exist and are open to election under the provisions of the City's Charter.

Terms


The term of office of the mayor and each city council member is three years.
Info Sheet 2017