In November, the City of Gainesville will conduct an election to address offices held by the Mayor as well as Council Members and Board of Education Members representing wards/districts 1 and 4 respectively. Qualifying fees will be set in January 2021.
The governing body for the City of Gainesville consist of the Mayor and five Council Members. They are elected city-wide to serve four-year terms by majority vote. Visit https://www.gainesville.org/city-council for more information.
The Gainesville City School System has five districts. Board of Education Members are elected by district to serve four-year terms by plurality vote. Visit https://www.gcssk12.net/community/board_of_education for more information.
Nonpartisan elections are conducted to fill these seats. The powers and duties of both entities are outlined in the City Charter.
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