City of DeLand Election Information
General Election Information:
General Elections in the City of DeLand are held in even-numbered years on the date established by the Florida Election Code for the primary election. The date of the next General Election will be August 28, 2018. In 2018, Seats 1, 3 and 5 are up for election*. A Run-off Election is held only in the event no candidate for any seat receives a majority of the votes cast during the General Election. Only the names of the two candidates receiving the largest number of votes for any seat shall be printed on the ballot for such Run-off Election. The date of the next Run-off Election, if required, is November 6, 2018.
Municipal elections are non-partisan. The City of DeLand has no districts - all seats on the DeLand City Commission are elected at-large. The terms of office for all seats are four (4) years. There are no term limits.
The current City Commissioners are:
Seat 1 - Mayor Robert F. Apgar (term ends 2018)*
Seat 2 - Commissioner Jeff Hunter (term ends 2020)
Seat 3 - Commissioner Jessica Davis (term ends 2018)*
Seat 4 - Commissioner Chris Cloudman (term ends 2020)
Seat 5 - Commissioner Leigh Matusick (term ends 2018)*
Canvassing Board – pursuant to State law, the Volusia County Canvassing Board will canvass the returns of any City election that is held coincident with a county, state or federal election. For information regarding the specifics of the Canvassing Board meetings, please contact the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections (386)736-5930, or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website.