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Lee County Court Judge

 

Lee County Court Judge Candidate Packet and Forms

Next Election Cycle for Lee County Judge is 2022.

Scroll down for online candidate packet contents available for download. 

Candidates may also obtain Forms and Publications by visiting the Florida Division of Elections website.

Judicial Candidate Petition Deadline
Noon, March 28, 2022

Judicial Candidate Qualifying Dates
Noon, April 25, 2022, through Noon, April 29, 2022
Judicial candidates may begin pre-qualifying on April 11, 2022


Candidate Publications

Publication dates reflect the current version of the publication and will be updated as revised versions become available.
 

Dates to Remember  Available Soon
Candidate and Campaign Treasurer's Handbook (09/27/2021)
Candidate and Campaign Treasurer's Reporting Calendar (2022) 
Candidate Petition Handbook (11/02/2021)

Florida Statutes Chapter 104 (2021 Election Code Violations)
Florida Statutes Chapter 105 (2021 Non-partisan Elections)
Florida Statutes Chapter 106 (2021 Campaign Finance)
The Election Laws of the State of Florida (09/2021) 

 

Additional Publication Resources for Judicial Candidates:

Florida Judicial Code of Conduct (05/10/2018)
Aid to Canon 7 (04/2021)
Judicial Ethics Bench Guide (06/2020)


Candidate Qualifying Forms

  • Campaign Financial Reporting System Affidavit Initial Filing - Required 
    The Lee County Supervisor of Elections provides its own (CFR) Campaign Financial Reporting System for the filing of required campaign finance reports. The Lee County (CFR) Campaign Financial Reporting System facilitates the electronic filing of required campaign finance reports in lieu of filing original and signed campaign finance reports by hand delivery or standard mail.  Upon filing Form DS-DE 9, a candidate and his/her campaign treasurer and deputy treasurer (if one is appointed) will be provided a User Identification Number, password, and PIN access to the CFR System for the filing of required campaign treasurer’s reports.
  • DSDE 104 Candidate Petition Form Optional 
    A candidate for Lee County Court Judge may obtain the valid signatures of 4,239 registered electors in Lee County. Submit signatures to the Lee County Supervisor of Elections for validation. Upon certification, by the Supervisor of Elections, that the candidate has obtained the required number of valid signatures, the signatures shall take the place of the filing fee. Signatures must be submitted on or before March 28, 2022.
  • Nickname on Ballot Affidavit May be required if using a nickname - review instructions for applicability
    If you plan to designate a nickname on your Candidate Oath form other than a generally recognized, shortened version of your legal name, you must provide notice of your intention to the Supervisor of Elections well in advance of the qualifying period and make a satisfactory showing you are generally known by the nickname or that you have used the nickname as part of your legal name.

     

Form 6 Full and Public Statement of Financial Interests,
the Candidate Oath and Filing Fee 

 
  • Form 6 Full and Public Statement of Financial Interest for 2021 Required - submit at time of qualifying
    Candidate must file Form 6 Statement of Financial Interests for the office sought. This form may only be submitted during the qualifying period.
  • DSDE 303JU Candidate Oath - Judicial Office Required - submit at time of qualifying
    Candidate must file the correct Candidate Oath for the office sought.  This form may only be submitted during the qualifying period.  
  • Canvassing Board Meeting and Logic and Accuracy Testing Schedules Required - submit at time of qualifying
  • Filing Fee Schedule Submit filing fee at time of qualifying
    Make check payable to the Lee County Elections Office by check drawn on the candidate's campaign account for the EXACT amount. NO CASHIER'S CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. A candidate who obtains the required number of valid candidate petition signatures, for the office sought, will not be required to pay a filing fee.  
Form 6 Full and Public Statement of Financial Interest for 2017 (Candidate must file Form 6 Statement of Financial Interests for the office sought.  This form may only be submitted during the qualifying period.)
Form 6 Full and Public Statement of Financial Interest for 2017 (Candidate must file Form 6 Statement of Financial Interests for the office sought.  This form may only be submitted during the qualifying period.)
Form 6 Full and Public Statement of Financial Interest for 2017 (Candidate must file Form 6 Statement of Financial Interests for the office sought.  This form may only be submitted during the qualifying period.)

Tommy Doyle, Supervisor of Elections, Lee County

Mailing Address for all Correspondence:
P. O. Box 2545, Fort Myers FL 33902-2545
PHONE (all offices): 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)
HOURS (all offices): M - F 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Records Requests:
Contact: Stephen Rumer, Public Records Custodian
PHONE: 239 LEE-VOTE (239-533-8683)
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Melvin Morgan
Constitutional Complex
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Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Lee County Government Center
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Cape Coral, FL 33990
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Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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Fort Myers, FL 33907
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