239-LEE-VOTE (533-8683) • Office Hours: M - F 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Our mission is to deliver superior election services to the voters of Lee County.
Political committees and parties may also visit the Florida Division of Elections website for information, publications or forms.
Dates to Remember (07/2020)
Political Committee Handbook (09/18/19)
Political Committee Campaign Treasurer's Reporting Calendar (2020)
Political Party Campaign Treasurer's Reporting Calendar (2020)
Florida Statutes Chapter 103 (2019 Political Parties Only)
Florida Statutes Chapter 104 (2019 Election Code Violations)
Florida Statutes Chapter 106 (2019 Campaign Finance)
A political committee's desired area, scope and jurisdiction will determine where the committee must register. If a political committee's area, scope or jurisdiction changes, the committee must update it's organizational forms. Jurisdictional changes will require that a committee re-register with the proper entity.
1. Political committees supporting or opposing statewide, legislative, multi-county candidates and/or issues must register with the Florida Division of Elections.
2. Political committees supporting or opposing only municipal candidates or issues must register with the municipal clerk. Contact the municipal clerk for more information.
3. Political committees supporting or opposing countywide or less than countywide candidates and/or issues (except municipal) must register with this office.
4. A political committee required to file in two or more locations only needs to file with the Florida Division of Elections.
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Pursuant to Florida Statute 100.371(11)(b), Lee County’s actual cost of signature verification of an initiative petition is $0.45.
More information on Florida's petition process, including a list of current initiatives, can be found on the Florida Division of Elections website.
Closing a Political Committee
A political committee, registered with the Lee County Supervisor of Elections, can voluntarily close it's registration (also known as disbanding) by notifying the Qualifying Officer in writing as soon as possible.
Contact the office at 239-533-8683 for guidance.
As indicated in Florida Statute 106.03 and 106.07, the Supervisor of Elections has jurisdiction over political committees registered in Lee County. Rule 1S-2.021, of the Florida Administrative Code, contains the procedure to dissolve and/or cancel the registration of a political committee.