The Largo City Commission is comprised of six City Commissioners and one Mayor, all elected in nonpartisan, at-large elections to four-year overlapping terms on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years. The terms of office begin within five days after the results of the election have been certified.

The City Clerk is designated as the City Elections Official. The City contracts with the Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office to conduct the municipal general election; they hire and train the poll workers, print the ballots, provide voting equipment, and tabulate the results. The City Clerk prepares all election materials to the candidates accepts and maintains all required forms and campaign finance reports and provides these items to the public. The City Commission approves a 60-day candidate qualifying period for each election.

To run for office in the City of Largo, a candidate must be a registered voter who has lived in the City for at least one year before taking office if elected, or whose residence was annexed into the City within the past year and has lived there continuously for at least one year before taking office if elected. This residency requirement must be maintained throughout the term of office. 

Additional requirements for candidates:
  • Appoint a campaign treasurer.
  • Open a campaign account at a local financial institution.
  • Submit a completed Statement of Candidate within 10 days of appointing a treasurer.
Nomination process:
  • Obtain signatures from 200 registered voters of Largo.
  • The City doesn't charge a qualifying fee, but the State requires candidates to pay an election assessment (1% of the salary for the position) to the City of Largo.
  • The assessment is forwarded to the Florida Elections Commission Trust Fund.
View Candidate Finance Reports here

If you are interested in finding out more about Largo's elections or candidacy, contact the City Clerk's Office at 727-587-6710 or [email protected].

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