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2024  Municipal Election Information

This page contains general information regarding the Municipal Election of 2024. This aims to keep residents informed. For more information regarding elections, please call the Town Clerk at 561-732-2635.

2024 Election Information

  • The next Municipal General Election (nonpartisan) is scheduled on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. 
  • It runs concurrent with the Presidential Preference Primary Election. 
  • Offices up for election are:
    • Commissioner - 3-year Term Ending March 2027.
    • Commissioner - 3- Year Term Ending March 2027.
    • Commissioner - 2-Year Term Ending March 2026.

Sample Ballot
Qualifications to Run for Office

  • Candidates must be a citizen of the United States.
  • Candidate must be a registered voter within Palm Beach County. 
  • Candidates must be both domiciled within the Town limits and a qualified elector of the Town of Ocean Ridge, Palm Beach County, State of Florida.
  • Candidates must retain such qualifications during their tenure and occupancy of said office. 

How to Become a Candidate

  • Persons interested in becoming a candidate must file an Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Depository for Candidates with the Town Clerk prior to opening a campaign account.  

Qualifying Information
THE QUALIFYING PERIOD HAS NOW CLOSED

  • Candidates must file qualification papers and pay a qualifying fee no earlier than Noon, Monday, November 6, 2023, and no later than Noon, Friday, November 17, 2023 

Qualifying Officer

  • The Town Clerk is the Qualifying officer and Supervisor of Elections for the Town of Ocean Ridge Municipal Elections. 
  • Candidates Persons interested in running for the office of Commissioner must schedule an appointment with the Town Clerk's Office. 

Campaign Finance Reporting for Qualified Candidates

Ainar Dalton Aijala Jr. (Incumbent)
A. Aijala 2023-Q4 Report
A. Aijala 2024-Q1 Report
A. Aijala 2024-G1 Report
A. Aijala 2024-G2 Report
A. Aijala 2024-G3 Report  
A. Aijala 2024-TR Report

Nicholas "Nick" Arsali
N. Arsali 2023-Q4 Report
N. Arsali 2024-Q1 Report
N. Arsali 2024-G1 Report
N. Arsali 2024-G2 Report
N. Arsali 2024-G3 Report
N. Arsali 2024-TR Report

David Hutchins (Incumbent)
D. Hutchins 2023-Q4 Report
D. Hutchins 2024-Q1 Report
D. Hutchins 2024-G1 Report
D. Hutchins 2024-G2 Report
D. Hutchins 2024-G3 Report 
D. Hutchins 2023-TR Report

Geoff Pugh (Incumbent)
G. Pugh 2023-Q4 Report
G. Pugh 2024-Q1 Report
G. Pugh 2024-G1 Report
G. Pugh 2024-G2 Report  
G. Pugh 2024-G3 Report
G. Pugh 2024-TR Report

Voter Registration:
Any person wishing to become a registered voter can complete an application form which can be obtained at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, before the registration books close (29 days before an election). Once registered, Voter Registration cards are mailed and reflect each voter’s precinct and polling place for all elections.

General Voting Information:
Residents vote on Commissioners and at the first Town Commission meeting after elections, the Commission selects, from among its members, by a majority vote, a Mayor and a Vice Mayor.

Poll Workers
Apply to be a poll worker online via the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections website.

Important Dates:

Public Notice of PBC County Canvassing Board Meeting: Meeting Notice

  • Deadline to Register to vote- February 20, 2024

  • Logic and Accuracy Test for Voting Machines - February 26, 2024   1:00 pm

  • Public Viewing of Ballots - TBD

  • VBM Opening/ Tabulation/ Duplication - TBD                           

  • Deadline to request Vote By Mail ballot to be mailed to you - 5:00 pm on March 7, 2024

  • Deadline to return Vote by Mail Ballot - 7:00 pm on March 19, 2024

  • Municipal Voting Day in Ocean Ridge - March 19, 2024

To Register to vote or request your vote by mail ballot, please contact the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Election at 561-656-6200 or click here to visit their website.



 

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TOWN HALL HOURS & ADDRESS

Open M-F 8:30am-3:00pm

6450 N. Ocean Blvd

Ocean Ridge, FL 33435

contact information

561-732-2635 (main)

Citizen Information Line:

561-738-ORFL (6735)

POLICE DEPARTMENT

911 (emergency)

561-732-8331 (non-emergency)
6450 N. Ocean Blvd
Ocean Ridge, FL 33435
Open 24 Hours

Public Records Hours:

8:30am-2:30pm