Registered Candidates

Any citizen who is a qualified elector of Miami-Dade County and has resided continuously in the Village of Palmetto Bay for at least two years preceding the date of qualifying is eligible to be a candidate for the office of the Village Council.

The Village is divided into three residential areas.  Section 2.03 of the City Charter requires that one Council member reside in the Northern Area (Seat 1), one Council member reside in the Central Area (Seat 2) and one Council member reside in the Southern Area (Seat 3).  Candidates for the office of Mayor & Vice Mayor are elected without regard to residence in a particular Residential Area.  Persons running from a particular Residential Area must be a resident of the Residential Area which she/he proposes to represent on the Council at the time of qualifying, at the time of his/her election and must continue to reside in such Residential Area during his/her term of office.  For the 2020 election, candidates may qualify for: Vice Mayor and Councilmember Seat 2.

Please note that candidates are not qualified until the completion of the qualifying period which begins at noon on August 3, 2020 and ends at noon August 14, 2020.

The following in
dividuals are registered and qualified candidates for the General Election that will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (the candidates are listed in alphabetical order by last name):


Alan "AlJohn" Farquharson

Edward "Ed" Silva

Leanne Tellam

*David M. Singer
*(Re-designated from Vice Mayor to Councilmember - effective 3/18/20)


Steve Cody

David M. Singer