NEWS RELEASE – City of Palm Coast

Written By: Kimberly Norman, Public Relations Associate

May 19, 2021

Palm Coast – The City of Palm Coast held a special meeting Wednesday, May 19, 2021 to officially call a special election to be held to fill the vacated Mayor seat.

A special election will be held on July 27, 2021 as the Election Day at your precinct, with certification on July 30, 2021.

Early voting dates will be held July 17-24, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:

·       Flagler County Supervisor of Elections Office - Government Services Building, 1769 E. Moody Boulevard, Building 2, Suite 101, Bunnell, Florida, 32110

·       Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway NE, Palm Coast, Florida, 32137

·       Flagler County Library, 2500 Palm Coast Parkway NW, Palm Coast, Florida, 32137

For more information on the candidate qualifying information, please contact the City of Palm Coast’s City Clerk’s Office at 386-986-3713.

For information about the election or to request an absentee ballot, please contact the Flagler County Supervisor of Elections Office at 386-313-4170.

The special meeting was called by Vice Mayor Eddie Branquinho, who will serve as acting mayor as outlined in the city charter. A temporary vice mayor was not selected at the special meeting. Following the special election and after a new mayor is sworn in, Council Member Branquinho will revert back to his role as vice mayor.

You can watch the special meeting video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBSPDZtPXXc

Dates and times for future City of Palm Coast business meetings and workshops can be found on the city website at https://www.palmcoastgov.com/agendas/city-council.