NPR Elections Coming April 10–Want to run? Qualify by February 20

NPR Elections Coming April 10–Want to run? Qualify by February 20

New Port Richey, Florida – The City Municipal Election will be held on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Registered voters of the City of New Port Richey will have the opportunity to elect two people to serve on the City Council of the City of New Port Richey. The current incumbent for one of the seats, Judy deBella Thomas, will vacate the seat due to term limits. The other seat, currently held by Bill Phillips, is eligible for one additional term.

The council members will be elected for a term of three years. Candidates for this municipal elective office must be duly registered voters and residents within the corporate limits of the City of New Port Richey for at least six months prior to the election. Residents of Pasco County are not eligible. Here is a map of the city’s corporate limits:

New Port Richey City Limits
New Port Richey’s city limits (outlined in red)–candidates must reside within this area to qualify.

Qualifying begins on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at noon and ends on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at noon. No qualifying documents will be accepted after that time. Persons wishing to run for office can receive their qualifying documents Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Office of the City Clerk, Second Floor, City Hall, 5919 Main Street, New Port Richey or online via the City’s website (where additional information can also be found). Persons desiring more information about qualifying or filing to run for City Council should contact City Clerk Judy Meyers at 727-853-1021.

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