Elections

VOT VoteMarch 2024 Election

Per Village Code Sec. 2-233, our next municipal election will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 (the third Tuesday in March) in coordination with the Presidential Preference Primary.  

Vote-by-Mail Ballots

Under the current Florida law, Vote-by-Mail requests are valid through the end of the calendar year of the next regularly scheduled general election.  Voters who wish to receive a Vote-by-Mail ballot for the 2024 election (including the March PPP and Municipal Election) are required to complete a new Vote-by-Mail ballot request.  You can make your request online, by phone (561-656-6208), by fax (561-656-6230) or in person at any of their four offices.  

  • Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot
  • Track Vote-by-Mail Ballot
  • A fillable request form is available here in English and Spanish. Complete, sign, and return your request form by mail, fax (561) 656-6230, or as an attachment to an email.  

For more information, visit the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office website.  

Candidate Campaign Finance Reports

Candidate Campaign Finance Reports are available in our Document Center.  

Qualifying Period 

The qualifying period has ended.  

Seats up for Election

Seat 1 Update (1/24/24):  Mrs. Julie Mitchell has officially withdrawn from the election and the Seat 1 race will not appear on the ballot, as the ballots did not go to the printer on Friday as initially intended. Mr. Jayson French is now considered unopposed and will be sworn in on April 11, 2024 in Seat 1.  Seat 5 will remain on the ballot.  

Name
Seat
Candidate Contact Information
Rick Sartory (I)
5
561-676-2966
Sartory4VOT@gmail.com 
Jessica Namath
5
561-822-7739
votenamath@gmail.com 

* (I) = Incumbent

To be eligible to run for office, you must be a resident of the incorporated Village of Tequesta, a resident of the Village for a minimum of one continuous year prior to qualifying, and a registered voter of Palm Beach County.  When a resident decides to seek office, they should schedule an appointment with the Village Clerk to review the “Candidate Election Handbook.” During this meeting, a comprehensive explanation of the process is provided, required forms and election laws reviewed, and important dates and deadlines are discussed.  The Candidate Election Handbook is now available for review.  All interested candidates need to make an appointment with the Village Clerk and set aside approximately one hour to review the handbook with the Clerk. 

Email Village Clerk

NOTICES

Canvassing Board Public Viewings

Logic and Accuracy Testing - Logic and Accuracy Test for the March 19, 2024 elections will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on February 26, 2024, at 7835 Central Industrial Drive, Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Sample Ballots

Notice for Early Voting, Vote-by-Mail, Polling Locations Visit our Polling Locations webpage for a list of Tequesta Polling Locations and information on how to find your precinct.  

Notice of Election and Qualifying Period

Notice of Election and Qualifying Period - Spanish

Pre-Election Canvassing Board Meeting 2/7/24 - 2:00 pm - Four Points County Building located at 50 South Military  Trail, Conference Room #2N-123, West Palm Beach


COUNCIL MEMBERS AND TERMS

Council Member Seat Term
Council Member Thomas G. Bradford (Appointed to fill remainder of term) Seat 1 April 2022-April 2024
* Mayor Molly Young Seat 2 April 2023-April 2025
* Vice-Mayor Laurie Brandon Seat 3 April 2022-April 2024
Council Member Patrick Painter Seat 4 April 2023 - April 2025
Council Member Rick Sartory (Filling remainder of vacant term) Seat 5 April 2023-April 2024
* All five members are elected by the residents of Tequesta to serve as Council Members.  Each year during the Council Reorganization meeting, Council elects a member of the Council to serve as the Mayor and a member to serve as the Vice-Mayor for the period of one year.