November 6, 2018 General Election
Be sure to vote Yes for the Clearwater Referendum, the last question on the ballot, for a full-time mayor accountable to the people.
Voter Registration Deadline: October 9, 2018
Clearwater Referendum Ballot Language:
Shall the Clearwater charter be amended as provided in Ordinance 9179-18 to: adopt mayor-council government effective 2020; remove mayor from council; elect by majority vote, not plurality, executive mayor responsible for operations, budget and employees; provide for mayoral runoff; provide for mayoral ordinance veto and council override; eliminate city manager; establish mayor-appointed city administrator, who will also act as mayor in mayor's absence; start mayoral term limits; and establish council-directed internal auditor