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Everything you need to know about 2019 Tampa Municipal Election

Posted at 5:10 PM, Feb 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 18:33:55-05

The 2019 Tampa Municipal Election is upon us, with several offices and amendments to vote for, including mayor.

MEET THE CANDIDATES | Tampa's Mayoral Election 2019

Residents of the City of Tampa head to the polls on Tuesday, March 5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to cast their ballots.

Mayor Bob Buckhorn leaves office on May 1, 2019 and a new mayor will take his place. On Tuesday, residents will name a new City of Tampa Mayor.

They will choose from the following candidates:

In addition to deciding the next Mayor, City Council seats and 18 Amendments will also be decided. Click here to see the sample ballot.

To find your voting precinct, visit

To save you a little time, Hillsborough Co. Elections officials have released their predictions for which polling locations will be the busiest.

Polling Locations expected to be the busiest:

  • Kate Jackson Community Center - 821 S Rome Ave
  • Port Tampa Community Center - 4702 W McCoy St
  • St Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church - 9724 Cross Creek Blvd
  • Cypress Point Community Church - 15820 Morris Bridge Rd
  • Palma Ceia United Methodist Church - 3723 W Bay To Bay Blvd
  • The Sons of Italy Hall Lodge 1251 - 3315 W Lemon St
  • Covenant Life Church Tampa - 3511 W Bay To Bay Blvd
  • Peninsular Christian Church - 3600 W Ballast Point Blvd
  • Seminole Heights Baptist Church - 801 E Hillsborough Ave
  • Marjorie Park Marina - 97 Columbia Dr
  • New Mt Zion Baptist Church - 2511 E Columbus Dr
  • New Tampa Community Park / Gym and Dance - 17302 Commerce Park Blvd
  • Gandy Civic Association - 4207 W Oklahoma Ave
  • David Barksdale Senior Center - 1801 N Lincoln Ave
  • St Paul Lutheran Church - 5103 N Central Ave
  • Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - 501 S Dale Mabry Hwy

Keep in mind, you will need to bring one or two forms of identification that includes your signature and photo. These can include:

Florida Driver License Military ID Public Assistance ID
Florida ID Card (Issued by DHSMV) Student ID Veteran Health ID (Issued by VA)
U.S. Passport Retirement Center ID Concealed Weapon License (issued pursuant to s. 790.06)
Debit or Credit Card Neighborhood Association ID Government Employee ID

You can get your sample ballot online here.