On Nov. 4, 2019, at 12:01 a.m., former Councilman Jeff Shoobridge officially resigned as the City of Groveland’s District 5 Representative, to accept a job offer out of state. The City of Groveland called for a Special Municipal Election to fill the vacancy, whose qualifying period for the election began Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and closed Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at 12:01 p.m., resulting in two qualifying candidates; Margie Jones and Interim Councilman, Randolph Waite.
The special election is set to be held Tuesday, March 17, 2020. For more information on election times, polling locations and voter registration questions, please contact the Lake County Supervisor of Elections Alan Hays Office, at www.lakevotes.com or by dialing 352-343-9734. You may also contact The City of Groveland’s Clerks office at, 352-429-2141 for any additional Special Municipal Election inquires.