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Temple Terrace City Council
The Legislative branch of government of the City of Temple Terrace is the policy-making branch and is comprised of the Mayor and City Council. These elected officials govern the City and represent the citizens as they review activities and establish policies for implementation in the best interest of the health, safety, and welfare of the community.

The City of Temple Terrace prides itself on actively maintaining the bond between its citizens and the local government through neighborhood meetings and the Vision 2020 planning process. Both of these programs encourage citizen involvement and input to help determine the future direction of the City of Temple Terrace.

City Elections
In 1966, the City adopted the Hillsborough County permanent registration system of electors. To be eligible to vote in municipal elections, a person must be registered as an elector in Hillsborough County at the Office of the Supervisor of Elections. This single registration serves for city, county, and state elections.

City elections are held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of even-numbered years. The Mayor is elected by a majority vote to a four-year term. Five Council members serve staggered four-year terms. A candidate for elective office in the City must have been a resident of Temple Terrace or an area recently annexed into Temple Terrace for two years prior to the election.

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