The Board of Sumter County Commissioners is the legislative and governing body of the County.
Sumter County is a Constitutional County, meaning that authority to operate is derived directly from the Constitution of the State of Florida and not from a locally adopted charter.
Board of County Commissioners' Mission Statement Our mission is to provide the most efficient, effective, and responsive government that achieves economic growth, quality customer service, and a safe community for our citizens.
There are five single member District Commissioners, each elected from one of five geographic areas of the County. Each commissioner must reside in the district he represents. The Commissioners are elected at large.