The Orange County Public Schools deliver public education to students countywide.Its functions and expenditures are overseen by an elected school board composed of a chairman, elected at-large; and seven members, elected from single-member districts.
The mayor and commissioners each serve staggered four year terms.
Commissioners from Districts 1, 3, and 5 are elected in presidential election years, while the mayor and commissioners from Districts 2, 4, and 6 are elected in alternate years.
If voters approve an amendment, it is then inserted into the charter.
Four districts of the US House of Representatives represent parts of Orange County.
The county is also served by a clerk of courts, sheriff, property appraiser, tax collector, supervisor of elections, state attorney, and public defender.
All positions are four year terms, requiring direct election by voters in presidential election years.
The board consists of an elected mayor and six commissioners.
The mayor is elected At-large, while commissioners are elected from single districts.
A Charter Review Commission has the power to consider and place amendments on the ballot.
Voters then decide whether to accept or reject all amendments put forth.
District 7 encompasses all of Seminole County and portions of northern Orange County Places include: Maitland, Winter Park and parts of Orlando District 8 encompasses all of Brevard and Indian River Counties and far eastern Orange County District 9 encompasses all of Osceola County, eastern Polk County and south central Orange County Places include: parts of Orlando District 10 encompasses western Orange County Places include: Apopka, Ocoee, Winter Garden, Windermere and parts of Orlando Orange County residents are represented in Tallahassee with 3 Senate seats.