Elections

Administration of City Elections


The City Clerk is the Chief Elections Officer of the City and conducts all city elections.


Date of Elections


City elections are always held on the first Tuesday in April.
  • Next Election, Tuesday, April 2, 2019
  • Past Election, Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Resources

There are three seats up for election on April 2, 2019. 

 

  • Mayor Seat 1 At-Large
  • Seat 2 District 19
  • Seat 4 District 27

There will also be a referendum on the ballot  Proposing that the terms of office for the commission members and mayor be increased from two years to three years, beginning with commission seats two and four for the 2019 municipal election; for commission seats three and five for the 2020 municipal election; and for the mayor with the 2021 municipal election.

Candidate Packets will be available for pickup on Friday February 1, 2019.

Qualifying will begin Monday February 11, 2019 at noon and end Friday February 15, 2019 at noon.

Past Election Results

Polling Place


The polling place for City elections for precincts 523, 524, 527, 528, 530, 531,532 and 542 is:
Municipal Administration Building
201 W Central Avenue
Lake Wales, FL 33853

The polling place for City elections for precincts 519, 524, and 526 is:
Lake Ashton Clubhouse
4141 Ashton Club Dr.
Lake Wales, FL 33859
 
Polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M. April 2, 2019
Bring photo ID.

All registered voters residing in the city will vote for City Commission, Mayor, and local issues at these locations regardless of where they vote in county, state, or national elections.