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
ResourcesThere 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
- 2017 Election Results
- 2017 Election Audit Report
- 2016 Election Results
- 2016 Voting System Post Election Audit Report
- 2015 Election Results
- 2015 Voting System Post Election Audit Report
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.