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 7, 2020
  • Past Election, Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Resources

There are two seats up for election on April 7, 2020. 

 

  • Seat 3, District 122
  • Seat 5, District 28

Here is the sample ballot in English and Spanish Sample Ballot 2020

These seats are for three year terms. Qualifying was from February 17, 2020 at noon and ended on February 21, 2020 at noon.

Candidates must have been a resident of Lake Wales for a year and live in the district they wish to represent. Candidates for Seat 3 must live in District 122 and Candidates for Seat 5 must live in District 28. All seats are voted for at-large or by all Lake Wales voters. 

Past Election Results

Polling Place


The polling place for City elections for precincts 523, 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 7, 2020
Bring photo ID.

To register to vote or to sign up to Vote By Mail contact the Supervisor of Elections. Last Day to register to vote is March 9, 2020. 
 
All registered voters residing in the city will vote for City Commission, at these locations regardless of where they vote in county, state, or national elections.

Here is a map of the different districts. District Map 2012