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 4, 2023
- Past Election, Tuesday, April 5, 2022
There were two seats up for election on April 5, 2022.
- Seat 1, At-Large currently held by Mayor Eugene Fultz
- Seat 4, District 27 currently held by Jack Hilligoss
These seats are for three year terms.
Candidates must have been a resident of Lake Wales for a year and can live anywhere within City limits. All seats are voted for at-large or by all Lake Wales voters.
Here was the 2022 Sample ballot 2022 Sample Ballot
Here are the Official results from 2022 Final Election Results 2022
Here is the 2022 Audit Report for the Election Lake Wales Election Audit Report 2022
Charter Amendments on the 2021 Ballot
There were 7 proposed Amendments to the City Charter on the 2021 Ballot. All were approved and are in effect.
Here is the list. Charter Amendments 2021
Past Election Results
- 2021 Final Election Results
- Post Election Audit Report 2021
- Final Election Results 2020
- 2019 Official Election Results
- 2017 Election Results
- 2017 Election Audit Report
- 2016 Election Results
- 2016 Voting System Post Election Audit Report
The polling place for City elections for precincts 523, 527, 528, 530, 531,532 and 542 is:
Municipal Administration Building
201 W. Central Ave
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 4, 2023
Bring photo ID.
To register to vote or to sign up to Vote By Mail contact the Supervisor of Elections.
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