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 are two seats up for election on April 4, 2023.
- Seat 3 currently held by Terrye Howell
- Seat 5 currently held by Robin Gibson
These seats are for three year terms.
Candidates for Mayor/Seat 1 must have been a resident of Lake Wales for a year and can live anywhere within City limits.
Candidates for Seats 2-5 must have been a resident of Lake Wales for a year and must live within those Seats.
All seats are voted for at-large or by all Lake Wales voters.
Sample 2023 Ballot in English and Spanish Sample 2023 Ballot
Precinct change notice and Canvassing board information Precinct change notice and Canvassing Board meetings Spanish Precinct change notice and Canvassing board information
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
- 2023 Final Official Election results
- Post Election Audit Report 2023
- 2022 Election Results
- 2022 Audit Report
- 2021 Final Election Results
- Post Election Audit Report 2021
- Final Election Results 2020
- 2019 Official Election Results
- 2017 Election Results
- 2017 Election Audit Report
The polling place for City elections for precincts 523, 527, 528, 530,532, 535, 542 and 543 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 Seats. District Map 2022