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


There were two seats up for election on April 2, 2019. 


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

In Seat 4 District 27 only one candidate qualified, Al Goldstein, who is automatically elected.

There was also 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. This referendum was approved. 

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 2, 2019
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 4, 2019. 
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.