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Elections 


Next Election is November 5, 2019
Run-Off Election: December 3, 2019

Qualifying is noon, September 16, 2019 through noon, September 20, 2019. 


FOR POTENTIAL CANDIDATES

A person interested in running for mayor or commission can read up on requirements at the following links.

Municode: Amended Charter of the City of Lakeland, Section 10 - City Commission

Municode: The Code of the City of Lakeland, FL, Chapter 30 - Elections

Each candidate will be required to sign an oath that they meet these requirements. Candidate packets are available now.  Please call for an appointment. 


Please direct any questions to:

Kelly Koos, MMC
City Clerk, City of Lakeland
228 S. Massachusetts Avenue
Lakeland 33801
863.834.6210
kelly.koos@lakelandgov.net

For information from the Polk County Supervisor of Elections, visit PolkElections.com, or call the Elections Office at 863.534.5888.


  • Register to Vote

    Voter registration forms may be downloaded here and mailed to the Elections Office at:

    Supervisor of Elections
    PO Box 1460
    Bartow FL, 33831 


    Form Locations

    Pickup a registration form at one of these Lakeland locations.

    Registered voters are reminded to update the Elections Office of any name or address change prior to Election Day. 

  • Ways to Vote
    1. Vote by mail:
      To request a vote by mail ballot, click here.

    2. Walk-In voting

    3. Vote at your precinct
      Polls are open 7 AM to 7 PM on election days.
      See Polling Locations Info on Next Tab.