Municipal Election

The Municipal Election is held on the first Tuesday in April. Any person interested in eligibility as a candidate for the office of City Commission must be an elector of the City who has resided within the City’s municipal limits for not less than one full calendar year preceding for the first day of qualifying. The terms of office are for four (4) years.

SOE logoThe Supervisor of Elections office handles all voter registrations, address changes, absentee ballot requests, and changes in party affiliations.  Please visit their website at

Polk County Supervisor of Elections Office.

You can also find information on their website regarding the 2018 Municipal Elections.


Official Election Results:

City Commission Seat 5:

  • Jack C. Dearmin – 381 votes – 58.62%
  • Brent C. Eden  – 269 votes – 41.38%

Canvassing Board

Public notice is hereby given that the Lake Alfred Canvassing Board will hold meetings as listed below to canvass results of the 2018 Lake Alfred City Election:

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 2:30 pm in the Election Operations Center, 70 Florida Citrus Blvd. Winter Haven. The purpose of the test is to run sample ballots through the voting machine that will be located on our polling site during the election and test it for accuracy.

 Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Election Operations Center, 70 Florida Citrus Blvd. Winter Haven. The purpose of the first meeting will be to initially review absentee ballots and canvass all ballots cast at the 2018 Lake Alfred City Election.

Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. in Lake Alfred City Hall, 120 E. Pomelo Street, Lake Alfred. The purpose of the second meeting will be to publicly canvass the ballots cast and certify the election results of the 2018 Lake Alfred City Election.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in the Election Operations Center, 70 Florida Citrus Blvd. Winter Haven. The purpose of this meeting will be to audit the randomly selected referendum or candidate race from the election results of the 2018 Lake Alfred City Election. Since there is only one race the City Commission Seat 5 Race will be audited.

All meetings are open to the public to attend. Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations to participate should contact the City Clerk’s Office at 863-291-5748.