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City Clerk


General Information

Elections for City Commission occur in odd-numbered years on the second Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If a Run-Off election is needed, it would occur the second Tuesday after the first Monday in December.

The City Clerk serves as the supervisor of elections for all City elections.

Qualifications to Run for City Commission

All requirements must be met:

  • Be a registered voter
  • Be a registered voter in Polk County
  • Live within the City limits of Winter Haven at the time of qualifying

Resources/Helpful Links

City Hall
451 Third Street NWWinter Haven, Florida 33881
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Contact Information


Vanessa Castillo, MMC
City Clerk
Joy Townsend
Deputy City Clerk/Records Administrator