Elections for City Commission occur in odd-numbered years on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. If a Run-Off election is needed, it would occur the first Tuesday 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
Qualifying begins Noon, September 18, 2017 and ends Noon, September 22, 2017
Candidate Packet for 2017 Election
Candidate packets with detailed information are now available in the City Clerk’s Office. To download the packet, click here: Candidate Packet
Information on voter registration can be obtained by contacting the Polk County Supervisor of Elections Office at (863) 534-5888 or by clicking here: Voter Registration Information
Applications are also available at the Supervisor of Elections Office, post offices, and libraries.
VOte By Mail Ballots
Ballots can be obtained by contacting the Polk County Supervisor of Elections Office at (863) 534-5888 or click here: Polk County Supervisor of Elections