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Public Notice – Notice of 2023 Municipal Election (ENGLISH)

Tuesday, November 7 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Notice is hereby given that the 2023 Regular and Special Municipal Elections for the City of Winter Haven, Florida will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., to fill Winter Haven City Commission Seats 1, 2, 3 (Regular Election) and 5 (Special Election).

The Candidate Qualifying Period begins Monday, September 18, 2023, at noon and ends Friday, September 22, 2023, at noon at City Hall, 451 Third Street, NW, Winter Haven.

Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen, at least 18 years old, a resident of Florida, a registered voter in Florida and in Polk County, and reside within the City limits of Winter Haven at the time of qualifying and during term of office.  Term of office is four years and will commence at the first Regular City Commission Meeting in January 2024. Seats are at-large and non-partisan.

City of Winter Haven residents who plan to vote in the November 7, 2023, Regular and Special Municipal Elections must register to vote by the October 10, 2023 book closing.  Voter registration forms can be found online at or by calling the Polk County Supervisor of Elections at (863) 534-5888. Prior to Election Day, registered voters with any information changes and/or requests for vote by mail ballots must also contact the Supervisor of Elections.

Candidate packets are available in electronic format or can be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall located at 451 Third Street NW in Winter Haven. For more information, please contact City Clerk Vanessa Castillo at (863) 291-5627 or


Tuesday, November 7
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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