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April 7 City Election Polling Place Moved to Austin Center

Lake Ashton Site to Remain for 3 Precincts

The Lake Wales Municipal Election scheduled to take place on Tuesday April 7 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. will go forward with a change. Due to safety concerns related to COVID-19 the polling location originally planned to be at the Municipal Administration Building will be moved to the James P Austin Community Center located at 315 Dr. M. L. King Jr. Blvd. in Lake Wales. The Lake Ashton polling location remains the same.

Lake Wales residents in precincts 523, 524, 527, 528, 530, 531, 532, and 542 will vote at the James P. Austin Community Center, 315 Dr. M. L. King Jr., Blvd, Lake Wales, Fl 33853

Residents in precincts 519, 524, and 526 Vote at: Lake Ashton Clubhouse 4141 Ashton Club Drive, Lake Wales.

This election will choose a Commissioner to Seat 5 (District 28). Candidates are Robin L. Gibson and Bob Wood.

Election officials will make extra effort to clean the equipment throughout the day. Voters can bring their own pen and only a few voters will be allowed in at a time.

For the safety of our citizens, City staff strongly recommends requesting a Vote-By-Mail ballot. Over 700 Lake Wales voters have voted by mail already. Saturday, March 28, is the last day to request a ballot by contacting the Supervisor of Elections Office at 863-534-5888 or at


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