Election Information Center


Welcome to the Haines City Election Information Center. This information is intended to familiarize City Commission Candidates, Campaign treasurers, and Residents with upcoming election information. Should you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office.

2024 Municipal Election - Voting System Post-Election Audit Report will be available from the City Clerk's Office 

City Commissioner, Seat No.  3 | Term of 4 Years

City Commissioner, Seat No.  4 | Term of 4 Years

Election: Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Canvassing Board Meeting Dates – Regular Election

Logic and Accuracy Testing: March 21, 2024

Election Night Canvassing of Ballots: April 2, 2024

Election Certification: April 4, 2024

Post-Election Audit: TBD

Canvassing Board Members

1. Vice Mayor Omar Arroyo

2. Commissioner Anne Huffman

3. Commissioner Vernel Smith

4. City Clerk Sharon Lauther

5. Deputy City Clerk Erica Sanchez

6. City Attorney Fred Reilly

Election Notice - English

Election Notice - Spanish

Qualifying Dates

The City Clerk at City Hall, 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844, will accept qualifying Documents for the City Commissioner from Tuesday, February 12, 2024, at noon to Friday, February 16, 2024, at noon.


The salary for a City Commissioner is $22,000 per year. The filing fee for a City Commissioner Candidate is $25 plus 1% of the annual salary ($220) for a total of $245.

Candidates in Regular Election for Commission Seat #3

Joseph Burgos

Jayne Hall

Morris West

Candidates in Regular Election for Commission Seat #4

Clarence Daniels

Kim Downing

Buster Raggs, Sr

Carlos Surita

Polling Locations

Your polling location may have changed for this election. The polling places for the 2024 Municipal Elections are hereby designated as: 


Precincts 302, 341, 408 & 407 | Oakland Neighborhood Center (Auditorium) – 915 Ave E, Haines City, FL 33844


Precincts 306, 405, 409, 413, & 414 | Haines City Community Center – 555 Ledwith Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844


The polls will open at the polling places at 7:00 AM EST and close at 7:00 PM EST on the specified day of the election.

Voter Registration Deadline

Regular Election - March 4, 2024

Runoff Election - April 1, 2024

Mail-in Ballots

To request a mail-in ballot, please contact the Polk County Supervisor of Elections at 863-534-5888 or visit polkelections.gov. 

Sample Ballot

To be Determined

Post-Election Audit Reports

Post-Election Audit Reports will be available for review in the City Clerk's Department. To receive a copy via email, please contact the City Clerk's Office at cityclerkdepartment@hainescity.com.

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