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.

2023 Municipal Election - Voting System Post-Election Audit Report will be available from the City Clerk's Office 

City Commissioner, Seat No.  1 | Term of 4 Years

Election: Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Canvassing Board Meeting Dates – Regular Election

Logic and Accuracy Testing: Tuesday, March 28, 2023 | 1:30 PM

Election Night Canvassing of Ballots: Tuesday, April 4, 2023 | Time TBD

Election Certification: Thursday, April 6, 2023 | 5:30 PM

Post-Election Audit: Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 5:30 PM

Canvassing Board Members

1. Mayor Anne Huffman

2. Commissioner Morris West 

3. Commissioner Omar Arroyo 

4. Commissioner Roy Tyler

5. City Clerk 

Qualifying Dates

The City Clerk at City Hall, 620 E. Main Street, Haines City, Florida 33844, will accept qualifying Documents for City Commissioner from Tuesday, February 6, 2023 at 12:00 PM to Friday, February 10, 2023 at 12:00 PM noon.


The salary for a City Commissioner is $11,581 per year. The filing fee for a City Commissioner Candidate is $25 plus 1% of the annual salary ($115.81) for a total of $140.81.

Candidates in Regular Election for Commission Seat #1

  • Maricela Arteaga
  • Jayne Hall
  • Kenneth Kipp
  • Vernel Smith Jr.

Polling Locations

Your polling location may have changed for this election. The polling places for the 2023 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 - Monday, March 6, 2023

Runoff Election - Monday, April 3, 2023

Mail-in Ballots

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

Sample Ballot
Please click this link to see the sample ballot for the April 4 Election. Four candidates are listed.
Sample Ballot for the 2023 City Election

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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