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Voter registration deadline: October 9th, 2018

Polk County residents who are not registered to vote, but would like to participate in the November 6th General Election, have until October 9th to submit their completed voter registration form to the Elections Headquarters in Bartow or at our Operations Center in Winter Haven. You may click here for the On-Line Registration Form Link to make any changes to your records for the November 6th Election.

Voter registration forms may be downloaded click here and mailed to the Elections Office at: Supervisor of Elections, PO Box 1460, Bartow FL, 33831.  You may click on the registration Form Locations link to find a location with forms near you. Registered voters are reminded to update the Elections Office of any name or address change prior to Election Day. 

Notice to Congressional District 17 Voters (click here)

2018 November General Compilation Sample Ballot (click here)

For your specific Sample Ballot (click here) 

Voter Registration Information (click here)


  1. Vote by Mail: 
    To request an mail ballot, (click here). 
  2. Vote at Your Precinct: (click here to check your polling location)
    Polls are open 7am to 7pm on Election Day.
  3. Vote Early In-Person:
    Vote at one of our 9 convenient locations October 25th through November 4th.
    Early Voting hours:  9am - 6pm 
    • Bartow:  Polk Street Community Center, 1255 Polk St 
                    (click here for map)
    • Davenport:  Davenport Community Center, 5 S Allapaha Ave 
                          (click here for map)
    • Haines City:  Haines City Library, 111 N 6th St 
                            (click here for map)
    • Lakeland:  Polk County Government Center, 930 E Parker St 
                         (click here for map)
    • Lakeland: Simpson Park Community Center, 1725 Martin L King Jr Ave
      (click here for map)
    • Lake Wales:  Eagle Ridge Mall, 451 Eagle Ridge Dr    
                            (click here for map)
    • Mulberry:  Mulberry Phosphate Museum, 101 SE 1st St 
                        (click here for map)
    • Poinciana:  Poinciana Community Center, 395 Marigold Ave 
                        (click here for map)
    • Winter Haven:  Gill Jones NE Polk County Government Center, 3425 Lake Alfred Rd 
                            (click here for map)