Elections

Voter Information

2019 City Elections

2019 Municipal Election Dates
PRIMARY ELECTION          Tuesday, August 25, 2020
GENERAL ELECTION         Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Voter Registration Book Closing Dates
PRIMARY ELECTION        Monday, July 29, 2019
GENERAL ELECTION       Tuesday, October 8, 2019


Mayor

Daisy Raisler
386-315-5363 | draisler@lakehelen.com

Commissioner Zone 1

Kelly Frasca
385-739-3303 | kelly.frasca@gmail.com

Commissioner Zone 2

Vernon Burton
386-801-0330 | vburton@lakehelen.com

Commissioner Zone 3

Rick Basso
407-467-2771 | rbasso@lakehelen.com

Commissioner Zone 4

Jim Connell – Vice Mayor
321-436-4557 | jconnell@lakehelen.com


Voting Information

Book Closing
The voter registration books for the August 27, 2019 General Election will close July 29, 2019.

For more specific information regarding Voter Registration and Book Closing, please contact the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections (386) 736-5930, or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website www.volusiaelections.org.


Contact

For more information please contact:
Becky Witte (City Administrator)
386-228-2358 | bwitte@lakehelen.com

Lauren Olsen (Deputy City Clerk)
386-228-2493 | lolsen@lakehelen.com

327 S. Lakeview Drive
PO Box 39
Lake Helen, Florida 32744

General City Elections

Overview

– Our General Elections are held annually on the date established by the Florida Election Code.
– Our Commissioners and Mayor are elected at-large.
– Terms of office for all seats are two (2) years, and there are no term limits.
– Municipal elections are non-partisan.

Our current City Commissioners are:
Mayor – Daisy Raisler (term ends 2021)
Zone 1 – Commissioner Kelly Frasca (term ends 2021)
Zone 2 – Commissioner Vernon Burton (term ends 2020)
Zone 3 – Commissioner Rick Basso (term ends 2021)
Zone 4 – Vice Mayor Jim Connell (term ends 2020)


Voting Information

Election/Voting Zones (updated 04/14/2016)

City Polling Location
– Hopkins Hall, 192 West Connecticut Avenue, Lake Helen

Voter Registration: For information about voter registration and for special requirements for first time voters registering by mail, contact the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections office (736-5930), or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website www.volusiaelections.org.

Early Voting: For more specific information regarding Early Voting, or for a list of Early Voting sites, please contact the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections (386)736-5930, or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website www.volusiaelections.org.

Absentee Ballots: Voters who are unable to visit the polls on Election Day may request absentee ballots from the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections (736-5930), or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website www.volusiaelections.org.

Pollwatchers: Please be advised that the last day to register poll watchers is 14 days before early voting begins for the General Election.


Additional Information

Canvassing Board
Pursuant to State law, the Volusia County Canvassing Board will canvass the returns of any City election that is held coincident with a county, state or federal election.

For information regarding the specifics of the Canvassing Board meetings, please contact the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections (386) 736-5930, or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website.

Logic & Accuracy Tests
In accordance with Section 101.5612 F.S., the Volusia County Department of Elections will conduct public, pre-election tests of the automatic tabulating equipment which will be used for early voting and at the polls for the City’s Elections.

For information regarding the specifics of the Logic and Accuracy Tests, please contact the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections (386)736-5930, or visit the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections website www.volusiaelections.org.

Contact – General Election Information

For further information go to:
Florida Division of Elections – http://election.dos.state.fl.us
Volusia County Elections Office – www.volusiaelections.org
Florida Commission on Ethics – www.ethics.state.fl.us
Florida Department of State – www.dos.state.fl.us  or
http://election.dos.state.fl.us

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