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A Message from Alan Hays

Lake County's Supervisor of Elections

Tuesday, September 19 is National Voter Registration Day. This non-partisan civic holiday is a day of coordinated events to encourage Americans to get vote ready by registering to vote. Thousands of volunteers and organizations are working together to get communities ready to be at the polls for their next election.

No matter what party you support or what issues matter the most to you, this is a great opportunity to take that first step in exercising one of our most important civil rights as an American citizen--the right to vote. I want to encourage you to become civically engaged because your vote does matter.

If you are already a voter, take time to inspire others to register to vote by sharing why it's important to you. Help raise up the next generation of voters, your child, grandchild, niece, nephew, and even the neighborhood kid through role modeling and conversation. You won't regret sharing your election experiences.

Registering to vote has never been easier! Stop by our office at 1898 E. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares, register online at to vote, or attend a scheduled community outreach event.

Once you are registered to vote consider becoming an election worker. Learn more by selecting the Becoming an Election Worker tab at

I look forward to seeing you at one of our outreach events or at the polls at an upcoming election.

Thank you for the privilege of serving as your Supervisor of Elections.




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Lake County Supervisor of Elections Reviews November 3, 2020 General Election Statistics and Provides Voters with Reminders

Tavares, FL - Lake County Supervisor of Elections, Alan Hays, is encouraged that nearly half of Lake County’s voters have already voted in the General Election either through Vote-by-Mail or during Early Voting. “With Election Day less than a week away it is exciting to see so many voters take advantage of these convenient voting options,” Hays commented. For the remaining eligible voters, here are some important reminders:

VOTE-BY-MAIL: Over 90,000 vote-by mail ballots were requested for the General Election this year, and over 58,000 of those ballots have already been returned and processed. Statutorily, the last day our office could mail ballots was Monday, October 26th. For a voted mail ballot to be counted for the General Election, it must be RECEIVED (NOT POSTMARKED) in the Elections office before 7 pm on Election Day (November 3, 2020).

At this point, voters are encouraged to return their mail ballot via our 24/7 drop box located in our parking lot at 1898 E. Burleigh Blvd. in Tavares or voters may deposit their voted mail ballot at any Early Voting site during the Early Voting period. Sites are open from 10 am to 6 pm daily, including this Saturday, October 31st. Please remember to sign the voter’s certificate on the return envelope when returning your voted mail ballot. “We encourage you to provide your email and phone number, so we can reach you promptly if there is a missing or mismatched signature on the return envelope,” Hays commented.

EARLY VOTING: More than 60,000 voters have taken advantage of the convenience of Early Voting since Early Voting began on October 19th. The last day of Early Voting is Saturday, October 31st. All twelve sites will be open from 10 am to 6 pm daily. Noted below is a listing of all Early Voting Locations:

Lake County Early Voting Locations

Cagan Crossings Community Library, 16729 Cagan Oaks, Clermont, FL 34714
Clermont Arts and Recreation Center, 3700 S. U.S. Highway 27, Clermont, FL 34711*
Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, FL 34711
Eustis Service Center, 301 W. Ward Avenue, Eustis, FL 32726
Lady Lake Public Library, 225 W. Guava St, 2nd Floor, Lady Lake, FL 32159
County Administration Building, 315 W. Main Street, 2nd Floor, Tavares FL 32778
Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St., Leesburg, FL 34748
Minneola City Hall, 800 N. U.S. Highway 27, Minneola, FL 34715
Sorrento Early Voting, 24019 S.R. 46, Sorrento, FL 32776*
Southside Umatilla Community Center, 17107 Ball Park Road, Umatilla, FL 32784
Supervisor of Elections Office, 1898 E. Burleigh Blvd., Tavares, FL 32778
W.T. Bland Public Library, 1995 N. Donnelly St., Mount Dora, FL 32757
*indicates a new location

ELECTION DAY VOTING: Voters who wish to vote in person on Election Day, must do so at their assigned precinct/polling location. On Election Day polls are open from 7 am to 7 pm. Voters are encouraged to check their precinct/polling location before heading out to vote. Some polling locations may have changed since they last voted. Voters were mailed updated voter information cards if their precinct/polling location changed. “To find your assigned Election Day voting location, click or call 352.343.9734 and our office will be happy to assist you,” added Hays. Please note mail ballots may not be deposited at your Election Day precinct.

If voting in person at an Early Voting site or at the polls on Election Day, please be sure to bring photo and signature ID with you. For a list of acceptable ID’s visit: Voters are welcome to mark up their sample ballot and bring it with them to the polls, they can use it as a guide when marking their actual ballot.

Lake County voters with any election related questions are encouraged to visit or call 352.343.9734.

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Upcoming Events
«October 2023»
  • City of Tavares Roctoberfest

    City of Tavares Roctoberfest

    The Lake County Supervisor of Elections Office will be hosting an Outreach booth at Rocktoberfest on Saturday, October 14th from 11:00am-10:00pm in Wooten Park. Community members can stop by for a variety of voter services including registering to vote, renew for Vote-by-Mail, pick up the newest edition of the Voter Guide, get answers to elections related questions and more. We are looking forward to this incredible event and the opportunity to serve you!

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