Elections

Results of 2021 Lake Helen Municipal Elections:

Cameron Lane – Mayor, Heather Rutledge -Commissioner Zone 1 and Rick Basso- Commissioner Zone 3

This information is intended to familiarize the candidates, campaign treasurers, and residents with the duties and responsibilities required under Florida’s Election Laws and the City of Lake Helen Charter.

– 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.


2022 MUNICIPAL ELECTION DATES

Primary Election:
DATES PENDING
General Election:
DATES PENDING

The following candidates are officially in the run for:

NEXT ELECTION: 2022 for Zone 2 and Zone 4


CURRENT COMMISSION:

Mayor
Cameron Lane
Phone: 386-747-2038
clane@lakehelen.org
(term ends 2023)
Zone 1 Commissioner
Heather Rutledge
Phone: 386-361-7258
hrutledge@lakehelen.org
(term ends 2023)
Zone 2 Commissioner
Roger Eckert
Phone: 386-748-6413
reckert@lakehelen.org
(term ends 2022)
Zone 3 Commissioner
Rick Basso
Phone: 407-467-2771
rbasso@lakehelen.org
(term ends 2023)
Zone 4 Vice Mayor
Jim Connell
Phone: 321-436-4557
jconnell@lakehelen.org
(term ends 2022)

City Commission Meetings are held at City Hall at 7:00pm on the second Thursday of each month (unless otherwise noted).
City Hall is located at 327 S Lakeview Drive, Lake Helen, FL 32744 .


Voting Information

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

The information contained on this website is not all-inclusive. If you are considering running for office, you must become acquainted with the relevant Florida election laws and the city of Lake Helen Charter which may have a bearing on your campaign or qualifications to run for office.

CONTACT the city of Lake Helen for more information.

Lee Evett
City Administrator
386-228-2358 | levett@lakehelen.org

Dominique Drager
Director of Administration
386-228-2531| ddrager@lakehelen.org

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


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 (386-736-5930), 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.


More resources:

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