Town to Hold Special Election to Fill Council Vacancy

Town to Hold Special Election to Fill Council Vacancy

January 25, 2024

Town Council Chambers

Miami Lakes, FL – The Town of Miami Lakes is holding a Special Election to fill the vacancy of Seat 6 to the Town Council.

On Tuesday, April 9, 2024, residents may cast their votes at the polls during the Special Election to fill the vacant Seat 6 to the Council following the resignation of former Vice Mayor Carlos O. Alvarez. The elected candidate will serve out the remainder of the Seat 6 term, until November 2026.

Candidate qualifying for this election will begin at 12 p.m. noon on Monday, February 5 and end at 12 p.m. noon on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Find more information on qualifying, including necessary documents, here.

On April 9, polls will open at 7 a.m. and remain open until 7 p.m. Find your designated voting precinct, visit

Since its incorporation, the Town of Miami Lakes operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Council-Manager system combines the strong leadership of elected officials with the strong managerial experience of an appointed Town Manager. The Mayor and Council are elected to represent the citizens of our community and to develop policy.

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