The City Clerk is the elections official for all regular and special elections in the City of Lakewood.
Regular municipal elections for the City of Lakewood are held on the first Tuesday in November in odd-numbered years. Special elections may be called by City Council. All municipal elections for elected officials are nonpartisan.
The Lakewood City Council includes a mayor elected at-large and 10 council members, two from each of the City's five wards. Lakewood has staggered terms; one council seat from each ward is filled during each regular municipal election. The mayoral election is held every four years. The mayor and council members are elected to four-year terms and may serve two consecutive terms. Terms begin at the first City Council meeting following the election.
The next municipal election will be held on
November 5, 2013.