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.
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