The results of the Clermont City Council Seat 2 votes are in.  

Tod Howard will take the seat vacated by the passing of Jim Purvis.

Tod Howard       1,806 votes

Otis Taylor Jr.     1,441 votes

                        3,247  Total

The unofficial results of the Clermont Special Election have been posted at The results include Vote-by-Mail and all Election Day precincts.

The results do not include:

  • Provisional Ballots
  • Ballots undergoing the Cure Process
  • Overseas Ballots 

Voters who need to resolve signature issues must do so by Thursday, May 16th by 5:00 p.m.

In accordance with Florida Statutes, the unofficial results will be certified by May 16th after provisional ballots have been canvassed. The certification of official results is expected by May 21st.

To view the unofficial results, visit

“We would like to thank the City of Clermont Canvassing Board members and the Election Workers who made possible today’s election,” stated Alan Hays, Lake County Supervisor of Elections. “Local elections do matter, and we appreciate every voter that cast a vote in the Clermont Special Election,” commented Hays.

The Lake County Supervisor of Elections Office would like to remind Lake Countians of these important dates for the upcoming 2024 Primary Election:

  • July 22nd  – Registration books close for new registrations and party changes
  • August 20th – Election Day
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