At least two of the Lakeland-based university’s new board members are outspoken critics of campus diversity programs.
The six City Commission hopefuls have been busy on the campaign trail with only three weeks left to Election Day.
We asked the City Commission candidates five questions and they answered. We are offering the candidates’ responses together so that they can be more easily compared. The responses are presented as submitted without editing. Click on any question to view the candidates’ responses. Northwest District Candidates At-Large Candidates
Three candidates are vying for the seat on the City Commission representing Northwest Lakeland. (See a map of commission districts.) Registered voters throughout Lakeland can vote in this election. All three candidates — Lolita Berrien, Guy LaLonde Jr. and Samuel Simmons — were among eight people who applied last year for a one-year position as […]
First-term Lakeland City Commissioner Chad McLeod faces two challengers for the At-Large Seat 2. All seven members of the commission are elected citywide, with four representing specific districts and two filling at-large seats; the seventh member is the mayor, who chairs the commission. Read on to learn about the three candidates and their views on […]
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Simmons, Berrien and LaLonde ‘on the same page’ regarding growth, but differ slightly on affordable housing and homelessness.
Qualifying for the 2023 municipal election ended at noon on Friday. Early voting begins Oct. 23 and Election Day is Nov. 7.
Nolte was fined by the Florida Election Commission after admitting that he committed 10 misdemeanor and one felony violations.
Sorority partners with barbershop to tackle low participation. Only 4% of voters in the 2021 municipal elections were Black men.