Photos and videos by supporters, journalists and a few nay-sayers attending Wednesday’s rally at Lakeland Linder Airport along with their commentary.
‘Nightline’ Finds Voter Dissatisfaction Along I-4
An ABC-TV correspondent encountered Trump supporters in Lakeland as she traveled the interstate “swing corridor” from Tampa to Daytona. Source: ABC Nightline
U.S. Rep. Ross Breaks With House Speaker Over Trump
Lakeland Republican Dennis Ross, who as House whip works closely with House Speaker Paul Ryan, said this about Ryan’s comments that he’s “sickened” by tapes revealing Trump’s lewd comments: “Trust me, I haven’t been on the Donald Trump bandwagon, but I will support him, and I disagree with Ryan’s comment. I think it’s time we unite (and) … extend […]
Clinton Running Mate Campaigns in Lakeland
View full speech Source: ABC Action News
Tim Kaine Campaigning in Lakeland Monday
Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for Hillary Clinton’s running mate’s 12:15 p.m speech at the Lakeland Center. Source: Florida Politics
Trump’s Expanded Supreme Court List Includes Canady
The 62-year-old Lakeland native, a Florida Supreme Court justice, is among conservative stalwarts on a list of 10 possible high court nominees the Republican nominee released today to add to the 11 names he earlier listed. Source: CBS News
Forum on City Government Format Will Be One-Sided
For the people pushing for a Lakeland strong mayor, it may be a case of “we don’t want to spoil the party so we won’t go.” Two spokesmen for Committee for a Strong Lakeland declined an invitation to make their case this afternoon to a committee appointed by the City Commission to make recommendations for revising the city charter.
Barber, Cunningham, Braswell Elected; 2 School Board Runoffs On Tap
Polk voters have returned Judge Susan Barber to the county bench, re-elected Lori Cunningham to the School Board and placed political newcomer Bill Braswell on the County Commission. School Board runoffs Nov. 8 will pit Billy Townsend against incumbent Hunt Berryman for one seat and Sara Beth Reynolds against Becky Troutman for an open seat.
Yes, Independents Can Vote Today
#Polk poll-worker fired today after informing an voter there were no ballots for registered independents. @FOX13News — Lucas Bogg (@LucasBoggPhotog) August 30, 2016 A voter who came to the precinct at Florida Presbyterian Homes on Lake Hunter was told early this morning that there were ballots only for Democrats and Republicans, but not independents. Eventually, the voter […]
Congressional Candidate Lange Echoes Sanders, Warren