Ballot box

Registered voters in Lakeland go to the polls today to decide between Michael Dunn and Larry Durrence for a City Commission seat. Polls close at 7 p.m. Read on to find out where to vote, how to do last-minute research and where to get results tonight.

BALLOT: Here’s a sample ballot. It includes one race:

City Commission Southwest District – Dunn and Durrence face each other in a runoff election today because neither received more than 50 percent of the vote in a four-way contest in the Nov. 7 city election. While this seat represent a geographic district (see a district map), candidates are elected in city-wide races.


Read candidate comparisons from LkldNow and The Ledger.

Review campaign contributions and spending through October as compiled from city records by (The most recent reports have not been added there; you can see Dunn’s and Durrence’s.)

View Videos of both candidates, produced by the City of Lakeland Communications Department.

Check Facebook campaign pages for Dunn and Durrence


Polling places are listed here.

Find your polling place using this map


We’ll be posting results tonight as soon as they’re available on the home page of

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Barry Friedman founded in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.

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