DECISION 2019 — CANDIDATE PROFILES

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2019 POLK COUNTY ELECTIONS

April 2nd:

Bartow Commission - Seat 3, North District

Gerald Cochran

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W.H. "Willie" Simpson

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Tanya Tucker

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Davenport Mayor

Darlene Bradley

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H.B. "Rob" Robinson

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Davenport Commission - Seat 3

John Lepley

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Bobby Lynch

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Headley Oliver

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Davenport Charter Amendment

ELECTION OF CITY MAYOR BY CITY COMMISSION FROM AMONG ITS MEMBERS

The Charter of the City of Davenport should be amended to reclassify and renumber the Mayor Seat as Commission Seat No. 5 and require the City Commission to elect the City's Mayor from among the members of the City Commission on an annual basis at the City Commission's first regular meeting in May, following the conclusion of the 2017-2020 term of the Mayor Seat.

YES to approve

NO to reject

Fort Meade Commission - Seat 5

Samuel Berrien

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James M. "Mel" Parker

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Frostproof Commission - Seat 1

Michael Hutto

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Michael Woodley

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Haines City Commission - Seat 1

Jayne Hall

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Don Mason

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Lake Alfred Commission - Seats 1 and 2 (vote for two)

Brent Eden

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C. Diane Pereira

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Albertus Maultsby

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Edwin Van Smith

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Lake Wales Mayor

Eugene Fultz

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Bob Wood

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Lake Wales Commission - Seat 2, District 19

Curtis Gibson

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James Tucker

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Lake Wales Charter Amendment

INCREASED TERMS OF OFFICE FOR THE MAYOR AND COMMISSION MEMBERS FROM TWO YEARS TO THREE YEARS

Proposing that the terms of office for the mayor and commission members be increased from two years to three years, beginning with the mayor with the 2019 municipal election; commission seats three and five with the 2020 municipal election; and for commission seats two and four with the 2021 municipal election. Shall the above described Amendment be adopted?

YES to approve

NO to reject

Polk City Charter Amendment

CREATING FOUR COMMISSION DISTRICTS; DESIGNATE AN AT LARGE COMMISSION SEAT, ESTABLISH INITIAL BOUNDARIES, AND CREATE A PROCESS FOR CHANGING BOUNDARIES

This amendment proposes to create four Commission districts, designate an At Large Commission seat, establish initial district boundaries, and create a process for changing district boundaries. Question - Shall the above-described amendment be adopted?

YES to approve

NO to reject

CANDIDATE PROFILES

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ELECTION CALENDAR:

  • April 9th
    • State House 38 primary
  • April 23rd
    • Hillsborough
      • Tampa mayoral runoff
  • June 18th
    • State House 38 general
  • August 27th
    • Pinellas
      • St. Petersburg (primary)
  • November 5th
    • Manatee
    • Pinellas
      • Anna Maria
      • Bradenton Beach
      • Holmes Beach
      • Seminole
      • St. Petersburg (general)

 

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