2016 Polk School Board Candidate Forum

As advocates for the kids in our community, Kiwanis serves to educate the public about the issues surrounding children, especially those concerning our schools and the leaders involved. Candidates for the 2016 Polk County School Board elections were invited to participate in a forum moderated by Rick Elmhorst from Bay News 9. Free and open to the public, the forum featured 9 of 11 registered candidates at Polk State College Center for Public Safety auditorium was held on Monday, August 1, 2016. Online streaming was provided on facebook live and posted at www.facebook.com/winterhavenkiwanis


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Candidate Questionnaire Responses:

School Board District 1
  Hunt Berryman
  Ed Shoemaker
  Billy Townsend
 
School Board District 2
  Ronnie L. Clark
  Lori Cunningham
  Tim James
  Kevin J. Kitto
 
School Board District 4
  Sara Beth Reynolds
  Rebekah Ricks
  Ed Smith
  Becky Troutman

See full list of registered candidates for public office in Polk County



 

2015 City Commission Candidate Forum

On October 27, 2015, candidates for the 2015 Winter Haven City Commission elections shared their vision and answered questions at a forum hosted by Winter Haven Kiwanis at the Humane Society of Polk County. Each candidate submitted responses to a questionnare prior to the event. The forum was moderated by Winter Haven Kiwanis Past President Suzie Moraco.

    

Click the name of each 2015 Winter Haven City Commission candidate
to see their responses to our questionnaire:

Nathaniel Birdsong

Kemp Brinson

Pete Chichetto

Debbie Ogzewalla

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