BusinessVoice of Greater Lakeland, Inc. is pleased to announce their most recent endorsements. BusinessVoice, Inc. members interviewed candidates for state and county seats on July 29 – 30, 2020 and voted to endorse the following candidates:
County Commission District 1- George M. Lindsey, III
County Commission District 3- William C. Braswell
Supervisor of Elections- Lori Edwards
School Board District 1- William Allen
School Board District 2- Lori Cunningham
State Senator District 20- Danny Burgess
State Representative District 39- Josie Tomkow
State Representative District 40- Colleen Burton
State Representative District 41- Sam Killebrew
State Representative District 56- Melony Bell
The committee interviewed candidates for State Representative District 42 and County Commission District Seat 5, however did not endorse in those races.
“With a pandemic sweeping the country, this year is unparalleled in the history of Polk County and Florida. The choices we make in the upcoming elections could well be life or death decisions. Please consider carefully your choice of candidates and please vote. These are the candidates that Business Voice believes will best lead us to better times.” said Mike Hickman, Acting Chairman of BusinessVoice.
BusinessVoice, Inc. was created in 2000 as an organization to support pro-business political candidates and to promote issues which impact the business community. BusinessVoice, Inc. serves as an endorsement board for those individuals who personify the objectives of the business community.