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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
Executive Editor 

Commissioner Robin Gibson Wins Re-Election with 63 Percent of Vote


Last updated 4/8/2020 at 12:18pm

Lake Wales City Commissioner Robin Gibson

Lake Wales voters Tuesday re-elected Commissioner Robin Gibson for another three-year term.

Gibson took 63 percent of the vote against challenger Bob Wood.

Turnout was not quite 15 percent, with only 1,420 of the city's approximately 9,770 voters making a choice. The final tally was 898 votes for Gibson and 522 for Wood.

The 2019 city election drew a little over 1,800 voters. The COVID-19 virus scare made campaigning difficult and apparently kept some people away from the polls; only 219 voted at the polls Tuesday, compared with 538 in 2019.

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