Curtis Gibson: Life as a City Commissioner
How I Got Started
Last updated 8/10/2020 at 10:24am
Hello my name is Curtis Gibson, I am a Lake Wales city commissioner in district 19, seat 2.
I never thought about getting into politics. In fact, I used to say I am not a politician. The fact of the matter is I am.
When I jumped into this arena it was in 2015 when I ran for mayor of Lake Wales. I was terrified and didn't know what the outcome was going to be. I had so many people from both sides wanting to know who pushed me to run against the mayor and I simply told them I prayed about it and decided to walk out on faith.
I did not win that election, but I won overall, because I made fri...