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School Board Candidate Forum Available for Viewing Online


Last updated 8/13/2020 at 9:02am

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Moderator Brandon Alvarado poses questions to school board candidates in online forum

The four candidates for two Polk County School Board seats participated in an online forum that through Facebook has reached more than 6,000 viewers and garnered more than 1,100 comments.

Brandon Alvarado with the Lake Wales Arts Council moderated the July 27 forum, sponsored by Rotary on the Ridge, and

Incumbent Billy Townsend and challenger William Allen are vying for the District 1 seat, while incumbent Lori Cunningham is being challenged by Anita Carson for the District 2 seat. Winners in the Aug. 18 nonpartisan election will serve a four-year term.


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