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Who’s Who Among BOC Candidates

From left, Maurice Denbow, Billy Rodgers and Wesley Wright. Candidates for BOC position coming to KLB planting May 2.

Lakeland Currents readers asked for biographical information about candidates running for the Board of Commissioners (BOC) positon. And why voters should select them as the next BOC member.

Candidates Maurice Denbow, Billy Rodgers and Wesley Wright were asked to share their hometowns, education, employment history, family, tenure in Lakeland, activities in Lakeland and beyond and why they are the best candidate.

The links to the details, in their own words, follow:

Maurice Denbow Bio
Billy Rodgers Bio
Wesley Wright Bio

Early voting for the special election runs May 5-20 and Election Day is May 25. All early voting will be at The Refuge Church, 9817 Huff N Puff Road. Election Day locations are by precinct.  Link to locations: https://lakelandcurrents.com/?p=1875&preview=true .

The election seeks a replacement for Michele Dial who resigned March 9 because of family health issues. The City charter requires a special election for the second vacancy on the Board. Matt Wright was recently appointed to replace Sherri Gallick who moved out of town in February. Voting times vary by day. (Click for LC story about vote times.)