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HD 41 candidate Sam Killebrew to hold Lakeland fundraiser Thursday

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A fundraiser for Sam Killebrew, Republican Primary candidate for Florida House District 41, is scheduled for 5:30 – 7 p.m., Thursday at the home of Harriet and Dean Boring, 2112 Hawthorne Trail, in Lakeland. Killebrew, retired contractor and a GOP fundraiser and activist, is competing with retired appellate Judge Charles Davis for the party’s nomination. The winner will face retired Circuit Judge and Democrat Robert Doyel in the general election to fill the seat of Republican Rep. John Wood, who…

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Kelli Stargel draws Polk County Democrat challenger in SD 22 race

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A Polk County Democrat announced this week that she will run against Lakeland Republican Sen. Kelli Stargel in the newly redrawn Senate District 22. Former Polk County School Board member Debra Wright made the announcement Monday during the Open House of the Democratic Headquarters in Haines City and during the same meeting earned the support of Polk County Democratic State Committeewoman Ruth Ann Eaddy. “Ms. Stargel’s record has shown a disregard for what is best for her constituents by writing…

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