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In Case You Missed It: Strong mayor for Lakeland? Yes please, by Paula DockeryOctober 12, 2017 — In the long run, a strong mayor system better positions us to think big, implement a strategic vision and compete with neighboring communities for better schools, jobs and quality of life.

Don Gifford Endorses the Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 13, 2017 — The former city and county commissioner believes Lakeland will benefit from an elected mayor with executive authority and stronger term limits for city officials.

Jerry Hill Endorses Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 16, 2017 — The former State Attorney for Lakeland's district endorses the principles of electing the chief executive for more accountability and transparency.

Karl Pansler Endorses the Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 17, 2017 — The Lakeland native and local attorney agrees with the idea that the most powerful person in Lakeland government ought to be elected.

Brian Dockery Endorses the Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 18, 2017 — The Soil and Water Conservation Commissioner believes a People's Mayor would increase transparency and accountability in Lakeland city government.

Debbie Miller Endorses the Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 19, 2017 — The local realtor and community leader believes choosing Lakeland's chief executive should be in the hands of the voters.

Royce McDonald Endorses the Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 23, 2017 — The entrepreneur and business leader cites the need for accountability and voter choice when choosing Lakeland's chief executive.

Doris Moore Bailey Endorses the Campaign for a People's MayorOctober 25, 2017 — The local radio host and community leader says her personal experience in similar cities makes her confident a People’s Mayor will be the right move for Lakeland.

Bill Rufty Endorses a Yes Vote on the Charter AmendmentNovember 2, 2017 — The accomplished former journalist for the Ledger draws on his decades of experience covering Lakeland city government to endorse a Yes vote on the charter amendment.

Pastor Alex Harper Endorses a Yes Vote on the Charter AmendmentNovember 3, 2017 — The well respected minister in the Northwest district of Lakeland gives his blessing to the People's Mayor campaign, promoting better unity and equality throughout the city.