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Lakeland voters choose candidate to fill commission seat

Shandale Terrell won with 40 percent of the vote.
Credit: City of Lakeland
Left to right: Shandale Terrell/Ken Post/Steve Frankenberger/Mike Musick

LAKELAND, Fla. — Four candidates battled it out to fill the City of Lakeland's District "D"  – Southeast commission seat.

Polls for the special election opened at 7 a.m. Tuesday and closed at 7 p.m. Eligible voters also had the option of dropping off their absentee ballots at the newly-installed ballot drop box at City Hall. 

Candidates running for election:

  • Shandale Terrell - 3,733 votes, 40 percent
  • Ken Post - 533 votes, 6 percent
  • Steve Frankenberger - 1,967 votes, 21 percent
  • Mike Musick - 3,161 votes, 34 percent

You can learn more about each candidate for City Commission through their website and social media pages by clicking here.

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