Special to the Lake Okeechobee News

Political forum to be online Oct. 15


OKEECHOBEE — The Economic Council of Okeechobee will host a political forum on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 6 p.m., live on Facebook.

Community members may submit questions for candidates to okeechobeecandidateforum@gmail.com.

Okeechobee County races on the November ballot include Okeechobee County clerk of the circuit court and comptroller, Okeechobee County supervisor of elections and Okeechobee County Commission District 3.

In the clerk of court race, incumbent Sharon Robertson is challenged by Jerry Bryant.

In the supervisor of elections race, the candidates are Melissa Arnold, Donna V. Howard and Lisa Rodriquez. Current Supervisor of Elections Diane Hagan did not seek re-election.

In the County Commission District 3 race, incumbent Brad Goodbread is challenged by Demetre Riles.

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