These are the Candidates I Endorse and Why
Last updated 8/13/2020 at 3pm
PUBLISHER'S NOTE: These endorsements represent the personal viewpoint of BartowNews.net Executive Editor Steve Steiner. Publisher Chevon Baccus is declining to endorse but hopeful voters will make thoughtful, informed choices.
Ten years ago I moved to Bartow from Hickory, N.C. It was a job offer with the (now lamented) Polk County Democrat (since reborn as the Polk County Sun and relocated to Winter Haven) that brought me here. In the seven years I was with the paper, the seventh year as a freelance reporter following the paper's relocation, I covered a number of assignments; in newspaper...