Kash Traylor manned the straw-poll booth.
West Orange Chamber of Commerce President Stina D’Uva, Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn and Oakland Mayor Kathy Stark took a minute to catch up.
Dawn Willis, Kim Kowske and Cyndi Gustafson represented the West Orange Times & Observer and Windermere Observer.
Orange County Commission District 2 candidate Christine Moore had help and support from Victoria Laney.
Val Demings, U.S. Representative from Florida's 10th Congressional District, is seeking re-election.
Dan Pollock enjoyed meeting Orlando Police Chief and Orange County Sheriff candidate John Mina.
Windermere Mayor Gary Bruhn, S. Scott Boyd and Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson had a good chat.
Camille Evans, Orange County Commissioner Betsy VanderLey and Todd VanderLey chatted and mingled.
Ninth Judicial Circuit Judge (Group 41) candidate Dean Mosley, Orange County School Board Chair candidate Matthew Fitzpatrick, and School Board District 7 candidate Eric Schwalbach had tables right next to each other.
Orange County School Board Chair candidate Matthew Fitzpatrick, and School Board District 7 candidate Eric Schwalbach were excited for straw-poll results.
Kimberly Hardy, Lisa Cruz and Sean Armstrong represented UCF’s Direct Connect program.
Health Central Hospital President Mark Marsh, Lee O’Donnell and Marc Lillis represented Orlando Health.
West Orange Chamber employees Carrie Wilson and Kelly Jones helped ensure the event ran smoothly.
Kathy Hoffman, judicial assistant for Judge Adam McGinnis, helped promote his campaign.
Eloise Adams helped campaign for Chan-Denise Budhoo, candidate for School Board District 7.
Lauren Gallo and her mom, School Board District 1 candidate Angie Gallo, were all smiles.
Jane Dunkelberger and School Board District 1 candidate Angie Gallo were pleased to meet each other.
Joe Lopez, an Orange County Sheriff candidate, was thrilled to be on stage with News 13’s Ybeth Bruzual.
Orlando Police Chief John Mina, who is running for Orange County Sheriff, waved alongside News 13’s Ybeth Bruzual.
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, who is running for Orange County Mayor, greeted everyone alongside News 13’s Ybeth Bruzual.
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs, who is running for School Board Chair, waved to attendees from the stage with News 13’s Ybeth Bruzual.