Petitions Certified for Kent Bjorklund for Osceola County Commissioner, District 3 (Florida)

Released on: May 15, 2008, 11:56 am

Press Release Author: Submitted by the Kent Bjorklund for Osceola County
Commissioner Campaign

Industry: Government

Press Release Summary: Kent Bjorklund, a minister, business consultant, and Osceola
County resident since 1983, is a strong candidate for Osceola County Commissioner,
District 3. He has gathered a sufficient number of petitions to get on the ballot
for the primary in August, 2008. These petitions were officially certified by the
Osceola County Supervisor of Elections on April 8, 2008.

Press Release Body: Kent Bjorklund is a strong candidate with proven leadership in
business, education and non-profit organizations. He is currently running for
Osceola County Commissioner in District 3, and has been in this race since November,
2007. On April 8, 2008 the Osceola County Supervisor of Elections office certified a
sufficient number of petitions for Kent to qualify and get on the ballot in August.
Qualifying week begins on June 16th.

Kent is determined to bring change to the Osceola County Board of Commissioners by
adding fresh energy and strategic thinking that will help the county go to the next
level. He brings a wide array of skills in finance, strategic planning, information
technology, and resort development and operations that fit well with the demands of
the position. Kent is a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate from the University of Florida
with a Masters in Business Administration. He is a naturalized citizen and a
registered Republican that has lived in Osceola County since June, 1983 and in
District 3 since October, 1991.

Bjorklund is competing against three other Republicans: Wendell McKinnon, Tony
Ferentinos, and Jeanne Van Meter. His Democrat opponents include Brandon Arrington,
Carlos Cayasso, Armando Ramirez, and Marta Moczo-Santiago. The District 3
commission seat is being vacated by Ken Shipley who is retiring from the Board of
County Commissioners after 12 years of service.


Political advertisement paid for and approved by Kent Bjorklund, Republican, for
Osceola County Commissioner, District 3.

Web Site:

Contact Details: Kent Bjorklund
POB 470775
Celebration, FL 34747

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