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What Apopka Leaders are Saying:

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‘’I fully support and endorse Commissioner Doug Bankson for City of Apopka [Council] Seat 3 as I believe he possesses the leadership to address the pressing existing and future issues that impact all Apopkans.’’ - Rod Love, Former Orange County Commissioner

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‘’Doug’s experience and unwavering support of our residents and local business community continue to ensure Apopka is well-positioned for the future.’’ - Heather Baker, Owner, Heather Baker State Farm

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‘’Doug Bankson is a visionary leader with the background to understand Apopka's roots, a heart that understands the diversity of our community, and the vision to lead us forward!’’ - Ken Croston Jr., President and CEO, Electronic Locksmith, Inc.


"I met commissioner Bankson some years ago. He is a man of honesty and good rapport. He listens to understand. He will stand boldly and face whatever it is that needs to be faced… he ain’t running. That’s what I like about him." - Vern Graham, General Operations Leader, Electronic Locksmith, Inc.

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“As a small business owner, I endorse Doug Bankson because he supports the business growth of Apopka, [the] safety of our neighborhoods, and the peaceful unity of our city.”  - Ariel Lopez, Owner, A.L. Kitchen Cabinets

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‘’I have known Doug Bankson for many years, and can not just attest to his great character, discernment and intellect, but also attest to his ability to dissect complex issues involving the City of Apopka, and create strong solutions to tough problems. Doug is trustworthy, hardworking, relational and innovative in his thought process. I wholeheartedly endorse him for another term of service.’’ - Pat McGuffin,  Owner, American Solutions for Business; Lead Pastor, Freedom Fellowship Church

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“I’ve known [Doug Bankson] for many, many years… the reason I’m endorsing [is] his dedication to his community… he is a great, compassionate, Godly man.” - Edith Torres, Secretary, City of Apopka (Retired)


“Doug Bankson was a community leader and a strong advocate for Apopka’s working families before ever serving the people in elected office. I heartily endorse Doug Bankson for re-election as Apopka City Commissioner.” - Fred Brummer, CPA, Brummer and Rogers, P.A.

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