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Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper to Run for Polk County Commission, District 2

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Not wasting any time, former Florida Veterans for Trump Chair Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper held a press conference with family and friends to announce her run for Polk County Commission, District 2 seat, Tuesday night.

She’s also the first candidate to file paperwork to run for county office for the 2018 election, according to Polk County Supervisor of Elections’ website.

former Florida Veterans for Trump Chair Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper held a press conference to announce her run for Polk County Commission, District 2, Tuesday night

“This past year has reminded me the value in supporting what’s right for our Country. Running for County Commission is simply a culmination of years of service and recognizing the responsibility of giving a voice to the People,” says “Kat.”

Having served many years in the Marine Corps, both Active and Reserves, and being committed to her hometown of Lake Wales, “I decided that service is the best way for me to show the faith I have in our County and People who live here.” says “Kat.”

As in the Hymn of the Marine Corps, Kat was born on the shores of Tripoli where she was adopted by an Air Force Colonel and his wife at Wheelus Air Force Base in Libya and became a Naturalized Citizen of the United States at 3 years old. In November 2013, Kat and her Husband were featured in a 2 minute Nationwide Public Service Announcement comparing Obama Care with the troubled VA Medical System drawing a comparison to Nationalized Health Care.

Former Florida Veterans for Trump Chair Kathryn “Kat” Gates-Skipper held a press conference to announce her run for Polk County Commission, District 2, Tuesday night.

In 2015, Kat’s experience in politics drew the attention of the Trump for President Campaign where she was asked to serve as the Chairwoman of the Florida Veterans for Trump effort. She continues to serve in an Advisory and Voter Mobilization capacity drawing on an array of Grassroots Contacts directed along the I-4 Corridor.

“Kat” owns an Airport Transportation Company. She lives in rural Polk County with her Husband of 12 years, Charles, and they own a Cattle Ranch. She is the Media/Event Coordinator for the American Legion Post/All Veterans Center in Lake Wales, and is the Mother of 4 Children and 4 Grandchildren. She is a life member of the American Legion, the VFW and the Marine Corps league.

With over 4,000 petitions needed to qualify, “Kat” plans to qualify by Petition.

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