Who and What to Vote for In Florida


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Vote for Venice City Council

Fred Fraize

Vote for Sarasota County

Charter review Board Seats

District 1: Krista Lohr

District 2: Mindy Lou Simmons

District 5: Kevin Connelly

Hospital Board Seats

Hospital Board Central District Seat 2: Miglena Entcheva

Hospital Board Northern District Seat 1: Russ Battiata

Justices of the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Justices aren’t really running, we are voting to retain them or not. Three plan on retiring and our new governor will appoint new Judges. I am going to vote to retain them.

Vote for Sarasota County Commissioners

Board of County Commissioners District 2: Christian Zeigler

Board of County Commissioners District 4: Wesley Anne Beggs

State Representative District 74

State Representative District 74: Tony Mowry

State Senator District 23

State Senator District 23; Faith Olivia Babis

Vote for Commissioner of Agriculture

Commissioner of Agriculture: Nikki Fried

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer: Jimmy Patronis

Vote for Attorney General

Attorney General: Sean Shaw

Vote for Governor

My Pick: Ron DeSantis


My Pick: Bill Nelson

Vote for Ballot Initiatives


Question 1 Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption: Yes

Question 2 Limitations on Property Tax Assessments: Yes

Question 3 Voter Control of Gambling in Florida: Yes

Question 4 Voting Restoration Amendment: Yes

Question 5 Super Majority Required to impose, authorize or raise state taxes or fees: Yes

Question 6 Rights of Crime Victims; Judges: Yes

Question 7 First Responder and Military member Survivor Benefits: Yes

Question 9 Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling and Indoor Vaping: Yes.

Question 10 State and Local Government Structure and Operation: Yes

Question 11 Property Rights; Removal of obsolete Provision; criminal statutes: Yes

Question 12 Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers: Yes

Question 13 Ends Dog Racing: Yes

Florida Voting Guide Sarasota County Specific Ballot Questions

County Bond Referendum to Extend Legacy Trail: Yes

Process for Citizen Initiated Petitions for Charter Amendments to be placed on the General Election: NO

Charter Review Board Charter Amendment Proposals to be placed on next general election only: NO

Charter Amendment to Reacquire and Retain Seista Key Beach Road as a Public Right of way: YES

Charter Amendment to preserve county owned parks, preserves, beach and water access and waterfront vistas: YES

Sarasota County Charter Amendment to change County Commission Elections to Single Member Districts: YES

Thank you for reading my Florida Voting guide. Whether you agree or disagree, PLEASE VOTE!