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Critical Times

"Democracy is not a spectator sport."

The General Election takes place on
Tuesday, November 6, 2018. 
Polls will be open from 7am-7pm.

BREAKING NEWS: Allen Ellison Chosen to Replace April Freeman

FL Democrats have selected Allen Ellison of Sebring to take the place of April Freeman in the U.S. 17 Congressional District Race. April passed away suddenly on September 23.

US Senate


Governor Rick Scott (REP) will face Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson in November.

US House of Representatives

US Representative – District 16

Democratic Primary in August

David Shapiro (DEM) will face Republican incumbent Vern Buchanan in November.

US Representative -District 17
Republican Primary

Greg Steube (REP) 


Democratic Primary

Allen Ellison (DEM)


Unfortunately, Democratic Primary Candidate April Freeman passed away suddenly on September 23rd. Allen Ellison of Sebring has been selected by Florida Democrats as Freeman's replacement in the U.S. 17 Congressional District Race.

Florida Governor

Florida Governor
Republican Primary
Ron DeSantis 
Democratic Primary
Andrew Gillum 

Attorney General

Democratic Primary

Sean Shaw (DEM) 

Republican Primary

Ashley Moody (REP)

Commissioner of Agriculture

Democratic Primary

Nicole "Nikki" Fried (DEM) 

Republican Primary

Matt Caldwell (REP) 

Florida Legislators

State House District 72

Republican Primary

Ray Pilon (REP) will face Democrat Margaret Good (DEM) in November.

State House District 73 -

Republican Primary

Tommy Gregory (REP) will face Democrat Liv Coleman (DEM) in November.

State House District 74

Republican Primary

James Vernon Buchanan (REP) will face Democrat Tony Mowry (DEM) in November.

Florida Senate District 23
Olivia Babis (DEM) will run against Joe Gruters (REP) in November.

Sarasota County Commission, District 2

Sarasota County Commissioner, District 2 

Republican Primary

Christian Ziegler (REP)  will face Democrat Ruta Journiari (DEM) in November.


Sarasota County Commissioner, District 4

Democratic Primary

Wesley Beggs (DEM) will face incumbent Alan Maio (REP) in the November general election.