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OFFICES UP FOR ELECTION IN 2020

OFFICE
 TERM
 FILING DEADLINE
 INCUMBENT
 FILED TO CHALLENGE
 COUNTY
 
 
 
 
Clerk of the Court & Comptroller 
4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020

Karen Rushing
  Property Appraiser
  4 Years
Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
Bill Furst
 
 Sheriff
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Tom Knight
Paul W. Fern
Kurt A. Hoffman
 Supervisor of Elections 
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Ron Turner
 
 Tax Collector
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Barbara Ford-Coates
 
 County Commissioner, Dist. 1
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Mike Moran
Freddie Lewis Stanley Atkins
County Commissioner, Dist. 3
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Nancy Detert
Cory Hutchinson
John W. Holic
Harrison J. Zeffert
 County Commissioner, Dist. 5
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Charles Hines
Ron Cutsinger
Christopher B. Hanks
Joseph B. Mason
  County Judge, Group 2
  6 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020  
  David Denkin
 
 County Judge, Group 4
  6 Years
  Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
  Dana Moss
 
 School Board, Dist. 2
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Caroline Zucker
Karen Rose
David A. Graham
 School Board, Dist. 3
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020 
Eric Robinson
 Charter Review Board, Dist. 1
 4 Years
 Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
 Tony Sawyer
 
Charter Review Board, Dist. 2
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020 
Donna Barcomb
Alexandra Coe
Charter Review Board, Dist. 3
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Pat Wayman
 
Charter Review Board, Dist. 4
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  Jody Hudgins
  Wilson A. Pava Ayayla
Charter Review Board, Dist. 5
 4 Years
  Noon, June 15- Noon June 19, 2020
  David Samuel
 
 Hospital Board at Large, Seat 1
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Sharon Wetzler DePeters
 
Hospital Board at Large, Seat 2
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Tramm Hudson
 
Hospital Board at Large, Seat 3
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
Britt Riner
 
Hospital Board Central District, Seat 1
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  William Noonan
 
Sarasota Soil & Water District, Group 1
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Audie Bock
 
 Sarasota Soil & Water District, Group 5
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Matt Wooddall
 
 MUNICIPAL
 
 
 
 
 City of North Port Commissioner, District Seat 1
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Vanessa Carusone
David Eugene Carper
Richard Suggs
City of North Port Commissioner, District Seat 2
  4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Christopher Hanks
Barbara A. Langdon
City of North Port Commissioner, District Seat 3
 4 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Debbie McDowell
Jerry L. Nicastro
 Town of Longboat Key Commissioner, Dist. 3
 2 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Ken Schneier
 
 Town of Longboat Key Commissioner, Dist. 5
 2 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Ed Zunz
 
 Town of Longboat Key Commissioner, At Large
 2 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2020
  Irwin Pastor
 
  City of Venice Council Member, Seat 1
  3 Years
  Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
  Margaret Fiedler
City of Venice Council Member, Seat 2
 3 Years
Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2019
  Charles R. Newsom
 
 City of Sarasota Commissioner, Dist. 1
 4 Years
 Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2019
 Willie Charles Shaw
 
  City of Sarasota Commissioner, Dist. 2
 4 Years
 Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2019
 Liz Alpert
Martin Hyde
Terry Turner
Jerry Michael Wells
  City of Sarasota Commissioner, Dist. 3
 4 Years
 Noon, June 15 - Noon, June 19, 2019
 Shelli Freeland Eddie
Erik J. Arroyo
Daniel A. Clermont
 STATE
 
 
 
 
 State Senator District 23
 4 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
 Joe Gruters
 
 State Representative District 70
 2 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
 Wengay "Newt" Newton
Keisha Ann Bell
Sharon Russ
 State Representative District 71
 2 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
 Will Robinson
 
 State Representative District 72
 2 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
 Margaret Good
Donna Barcomb
Yardley Drake Buckman
Fiona McFarland
Jason Miller
 State Representative District 73
 2 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
 Tommy Gregory
  David Reeves Fairey
 State Representative District 74
 2 Years
Noon, June 8 - Noon, June 12, 2020
 James Vernon Buchanan
 
Public Defender, Sarasota County
4 Years
Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
  Larry Eger
 
 State Attorney, Sarasota County
 4 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Eduardo Brodsky
 Lisa Chittaro
Betsy Young
 Supreme Court Justice
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Robert J. Luck
 
 Supreme Court Justice
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
  Barbara Lagoa
 
  Supreme Court Justice
  6 Years
  Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Carlos Muniz
 
  2nd District Court of Appeal Judge
  6 Years
  Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
  Daniel H. Sleet
 
  2nd District Court of Appeal
  6 Years
  Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
  J. Andrew Atkinson
 
  2nd District Court of Appeal Judge
  6 Years
  Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
  Morris Silberman
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 1
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Gilbert A. Smith, Jr.
 
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 5
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Charles E. Roberts
 
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 6
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Kimberly Bonner
 
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 10
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Stephen Walker
 
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 15
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Charles Sniffen
 
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 17
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Susan Maulucci
 
 12th Judiicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 18
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Deno Economou
 Kevin Bruning
 12th Judicial Circuit Court Judge, Group 19
 6 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Edward Nicholas
 
 FEDERAL
 
 
 
 U.S. Representative, District 16
 2 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
 Vern Buchanan
 Jerry Milligan III
 U.S. Representative, District 17
 2 Years
 Noon, April 20 - Noon April 24, 2020
Greg Steube
 Theodore A. Murray
 President
 4 Years
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