SWFL State Legislative Contests;  county commission and other local races and issues

SWFL State Legislative Contests; county commission and other local races and issues

Numerous Southwest Florida state legislative seats are up for grabs within the Nov. 8 basic election. A number of candidates introduced themselves with out opposition:

SOUTH WEST FLORIDA SENATE RACES

Florida Senate District 26 (elements of Charlotte, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee, and Polk counties and northern finish of Lee County)

Republican: Steve Byer
Democrat: Lori Berman

Florida Senate District 27 (Majority of Lee County)
Republican: Ben Albriton
Democrat: Christopher Proia

Florida Senate District 28 (Elements of Lee, Hendry and Collier counties)
Republican: Kathleen Passidomo (unopposed). Passidomo is ready to grow to be the following President of the Florida Senate.

SW FLORIDA HOUSE BREEDS

Florida Home District 106: (A part of Bonita Springs, Pine Ridge, Naples Manor, Marco Island, Everglades Metropolis and Chokoloskee
Republican: Fabien Basaba
Democrat: Jordan Leonard

Florida Home 105: (A part of Collier County to the east and sections of Miami-Dade to the west to the Hammocks)
Republican: Vincent Parlatore
Democrat: Mary Woodson

Florida Home District 80: (Elements of Charlotte, Lee, Glades, Collier and Hendry counties.)

Republican: Adam Botana (had Florida Home District 76 headquarters, moved on account of redistricting
Democrat: Michael Schlayer

Florida Home District 79: (Most of North Fort Myers, Buckingham and Lehigh Acres.)

Republican Mike Giallombardo is unopposed

Florida Home District 78: (Most of Fort Myers and South Fort Myers)

Republican: Jenna Individuals-Mulicka (holder)
Democrat: Howard Sapp

Florida Home District 77: (Alva, Buckingham, Lehigh Acres, San Carols Par, Three Oaks and different unincorporated elements of Lee County together with Southwest Florida Worldwide Airport)

Republican: Tiffany Esposito
Democrat: Eric Engelhart

Florida Home District 76: (Boca Grande, Pine Island, Sanibel, Fort Myers Seaside, Harlem Heights, San Carlos Park, Estero, Bonita Springs)
Present District 79 Consultant Spencer Roach is unopposed for the District 76 seat.

COUNTY COMMISSIONER

Collier County:

district two

Chris Corridor, Republican
Bebe Kanter, Democrat

District 4: No basic election race as Republican Daniel Kowal gained his main and faces no different challengers. Listing candidate Invoice Oppenheimer withdrew after the first. His candidacy closed the first, making certain that solely Republican voters in that district may weigh on this race.

Lee County Fee Races:

District 5 (particular election for a 2-year time period to switch the late Frank Mann):

Mike Greenwell, Republican
Mathew “Matt” Wooden, Democrat
Angela R. Chenaille, Writing

District 4:

Brian Hamman, Republican, incumbent
Jim Sheets, writing

District 2:

Cecil Pendergrass, Republican, incumbent
Karen Watson, Writing

Mayor of Fort Myers:

Kevin Anderson, Republican, incumbent
David Ruffin

Fort Myers Metropolis Council:

Ward 1:

Martin Byrd Jr.
Teresa Watkins Brown (incumbent)

Ward 3:

Chantel Rhodes
Terolyn Watson: titular

Ward 5:

Fred Burson, outgoing, unopposed, declared elected

Cape Coral (municipal elections are non-partisan):

Mayor:

John Gunter
Tom Shadrach

Municipal races:

District One:

Carol Rae Culliton
Invoice Steinke

District 4:

Patty L. Cummings
Jennifer Nelson, incumbent

Cape Coral Vacancies Constitution Modification

What’s that? That is an modification to the municipal constitution relating to the filling of vacancies on the municipal council.
What does it do? Within the occasion {that a} particular election is required to fill a emptiness on the Board, if there are three or extra certified candidates, a particular main election shall be required. The particular main election ought to happen 90 days after and earlier than 120 days from the emptiness date. It additionally requires the holding of particular basic elections inside 45 days of the certification of the outcomes of the particular main elections.

Cape Coral Constitution Modification Municipal Data

What’s that? The referendum removes the requirement to maintain exhausting copies in libraries and public workplaces and can enable accessibility by digital means.
What does it do? It proposes permitting the Metropolis Clerk to authenticate and keep ordinances and resolutions in codified type, making them out there to the general public shortly as soon as handed.

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