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FLORIDA

Your complete directory of Florida candidates for Governor, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Bob Graham - 1978

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Election Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Federal Candidates): May 2, 2014
Filing Deadline (State Candidates): June 20, 2014
State Primary: August 26, 2014

This page was last updated on September 13, 2014


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR & LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
(Note: Governor nominees select Lt. Governor runningmates and run as a ticket after the primary.)


Rick Scott (R)* - (Campaign Site)
& Carlos Lopez-Cantera (R)*
- (Campaign Site)

Charlie Crist (D) - Ex-Governor, Ex-Attorney General, Ex-State Sen., Ex-Republican & '10/'98 US Sen. Candidate
& Annette Taddeo (D) - Businesswoman, Democratic Activist & '08 US Rep. Nominee & '10 Miami-Dade Commission Candidate

Adrian Wyllie (Libertarian) - State Party Chair, Technology Consultant & Army Veteran
& Greg Roe (Libertarian) - Insurance Agency Owner

Glenn Burkett (NPA) - Businessman, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
& Jose Augusto Matos (NPA)

Farid Khavari (NPA) - Economist & '10 Candidate
& Lateresa Jones (NPA) - Life Coach

Piotr Blass (Write-In) - College Professor, Architect, Veteran & Frequent Candidate
& Bob Wirengard (Write-In) - Retired Businessman & '12 Hillsborough County Sheriff Candidate

Tim Devine (Write-In) - Frequent Candidate
& Diane Smith (Write-In)

Emelia Sandra Harris (Write-In)
& Georgianna Harris (Write-In)

Monroe Lee (Write-In)
& Juanita Lockett (Write-In)

Charles Tolbert (Write-In) - Minister, Retired Army Master Sergeant & Vietnam War Veteran
& Christine Timmon (Write-In) - Community Activist & Frequent Candidate

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

Jeb Bush - 1994

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Pam Bondi (R)* - (Campaign Site)
George Sheldon (D) - Ex-Asst. US Health Secy., Ex-State DCF Secy., Ex-Depy. Attorney Gen. & Ex-State Rep.
Bill Wohlsifer (Libertarian) - Attorney

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO):
Jeff Atwater (R)* - (Campaign Site)
William Rankin (D) - Businessman & Army Veteran

Bob Graham - 1978

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Adam Putnam (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Thad Hamilton (D) - Ex-Broward County Soil/Water Commissioner, Army Veteran & '10 Candidate
Jeffrey Obos (Write-In)


STATE LEGISLATURE:

Anti-Dempsey Barron - 1978

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Bill Nelson (D)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.

US Senator Dick Stone - 1980

Marco Rubio (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.
D.J. DeRenzo (R) - Polo Field Maintenance Worker & '10 State Rep. Candidate

Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) - Congresswoman, Democratic National Chair & Ex-State Rep.

Lateresa Jones (Independent Party) - Life Coach & '14 Lt. Gov. Candidate


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Jeff Miller (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jim Bryan (D) - Businessman, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Mark Wichern (NPA) - Structural Restoration Contractor

District 2:
Steve Southerland (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Gwen Graham (D) - Leon County Schools Official, Attorney & Daughter of Ex-US Sen. Bob Graham
Luther Lee (NPA) - Marketing Project Consultant

District 3:
Ted Yoho (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Marihelen Wheeler (D) - Teacher, Artist & Community Activist
Howard Lawson (NPA) - Term Limits Activist

Joe Scarborough for Congress

District 4:
Ander Crenshaw (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Gary Koniz (NPA) - Self-Published Author & '10/'12 Candidate
Paula Moser-Bartlett (NPA) - Attorney, Ex-Teacher & Child Protection Activist
Deb Pueschel (Write-In) - Retired Federal Employee & Frequent Candidate

District 5:
Corrine Brown (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Glo Smith (R) - Ex-Gubernatorial Aide & Ex-Child Care Center Owner

District 6:
Ron DeSantis (R)* - (Campaign Site)
David Cox (D) - Teacher

District 7:
John Mica (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Wes Neuman (D) - Policy Analyst & Ex-White House Intern
Al Krulick (NPA) - Teacher, Theater Professional & Frequent Candidate

Porter Goss for Congress

District 8:
Bill Posey (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Christopher Duncan Jr. (D) - Community Development Liaison & Graduate Student
Gabriel Rothblatt (D) - Property Manager

District 9:
Alan Grayson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carol Platt (R) - Osceola County Realtor Association Lobbyist
Marko Milakovich (NPA) - Businessman & Electrical Engineer
Leon Ray (Write-In)

District 10:
Daniel Webster (R)*
- (Campaign Site)
Michael McKenna (D) - Navy Veteran
David Falstad (Write-In) - Attorney

District 11:
Rich Nugent (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Dave Koller (D) - Businessman

Reubin Askew for Governor / Jim Williams for Lt. Gov. - 1970

District 12:
Gus Bilirakis (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
David Jolly (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Lucas Overby (Libertarian) - Commercial Diver & '14 Special Election Candidate
Michael "Lev" Levinson (Write-In) - Frequent Candidate

District 14:
Kathy Castor (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 15:
Dennis Ross (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Alan Cohn (D) - Ex-TV News Reporter

District 16:
Vern Buchanan (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Henry Lawrence (D) - Ex-Pro Football Player
Daniel Durso (NPA) - Disabled Gulf War Veteran & Tea Party Activist
Joe Newman (Write-In) - Retiree & Community Activist

Harry Johnston for Congress

District 17:
Tom Rooney (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Will Bronson (D) - Retired Airline Pilot, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate

District 18:
Patrick Murphy (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carl Domino (R) - Ex-State Rep., Businessman, '10 State Sen. Candidate & '12 State Rep. Candidate

District 19:
Curt Clawson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
April Freeman (D) - Public Relations Executive & Community Activist
Ray Netherwood (Libertarian) - Retiree, USAF Veteran & '10 Candidate
Timothy Rossano (Write-In) - Businessman & '12 Candidate

District 20:
Alcee Hastings (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jay Bonner (R) - Land Surveyor & Pastor

J. Herbert Burke for Congress - 1972

District 21:
Ted Deutch (D)* - (Campaign Site)
W.M. "Mike" Trout (Write-In) - Musician, Progressive Activist & '12 Candidate

District 22:
Lois Frankel (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Paul Spain (R) - Financial Planner
Raymond Schamis (Write-In)

District 23:
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Joe Kaufman (R) - Anti-Muslim Activist & '12 Candidate
Stephanie Anderson (NPA) - Businesswoman

LBJ & Claude Pepper 1964

District 24:
Frederica Wilson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Dufirstson Neree (R) - International Development Consultant & '02/'06 Candidate
Luis Fernandez (NPA) - Parcel Delivery Driver & USMC Veteran
Alejandro Walters (Write-In) - '12 State Rep. Candidate

District 25:
Mario Diaz-Balart (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 26:
Joe Garcia (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carlos Curbelo (R) - Miami Dade School Board Member, Political Consultant & Ex-Congressional Aide

District 27:
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)* - (Campaign Site)


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Jack Eckerd for Governor - Paula Hawkins for Lt Governor - 1978

American Freedom Party of Florida
Constitution Party of Florida
Florida Democratic Party
Green Party of Florida
Independence Party of Florida
Independent Partt of Florida
Justice Party of Florida
Libertarian Party of Florida
Peace & Freedom Party of Florida
Reform Party of Florida
Republican Party of Florida


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State - Division of Elections


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

Ed Gurney - 1968

Apalachicola Times
Boca Raton News
Bradenton Herald
Broward El Heraldo (Spanish)
Broward Times (African-American)
Broward & Palm Beach New Times (Alternative)
Cedar Key Beacon
Charlotte Sun-Herald
Citrus County Chronicle
Daily Pulp
Daytona Beach News-Journal
Destin Log
Everglades City Echo
Fernandina Beach News Leader
Florida News Center (Media News)
Florida Political Press (Conservative)
Florida Politics
Fort Lauderdale CityLink (Alternative)
Fort Lauderdale Our Independent (Gay)
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale Westside Gazette (African-American)
Fort Myers News-Press
Fort Pierce Tribune
Gadsden County Times
Gainesville Sun
Golden Gate Gazette
Hernando Today
Jacksonville Business Journal
Jacksonville Florida Times-Union
Jupiter Courier
Key West Citizen
Lake City Reporter
Lakeland Ledger
Leesburg Daily Commercial
Marathon Keynoter
Marco Daily News / Marco Island Eagle
Melbourne Florida Today
Miami Herald
Miami el Nuevo Herald (Spanish)
Miami Independent Media Center (Progressive)
Miami Jewish Star Times
Miami New Times (Alternative)
Miami-Dade County Campaigns and Politics
Naples Daily News
Northwest Florida Daily News
Ocala Star-Banner
Orlando Sentinel
Palatka Daily News
Palm Beach Post
Panama City News-Herald
Pasco News
Pensacola News Journal
Political Gateway - Florida
Ponte Vedra Beach & Jacksonville Beaches Leader
Post on Politics
St. Augustine Record
St. Petersburg Times -
(Political News - Political Blog)
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Sayfie Review (Politics)
Sebring News-Sun
South Florida Blade (GLBT)
South Florida Daily Business Review
South Florida Business Journal
Southwest Florida Business News
Stuart News
Sumter County Times
Tallahassee Democrat
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Tampa Bay Online
Tampa Tribune
Tampa Weekly Planet (Alternative)
Vero Beach Press Journal
Winter Haven News Chief
Ybor City Stogie

Janet Reno for Governor - 2002

WBBH TV-2 (NBC - Ft. Myers)
WINK TV-11 (CBS - Ft. Myers)
WCJB TV-20 (ABC - Gainesville)
WJXT TV-4 (IBS - Jacksonville)
WJXX TV-25 / WTLV TV-12 (ABC/NBC - Jacksonville)
WBZL TV-39 (WB - Miami)
WFOR TV-4 (CBS - Miami)
WSVN TV-7 (FOX - Miami)
WTVJ TV-6 (NBC - Miami)
WPLG TV-10 (ABC - Miami)
WINZ AM 940 Radio (Miami)
WESH TV-2 (NBC - Orlando)
WFTV TV-9 (ABC - Orlando)
WKMG TV-6 (IBS - Orlando)
WJHG TV-7 (NBC - Panama City)
WEAR TV-3 (ABC - Pensacola)
WCTV TV-6 (CBS - Tallahassee)
WTXL TV-27 (ABC - Tallahassee)
WFLA TV-8 (NBC - Tampa)
WFTS TV-28 (ABC - Tampa)
WTSP TV-10 (CBS - Tampa)
WTVT TV-13 (FOX - Tampa)
WPBF TV-25 (IBS - West Palm Beach)
WPTV TV-5 (NBC - West Palm Beach)

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