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The 2018 Federal And State Candidates Who Have Qualified In WUFT’s Coverage Area

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Voters have the opportunity to choose new local, state, and federal representation in the Aug 28. primary and midterm election on Nov. 6, 2018.

Below is a county-by-county listing of who has qualified to appear on the ballot this year in federal and state races. The fundraising totals are from the Florida Department of State.

On Tuesday, we’ll have a roundup of county-level races.

U.S. Representative

District 2 (Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Suwannee counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Neal Dunn Republican $935,548.26
Bob Rackleff Democrat $97,809.99
Brandon Peters Democrat $47,571.48
District 3 (Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Marion, Putnam, and Union counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Ted Yoho Republican $465,159
Judson Sapp Republican $58,595
Tom Wells Democrat $19,515.73
Yvonne Hinson Hayes Democrat $12,871.92
Dushyant Gosai Democrat $1,298
District 11 (Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Daniel Webster Republican $351,043.61
Dana Cottrell Democrat Not available
Luis Saldana Write-in Not available

State Representative

District 10 (Alachua, Baker, Columbia, Hamilton, and Suwannee counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Marc Vann Republican $63,529.25
Chuck Brannan Republican $61,207.13
Merrillee Malwitz Jipson No Party Affiliation $3,303.53
Fred S. Martin No Party Affiliation $2,411.00
Ronald W. Williams II Democrat Not available
District 19 (Bradford, Clay, Putnam, and Union counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Bobby Payne Republican $88,950.12
Paul Still Democrat $5,421
District 20 (Alachua and Marion counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Clovis Watson (wins unopposed) Democrat $9,610
District 21 (Alachua, Dixie, and Gilchrist counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Chuck Clemons Republican $139,676.33
Jason Haeseler Democrat $33,371
Amol Jethwani Democrat $27,769.11
District 22 (Levy and Marion counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Charlie Stone Republican $41,568.95
Brigitte Smith Republican $1,842.51
Bernard Parker Democrat $1,172.42
District 23 (Part of Marion County):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Stan McClain Republican $45,838.90
Carl Griffin Democrat Not available

State Senator

District 8 (Alachua, Marion, Putnam counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Keith Perry Republican $475,989.30
Kayser Enneking Democrat $382,367.54
Olysha Magruder Democrat $29,068.16
Charles Goston No Party Affiliation Not available
District 10 (Citrus, Hernando, Pasco counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Wilton Simpson Republican $421,975.63
Michael Cottrell Democrat Not available
District 12 (Lake, Marion, Sumter counties):
Name Party Money raised as of June 25
Dennis Baxley Republican $188,645.61
Gary McKechnie Democrat $32,503.64
Keasha “Kay” Gray Write-in $1,150

Circuit judges

5th Circuit (Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion, and Sumter counties):
Name Group Money raised as of June 25
Don Barbee Jr. Group 4 $17,425
Edward C. Spaight Group 4 $7,050
7th Circuit (Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia counties):
Name Group Money raised as of June 25
Ryan Will Group 15 $45,823.84
Sebrina L. Slack Group 15 $45,550
Linda L. Gaustad Group 15 $16,862.69
8th Circuit (Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union counties):
Name Group Money raised as of June 25
David Robertson Group 8 $107,238
Gloria Walker Group 8 $33,851.76
Julie Waldman Group 8 $22,957.75

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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