Florida Votes 2020: What To Expect In The Citrus County Primary Election

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By summer’s end, Floridians will vote to make elective change at the local, state and national level. If you are a voter in Citrus County, here is everything you need to know about the local race.

Election day for the Citrus County primary is Aug. 18. Registered voters, with proper identification, may cast ballots at a polling place — from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. — within their respective district, or precinct. Find yours here.

The deadline to register for the 2020 Primary Election is July 20. The deadline to register for the 2020 General Election — on Nov. 3 — is Oct. 5. Citizens may update or register voter information various ways: online, in-person at designated locations or by printing and mailing this physical registration form to the Citrus County Supervisor of Elections office. To review a complete guide to voting in Citrus County, click here.

Who is on the ballot in Citrus County?

The last day candidates could officially qualify was June 12. The italicized names denote a candidate’s incumbent status, if applicable.

Citrus County Commission: District 1
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Jeffery Shane Kinnard
Republican  $39,555
Citrus County Commission: District 3
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Thomas J. Corkery Republican $7000
Ruthie Davis Schlabach
Republican $70,702.45
Mark S Hamme
Republican $9,260
Angel Starr Lewis
Republican $2,096
Luis Marin
Republican $23,794
Edwin Lewis Roberts
Republican $7,000
Citrus County Commission: District 5
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Holly Leigh Davis
Republican $40,060
Jimmie T Smith
Republican $32,677
Citrus County School Board: District 2
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Virginia G Bryant
Non-Partisan $8,400
Danielle Damato Doty
Non-Partisan $10,100
Mark Dale Garlock
Non-Partisan $540.20
Citrus County School Board: District 4 
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Sandy B Counts
Non-Partisan $500
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Angela Vick
Republican $1,000
Property Appraiser
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Cregg Dalton
Republican $36,830
David Gregory
Republican $390
Timothy M Reynard
Republican $10,200
Richard A ‘Rick’ Schroeder
Non-Partisan $1,350
Rob Tessmer
Republican $21,705
Sheriff
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Lee C. Alexander
Non-Partisan $10,905
Patrick A Crippen
Republican $39,243.26
Mel Eakley
Republican $57,846
Michael Klyap Jr
Republican $23,800.13
Michael Prendergast
Republican $131,531
Supervisor of Elections
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Scott Allen Adams
Republican $39,300
Maureen “Mo” Baird
Republican $20,669.27
Tax Collector
Name Party Money raised
as of June 16
Janice A Warren
Republican $10,000

Find the comprehensive list of candidates’ self-reported campaign finances here.

About Jasmine Dahlby

Jasmine is a reporter for WUFT News who can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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