Florida Votes 2020: What To Expect In The Gilchrist 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 Gilchrist County, here is everything you need to know about the local race.

Election day for the Gilchrist 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 the Gilchrist County Supervisor of Elections office or by printing and mailing this registration form to the same address. Find information on mail-in, or absentee ballots, here.

Who is on the ballot in Gilchrist County?

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

State Senate (District 5)
Name Party Money raised
as of June 15
Jennifer Bradley Republican $480,476
Jason Holifield Republican $11,865

 

Gilchrist County Commission: District 1
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Sharon Langford Republican $0

 

Gilchrist County Commission: District 3
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Joseph Hart Jr. Republican $4,600
Ronald Smith Republican $1,600

 

Gilchrist County Commission: District 5
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Kenrick Thomas Republican  $0

 

Gilchrist County School Board: District 2
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Susan Owens Non-partisan $12

 

Gilchrist County School Board: District 4
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Gina Geiger Non-partisan $0

 

Clerk of the Circuit Court 
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Todd Newton Republican $0

 

Property Appraiser
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Damon Legget Republican $0

 

Sheriff
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Robert “Bobby” Schultz Republican $0

 

Supervisor of Elections
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Connie Sanchez Republican $0

 

Superintendent of Schools
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Ronda Adkins Republican $2,000
Cheri Brodeur Republican $100
James Surrency Republican $11,650
Kevin Whitaker Republican $1,300

 

Tax Collector
Name Party Money raised
as of June 17
Michael McElroy Republican $4,350
Terry Trail Republican $5,735

 

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

About Gabriella Paul

Gabriella Paul is a reporter for WUFT. She can be reached at gabbympaul@ufl.edu.

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