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

Election day for the Levy 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 and a map of the precincts 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 or by printing and mailing this physical registration form to the Levy County Supervisor of Elections office. For information on mail-in, or absentee ballots, click here.

Who is on the ballot in Levy County?

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

Levy County Commission: District 1
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
John Meeks
Republican $2,502.10

 

Levy County Commission: District 3
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Mike Joyner
Republican $5,750

 

Levy County Commission: District 5
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Matt Brooks
Republican  $100

 

Levy County School Board: District 2
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
David Benton
Non-partisan $0
Paula Lessard
Non-partisan $50

 

Levy County School Board: District 4
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Joshua Berry
Non-partisan $0
Jay Bushnell
Non-partisan $0

 

Clerk of the Circuit Court 
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Danny Shipp
Republican $100

 

Property Appraiser
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Osborn “Oz” Barke
Republican $120

 

Sheriff
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Bobby McCallum
Republican $300

 

Supervisor of Elections
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Tammy Jones
Republican $400

 

Tax Collector
Name Party Money raised
as of June 18
Michele Langford
Republican $12,650
Sabrina Sheppard
Republican $2,550

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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