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

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

Who is on the ballot in Suwannee 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
Suwannee County Commission: District 1
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Brooks Carroll
Republican $3,000
William Don Hale, Jr.
Democrat $4,850

 

Suwannee County Commission: District 3
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Cricinda (Cinda) Foster
Republican $600
Steven Daniel Kirby
Republican $2,862.08
Travis Land
Republican $7,400

 

Suwannee County Commission: District 5
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Ronnie Richardson
Republican  $9,235
Franklin White
Republican  $11,131.94

 

Suwannee County School Board: District 2
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Catherine Cason
Non-partisan $960
Jackie Cherry
Non-partisan $1,706.40
Norman Crawford
Non-partisan $1,657.83
Monica L Ford-Davis
Non-partisan $3,325

 

Suwannee County School Board: District 1
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Jerry Taylor
Non-partisan $50

 

Clerk of the Circuit Court 
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Barry A Baker
Republican $500

 

Property Appraiser
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Richard Lee (Ricky) Gamble
Republican $33,285
BeBe Roberson
Republican 26,775
Wade Dillon Thomas
Republican $47,100

 

Sheriff
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Shawn Hingson
Non-partisan $5,075
Fred S. Martin
$3,425
Samuel George (Sam) St. John
Republican $30,136.74

 

Supervisor of Elections
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Jennifer Musgrove Kinsey
Republican $1,300

 

Tax Collector
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Sharon W Jordan
Republican $300

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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