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

Election day for the Union 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 Union County Supervisor of Elections office. For information on mail-in, or absentee ballots, click here.

Who is on the ballot in Union County?

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

Union County Commission: District 1
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Wayne Cox
Republican $100
Ryan Perez
Republican $50
Kimberly J. Shatto
Republican $100

 

Union County Commission: District 3
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
James “Jimmy” Tallman
Republican $50

 

Union County Commission: District 5
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Willie Croft
Republican  $50

 

Union County School Board: District 2
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Rebekah Elixson
Non-partisan $0
Russell Gordon
Non-partisan $50

 

Union County School Board: District 4
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Sondra Hun
Non-partisan $600
Becky Raulerson
Non-partisan $2,200

 

Union County Judge
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Mitchell Bishop
Non-partisan  $500

 

Clerk of the Circuit Court 
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Kellie Hendricks Connell
Republican $24,200
Regina Parrish
Republican $25,400

 

Property Appraiser
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Bruce Dukes
Republican $120

 

Sheriff
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Brad Whitehead
Republican $50

 

Supervisor of Elections
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Deborah Osborne
Republican $100

 

Tax Collector
Name Party Money raised
as of June 22
Lisa B Johnson
Republican $100

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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