Primary Election Voter Guide

Leon County, Florida

August 24, 2010

 
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Voters' Guide

Leon County, Florida


VOTE — November 6, 2012

         What's On My Ballot?                           Where Do I Vote?                                       What's My District?
            
                  How Do I Vote?                         Required ID?                             Report or Resolve Voting Concerns

Constitutional Amendments

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PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT




REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS 
2nd CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Steve Southerland (REP)



STATE ATTORNEY
2nd JUDICIAL CIRCUIT



STATE SENATOR
DISTRICT 3



STATE REPRESENTATIVE
7th HOUSE DISTRICT
Halsey Beshears  (REP)



STATE REPRESENTATIVE
9th HOUSE DISTRICT 



SHERIFF
Larry Campbell (DEM)
Lisa Sprague (NPA)





SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS



JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT 
Shall Justice R. Fred Lewis of the Supreme Court be retained in office?  Yes or No 
Shall Justice Barbara J. Pariente of the Supreme Court be retained in office?  Yes or No
Shall Justice Peggy A. Quince of the Supreme Court be retained in office?  Yes or No



DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL
Shall Judge Simone Marstiller of the First District Court of Appeal be retained in office?  Yes or No
Shall Judge Stephanie Ray of the First District Court of Appeal be retained in office?  Yes or No
Shall Judge Ron Swanson of the First District Court of Appeal be retained in office?  Yes or No
Shall Judge Brad Thomas of the First District Court of Appeal be retained in office?  Yes or No



CIRCUIT JUDGE, 2nd CIRCUIT
GROUP 2

Barbara Hobbs  
Josefina M. Tamayo




COUNTY COMMISSION
AT LARGE, GROUP 1

Akin Akinyemi 

Mary Ann Lindley



COUNTY COMMISSION
DISTRICT 2




CITY COMMISSION



LEON SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION 
DISTRICT 1 SUPERVISOR



LEON SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION 
DISTRICT 3 SUPERVISOR
Phyllis Basch Smith



LEON SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION 
DISTRICT 5
Blas J. Gomez



REFERENDUM REGARDING LEVY OF SALES SURTAX 
BY SCHOOL BOARD TO FINANCE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES
Shall a one-half cent discretionary sales surtax 
be levied in Leon County for a period of 15  
years, beginning January 1, 2013, to finance
education facilities, including construction, 
reconstruction, retrofitting, renovation, 
remodeling, land acquisition and improvement
and the purchase of technology equipment, 
hardware and software for the Leon County
School District, which level will extend the 
existing one-half cent discretionary sales 
surtax that expires December 31, 2012?

Yes = For the 1/2% (0.5 cents) tax

No  = Against the 1/2% (0.5 cents) tax




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About VOTE411LEON.org

To help voters gain easy access to information they need to make a more informed choice on election day, volunteer members of the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee have created this impartial, non-partisan Online Guide available at VOTE411LEON.org.


                                     "Whether it's 2 a.m., 2 weeks or 20 minutes before you go to vote, VOTE411LEON.org has the  Election Information You Need."

All candidates running in Leon county, including judges, are included;  the General Election voter guide coming soon to VOTE411LEON.org will also contain pros and cons on the constitutional amendments;  these constitutional ballot initiatives will appear on your November 6th General Election ballot.  

Because  VOTE411LEON.org is impartial and non-partisan, you will feel good about emailing all the voters you know to tell them about VOTE411LEON.org—colleagues, friends, and family members will all appreciate knowing that this valuable online election tool is available to them.   

Please send the League of Women Voters of Tallahassee your comments and ideas for how our Voter Guide Committee can make our VOTE411LEON.org online voter guide better and easier to use.  Please send to rdsager@comcast.net or call (850) 309-3005.

THANK YOU!

MORE ABOUT VOTE411LEON.org:
From VOTE411LEON.org, voters can link to see "What's on my ballot?", learn "Where do I vote?",  and "What's my district?"  Voters can find their polling place, learn when and how to cast a ballot, and read how to contact the Supervisor of Elections for immediate assistance on Election Day, such as to report or resolve questions or problems with voting.

Each candidate's page includes:
• brief job description and salary for office sought
• candidate's biography
• candidate's campaign contact information with live link to their campaign website
• responses to questions revealing candidate's priorities and values on issues of immediate public concern
• link to view candidate's campaign contributions
• link to candidate's 3 minute video messages (recorded at WFSU's Bandwagon on August 1st & 2nd)
• link to Tallahassee Bar judicial polls results  (for judicial candidates only)

VOTE411LEON.org will continually be updated with the latest, accurate information.    



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