Its election time again

400-ELECTRONIC-VOTINGThe Special Primary Election for Florida Senate District 6, Florida House District 17 and District 24, will be held on January 27, 2015. The Special General Election will be held on April 7, 2015 and candidates are already lining up for the high stakes game of musical chairs precipitated by Florida Senator John Thrasher’s decision to resign his newly re-elected seat to accept the position as President of Florida State University.

Candidates for any of the three seats may qualify to appear on the ballot for the Special Election with the Florida Division of Elections between 8:00 a.m., December 1, 2014, and Noon, December 2, 2014.

To qualify by petition for the Senate District 6 seat, candidates must submit 881 valid signatures, or pay a qualifying fee of $1,781.82 to run with party affiliation, or pay $1,187.88 to run without Party Affiliation.

To qualify by petition for one of the House seats, candidates must submit 337 valid signatures (295 for District 24), or pay a qualifying fee of $1,781.82 to run with party affiliation, or pay $1,187.88 to run without Party Affiliation.

As of today, this is how the races are shaping up:

State Senator

District Candidate Status
6 CoxDavid  (DEM) Active
  HutsonTravis  (REP) Active
  RenuartRonald “Doc” (REP) Active

 

State Representative

District Candidate Status
17 BoczekMary Anne (NPA) Active
  CapraJohn R. (REP) Active
  DavisMichael Alan (REP) Active
  StevensonCyndi  (REP) Active
24 AndersonDanielle Avril (REP) Active
  HolleyHoward  (REP) Active
  McNeeleySheamus John (REP) Active
  MorleyAdam  (DEM) Active
  RennerPaul  (REP) Active
  SanchezRonald F. (REP) Active