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SEIU Florida State Council 2018 Endorsements

By County: Statewide | Alachua / Putnam / Marion | Brevard / Indian River | Broward | Duval | Hillsborough | Miami-Dade | Monroe / Collier / Hendry | Orange / Osceola / Seminole | Palm Beach | Pasco / Polk | Pinellas | Sarasota / Manatee | Martin / St. Lucie | Volusia / Flagler / St. Johns / Lake

We strongly encourage you to support the following candidates for the 2018 elections:

Statewide

Early Voting Dates:

October 27 – November 3

Some counties offer additional early voting dates. Please check with your county supervisor of elections for exact dates, times and locations

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for dates, times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Alachua / Putnam / Marion

Early Voting Dates:

Alachua: October 22 – November 3
Marion: October 25 – November 3
Putnam: October 25 – November 3

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Florida Legislature

• Kayser Enneking, State Senator, District 8

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Brevard / Indian River

Early Voting Dates:

Brevard: October 27 - November 3
Indian River: October 22 - November 3

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Sanjay Patel, U.S. Representative, District 8

County, Municipal & Judicial

• Lamar Fisher, County Commissioner, District 4
• Tanner Channing Demmery, Broward County Court Judge, Group 9

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Broward

Early Voting Dates:

October 22 - November 4

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Governor & Florida Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Alcee Hastings, U.S. Representative, District 20
• Ted Deutch, U.S. Representative, District 22
• Debbie Wasserman Schultz, U.S. Representative, District 23

Florida Legislature

• Emma Collum, State Representative, District 93
• Michael Gottlieb, State Representative, District 98

County, Municipal & Judicial

• Lamar Fisher, County Commissioner, District 4
• Tanner channing Demmery, Broward County Court Judge, Group 9

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Duval

Early Voting Dates:

October 22 - November 4

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Florida Legislature

• Trayce Polson, State Representative, District 15

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Hillsborough

Early Voting Dates:

October 22 – November 4

Please check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations

Favor que se verifque los horarios y lugares con el/la supervisor/a de elecciones del condado.

U.S. Senate

Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

  • Andrew Gillum    Governor
  • Chris King    Lieutenant Governor
  • Sean Shaw    Attorney General
  • Jeremy Ring    Chief Financial Officer
  • Nikki Fried    Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Florida Legislature

  • Janet Cruz        State Senator, District 18
  • Kathy Lewis        State Senator, District 20
  • Dianne Hart        State Representative, District 61
  • Fentrice Driskell     State Representative, District 63

County & Municipal

  • Mariella Smith        County Commissioner, District 5
  • Kimberly Overman    County Commissioner, District 7
  • G. Greg Green        County Court Judge, Group 2
  • E. Michael Isaak         County Court Judge, Group 8
  • Robin Fuson        13th Judicial Circuit Judge, Group 25

Miami-Dade

Early Voting Dates:

October 22 – November 4

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Debbie Wasserman Schultz, U.S. Representative, District 23
• Mary Barzee Flores, U.S. Representative, District 25
• Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, U.S. Representative, District 26
• Donna Shalala, U.S. Representative, District 27

Florida Legislature

• David Perez, State Senator, District 36
• Annette Taddeo, State Senator, District 40
• Cindy Polo, State Representative, District 103
• Javier Estevez, State Representative, District 105
• Dottie Joseph, State Representative, District 108
• Nick Duran, State Representative, District 112
• Michael Grieco, State Representative, District 113
• Javier Fernandez, State Representative, District 114
• Jeffrey Soloman, State Representative, District 115
• Robert Asencio, State Representative, District 118

County, Municipal & Judicial

• Renee Gordon 11th Judicial Circuit Judge, Group 14

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Monroe / Collier / Hendry

Early Voting Dates:

Monroe: October 22 – November 3
Collier: October 25 – November 3
Hendry: October 22 - November 3

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Mary Barzee Flores, U.S. Representative, District 25
• Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, U.S. Representative, District 26

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Orange / Osceola / Seminole

Early Voting Dates:

Orange: October 22 - November 4
Osceola: October 26 - November 4
Seminole: October 22 - November 4

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Stephanie Murphy, U.S. Representative, District 7
• Sanjay Patel, U.S. Representative, District 8
• Darren Soto, U.S. Representative, District 9

Florida Legislature

• Barbara Cady, State Representative, District 42
• Geraldine Thompson, State Representative, District 44
•Anna Eskamani, State Representative, District 47
• Amy Mercado, State Representative, District 48
• Carlos Guillermo Smith State Representative, District 49

County, Municipal & Judicial

• Patricia Rumph, County Commissioner, District 2
• Mayra Uribe, Orange County Commissioner, District 3
• Maribel Gomez Cordero, Orange County Commissioner, District 4
• Johanna Lopez, School Board, District 2

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Palm Beach

Early Voting Dates:

October 22 - November 4

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Lauren Baer, U.S. Representative, District 18
• Alcee Hastings, U.S. Representative, District 20
• Lois Frankel, U.S. Representative, District 21
• Ted Deutch, U.S. Representative, District 22

Florida Legislature

• Robert Levy,  State Senator, District 25
• Ellen Baker, State Representative, District 85
• Matt Willhite, State Representative, District 86 
• David Silvers State Representative, District 87
• James Bonfiglio, State Representative, District 89

County, Municipal & Judicial

• Greg Weiss, County Commissioner, District 2
• Robert Weinroth, County Commissioner, District 4
• Allegra Fung, County Court Judge, Group 4
• Maxine Cheesman, Circuit Court Judge, Group 18
• Jim Gibbs, Northern Improvement District
•  Gregory Block, Northern Improvement District 
•  Joseph Anderson, Port of Palm Beach, Group 5

Constitutional Amendments & Ballot Initiatives

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

YES   Palm Beach County Referendum to Approve Ad Valorem Levy for School Safety, Teachers and Operational needs

Pasco / Polk

Early Voting Dates:

Pasco: October 24 – November 5
Polk: October 22 - November 3

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Darren Soto, U.S. Representative, District 9

Florida Legislature

• Amanda Murphy, State Senator, District 16
• Bob Doyel, State Senator, District 22

County & Municipal

• Brandi Geoit, Pasco County Commissioner, District 4
• Dustin Anderson, 6th Judicial Circuit Judge, Group 4
• Doneene Loar, 6th Judicial Circuit Judge, Group 36
• Evan Frayman, 6th Judicial Circuit Judge, Group 45

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Pinellas

Early Voting Dates:

October 22 - November 4

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Charlie Crist U.S. Representative, District 13

Florida Legislature

• Amanda Murphy, State Senator, District 16
• Lindsay Cross, State Senator, District 24
• Jennifer Webb, State Representative, District 69

County & Municipal

• Amy Kedron, County Commissioner, District 6
• Peggy O'Shea, School Board, District 3
• Matt Stewart, School Board, District 6
• Kent Compton, County Court Judge, Group 7

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Sarasota / Manatee

Early Voting Dates:

Sarasota: October 22 – November 4
Manatee: October 24 - November 3

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations.

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Florida Legislature

• Tracy Pratt, State Representative, District 71 
• Margaret Good, State Representative, District 72
• Tony Mowry, State Representative, District 74

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Martin / St. Lucie

Early Voting Dates:

St. Lucie: October 22 – November 4
Martin: October 27 - November 3

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Lauren Baer, U.S. Representative, District 18

Florida Legislature

• Robert Levy, State Senator, District 25

County & Municipal

• Nirlaine Smartt, Circuit Court Judge, 19th Circuit

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.

Volusia / Flagler / St. Johns / Lake

Early Voting Dates:

Volusia: October 27 - November 4
Flagler: October 22 - November 3
St. Johns: October 24 - November 4
Lake: October 25 - November 4

Click here to check with your county supervisor of elections for times and locations

U.S. Senate

• Bill Nelson

Florida Governor & Cabinet

• Andrew Gillum, Governor
• Chris King, Lieutenant Governor
• Sean Shaw, Attorney General
• Jeremy Ring, Chief Financial Officer
• Nikki Fried, Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services

U.S. House of Representatives

• Nancy Soderberg, U.S. Representative, District 6

Florida Legislature

• Bob Doyel, State Representative, District 22

Constitutional Amendments

YES Amendment 4 - Voting Restoration
NO Amendment 1 - Homestead Property Tax Exemption
NO Amendment 5 - Supermajority Vote Required to Raise State Taxes or Fees

These taxing issues put on the ballot by the legislature benefit the wealthy at the expense of hardworking Floridians resulting in fewer local services or higher local taxes.