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Candidates For 2018 Election Cycle

State and Federal Announced/Qualified Candidates

Office Candidate Name (Party)              Status
Board of County Commissioners, District 2 - At Large Doreen Caudell (REP) Announced
Board of County Commissioners, District 2 - At Large Patricia "Pat" Gerard (DEM) Announced 
Board of County Commissioners, District 6 - Single Member  Larry Ahern (REP) ​​  Announced
Board of County Commissioners, District 6 - Single Member Barb Haselden (REP) Announced
Board of County Commissioners, District 6 - Single Member Kathleen Peters (REP) Announced
School Board Member, District 2 - At Large                         Jeff Larsen (NP) ​ Announced
School Board Member, District 2 - At Large    David H. Schneck (NP) Announced
School Board Member, District 3 - At Large
Nicole Carr (NP)
Announced
School Board Member, District 3 - At Large  Carl Zimmermann (NP)  Announced
School Board Member, District 7 - Single Member Shyla Sams (NP) Announced
East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District, Seat 2 Tom McKone (NP)
Announced 
East Lake Tarpon Special Fire Control District, Seat 2 Tom McQueen (NP) Announced 


Information on the individual Announced Candidate pages is provided by
the candidates, so the format may vary. County candidates may also post biographical information on their individual pages 
in the 
Candidate Contributions and Expenditures and Qualifying Forms section of the website. 

 

Term Definition
Announced  Candidate has filed a Statement of Candidate form and an Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and
Designation of Campaign Depository for Candidates form, but has not filed a Candidate Oath or a Financial
Disclosure Form, which must be filed during the designated qualifying period for the office sought.  
Qualified Candidate has filed the appropriate Candidate Oath and Financial Disclosure Form during the designated
candidate qualifying period for the office sought, and has either paid the required qualifying fee or submitted the
required number of valid candidate petitions.
Unopposed Candidate has qualified and faces no opposition for the office sought and will be elected without
appearing on a ballot.
Inactive Candidate has decided not to run for office, but never filed qualifying papers and has filed a Termination
Report (Campaign Treasurer's Report reflecting the disposition of funds).
Withdrawn Candidate has decided not to run for office after filing qualifying papers and has filed a Termination
Report (Campaign Treasurer's Report reflecting the disposition of funds).
Runoff  In a nonpartisan race, if no candidate receives more than 50%, the two candidates with the most votes face a
runoff election on the General Election ballot.
Write-In (WRI) Candidate who has qualified as a Write-In is not required to pay a qualifying fee or submit candidate
petitions. The candidate's name will not appear on the ballot, however a space will be provided to write in the
candidate's name.