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2016 Florida Election Endorsements

Statewide Races | Statewide Amendments

By County: Miami-Dade | Broward | Palm | Orange - Lake - Seminole | Pinellas | Hillsborough | Osceola | Pasco - Polk | Sarasota & Manatee | North Florida

The candidates below have been endorsed by 1199SEIU Florida State Council for the 2016 Election.

Union members from the various locals that belong to 1199SEIU Florida State Council studied voting records, conducted face to face interviews, and reviewed answers to questionnaires before recommending these candidates who have pledged to support working families.

Endorsements were not issued for all races.

We strongly encourage you to support the following candidates for the 2016 Election at the statewide and local level:

Election Day Victories

U.S. Senate Candidate
CD 5 Al Lawson
CD 7 Stephanie Murphy
CD 9 Darren Soto
CD 10 Val Demings
CD 13 Charlie Crist
CD 14 Kathy Castor
CD 20 Alcee Hastings
CD 21 Lois Frankel
CD 22 Ted Deutch
CD 23 Debbie Wasserman
CD 27 Ileana Ros Lehtinen
SD 11 Randolph Bracy
SD 13 Linda Stewart
SD 15 Victor Torres
SD 19 Darryl Rouson
SD 30 Bobby Powell
SD 34 Gary Farmer
SD 36 Rene Garcia
SD 39 Anitere Flores
HD 8 Ramon Alexander
HD 9 Loranne Ausley
HD 13 Tracie Davis
HD 43 John Cortes
HD 48 Amy Mercado
HD 49 Carlos Guillermo Smith
HD 68 Ben Diamond
HD 86 Matt Willhite
HD 90 Lori Berman
HD 112 Nick Duran
HD 113 David Richardson
HD 114 Daisy Baez
HD 118 Robert Ascencio
Amendment 1 - Solar Energy No
Amendment 2 - Medical Marijuana Yes

Municipal Elections

Race Candidate
Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenex
Miami Dade
Circuit Judge
Group 52
Oscar Rodroguez Fonts
Miami Dade
Circuit Judge
Group 52
Carol Breece
Miami charter amendment
Strengthen police investigative review board
Yes
Broward County Commission 3 Michael Udine
Broward County Commission 5 Steve Geller
Broward County Commission 9 Dale Holness
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel
Lauderdale Lakes Mayor Hazelle Rogers
Lauderdale Lakes
City Commission 4
Sandra Davey
Palm Beach County Commission 3 Yes
State Attorney
13th Judicial Circuit
Hillsborough
Andrew Warren
Hillsborough County Clerk of Court Pat Frank
Pinellas County Commission 3 Charlie Justice
Pinellas County School Board 1 Joanne Lentino
Pinellas County School Board 5 Carol Cook
Dunedin Mayor Julie Bujalski
Half penny sales tax for school operating expenses Yes
Orange County Commission 5 Emily Bonilla
State Attorney
13th Judicial Circuit
Orange/Osceola
Aramis Ayala
Lake County School Board 4 Sandy Gamble

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