Some things you should know about 2014 elections in Florida may help you receive and circulate pertinent information that will assist in the decisions as to who leads and how they lead our State.
The Florida Division of Elections sets the tone and provides the follow through for each county’s Supervisor of Elections to have uniformity of procedures. Along the Treasure Coast the Supervisors of Elections are:
· Indian River County (www.voteindianriver.com) Leslie Rossway Swan, Vero Beach
· St. Lucie County (www.slcelections.com) Gertrude Walker, Fort Pierce
· Martin County (www.martinvotes.com) Vicki Davis, Stuart
· Palm Beach County (www.pbcelections.org) Susan Bucher, West Palm Beach
Florida has 67 counties and each with a County Supervisor of Elections. The websites provided by the supervisors enables Florida voters to use a wealth of information from how to register to vote, your precinct location, voters’ rights and privileges, candidate information, qualification etc., data, stats and much much more in the process of electing our public officials locally, statewide and nationally. Links to the Florida Division of Elections are available on the County Supervisor of Elections website which connects the county to the state level with links of interest to the federal government for information.
In the 2014 gubernatorial race to date in the state of Florida, there are 27 candidates listed on the Florida Division of Elections website with the status of “Active”. There is included of course, the incumbent Rick Scott and the former governor, Charlie Crist. All total by parties there are 7- REP, 6- DEM, 10- NPA, 1- INT, 2-LPF, 1-SPF; if you are unfamiliar with some of the abbreviations go to Party (Political) Information for the listing of major and minor parties for an understanding and/or appreciation for the views they stand for and represent.