Watermark’s 2014 General Election recommendations for Tampa Bay

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Governor: Charlie Crist (D)

Attorney General: George Sheldon (D)

CFO: Jeff Atwater (R)

Commissioner of Agriculture: Adam Putnam (R)

US HOUSE
District 11: Richard Nugent
District 13: Lucas Overby, a Libertarian, is a long-time supporter of LGBT rights. The 29 year old father is a Pinellas County native, was active in his local GSA while still in high school and continues to fight for marriage equality. He is socially liberal while financially conservative. His goal is to finalize marriage equality so he can focus on the future health of the state.

District 15: Alan Cohn (D)
District 16: Joe Newman (WRI)
District 17: Will Bronson (D)

FLORIDA SENATE
Senate District 20: Jack Latvala (R)
Senate District 22: Judithanne McLauchlan (D)
Senate District 24: Brandon Thebeau (WRI)

FLORIDA HOUSE
District 58: Daniel Raulerson
District 59: Donna Fore (D)
District 61: Edwin Narain (D)
District 63: Mark Danish (D)
District 64: Miriam Steinberg (R)
District 65: Carl Zimmermann (D)
District 66: Lorena Grizzle (D)
District 67: Steve Sarnoff (D)
District 68: Dwight Dudley (D)
District 69: Scott Orsini (D)
District 70: Darryl Rouson (D)
District 72: Ray Pilon (R)
District 74: Shiloh Turner

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
District 2: Sally Harris
District 4: Melissa Snively
District 6: April Griffin

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY COMMISSION
District 2: Elizabeth Belcher (D)
District 7: Pat Kemp (D)

PINELLAS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
District 4: Beverly Biliris
District 7: Rene Flowers (NPA)

PINELLAS COUNTY COMMISSION
District 2: Pat Gerard is the former mayor of the City of Largo and is the right choice for the Pinellas County Commission. She has long-been a voice for equality and was one of only a few who stood up for Susan Stanton when she came out as transgender while still serving as that city’s manager. Gerard has been a staple at Pride events and has spoken on equality at every opportunity.
District 4: Carl Folkman

LARGO CITY COMMISSIONER
District 1: Michael Smith
District 2: Samantha Fenger
District 5: Donna Holck
District 6: John Carroll

FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
Yes on Amendment 1
Yes on Amendment 2
No on Amendment 3

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