Tag: qualify for ballot

Scott PowersMay 21, 2018

Democrat Debra Kaplan has qualified by petition for the ballot in the House District 31 race in western Orange and northern Lake counties. Kaplan, a business consultant and former journalist from Eustis, had 1,129 petition signatures verified, exceeding the 1,123 she needed to get on the ballot. She faces two-term Republican state Rep. Jennifer Sullivan […]

Scott PowersMay 15, 2018

Democratic Florida House candidate Darryl Block has qualified for the ballot in his quest to be elected in House District 29. The Florida Secretary of State’s office notes that Block, a lawyer from Lake Mary, has delivered 1,101 valid petition signatures, one more than he needed to qualify. He aims to take on Republican incumbent […]

Drew WilsonApril 30, 2018

Pasco County Republican Ardian Zika announced Monday that his House District 37 campaign had gathered enough signatures to make the ballot by petition. The campaign said it has collected and submitted 1,225 petitions, which equates to 1 percent of the voter registration in HD 37. Qualifying by petition allows candidates to avoid paying a fee […]

Scott PowersJanuary 3, 2018

Republican Tyler Sirois has become the first candidate to qualify to run in Florida’s House District 51 in Brevard County, getting 1,202 petition signatures validated for the election. Sirois, of Merritt Island, needed 1,160 valid signatures in his quest to succeed term-limited Republican Tom Goodson of Rockledge. The Brevard County Supervisor of Elections validated Sirois’s […]


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