Our recommendations to voters

For state and local offices:

U.S. Senate – Bill Nelson

Representative in Congress (#16) – David Shapiro

Representative in Congress (#17) – Allen Ellison (replacing the late April Freeman)

Governor – Andrew Gillum

Attorney General – Sean Shaw

Chief Financial Officer – Jeremy Ring

Commissioner of Agriculture – Nicole “Nikki” Fried

State Senate (#23) – Faith Olivia Babis

State Representative (#71) – Tracy B. Pratt

State Representative (#72) – Margaret Good

State Representative (#73) – Liv Coleman

State Representative (#74) – Tony Mowry

Board of County Commissioners (#2) – Ruta Maria Jouniari

Board of County Commissioners (#4) – Wesley Anne Beggs

State Constitutional Amendments:

No. 1: Increased Homestead Property Tax Exemption – NO

No. 2: Limitations on Property Tax Assessments – YES

No. 3: Voter Control of Gambling in Florida – NO

No. 4: Voting Restoration Amendment – YES

No. 5: Supermajority Vote Required to Impose, Authorize or Raise State Taxes or Fees – NO

No. 6: Rights of Crime Victims; Judges – NO

No. 7: First Responder and Military Member Survivor Benefits; Public Colleges and Universities – NO

No. 8: Ruled intentionally misleading by the Florida Supreme Court and removed from the ballot

No. 9: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces – NO

No. 10: State and Local Government Structure and Operation – NO

No. 11: Property Rights; Removal of Obsolete Provision; Criminal Statutes – YES

No. 12: Lobbying and Abuse of Office by Public Officers – NO

No. 13: Ends Dog Racing – NO

County and Municipal Charter Amendments:

County Bond Referendum for Legacy Trail extension – YES

Process for Citizen Initiated Petitions for Charter Amendments to be Placed on the General Election – NO

Charter Review Board Charter Amendment Proposals to be Placed on Next General Election Only – NO

Charter Amendment to Reacquire and Retain Siesta Key Beach Road as Public Right of Way – NO

Charter Amendment to Preserve County-Owned Parks, Preserves, Beach and Water Access and Waterfront Vistas – NO

Sarasota County Charter Amendment to Change County Commission Elections to Single-Member Districts – YES

City of Sarasota Charter Amendment: Change in Date of Election of City Commissioners – YES