2020 Election

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Your Hometown! guide to the 2020 elections

Stay up-to-date on candidates, events and issues

Open seats, incumbents and challengers for 2020

We’ll update our candidates list and profiles as candidates file with the Supervisor of Elections.
We’ve included incumbents here for the moment, as many will likely run again.

Names with asterisk (*) have not yet filed to run.

Not all candidates have completed Hometown’s Candidate Profile.
We are seeking 100% participation so voters can learn more about all the candidates on their ballots.

U.S. & STATE

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
Florida Congressional District 26

Omar Blanco (R)
Carlos Gimenez (R)
Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D), Incumbent
Juan Ramon Antonio Paredes (D)
Irina Vilarino (R)
STATE SENATOR – District 39
(Open Seat)

Javier Fernandez (D)
Daniel Horton-Diaz (D)
Ana Maria Rodriguez (R)
STATE REPRESENTATIVE – District 120
(Open Seat)
Clint Barras (D)
Rhonda Rebman Lopez (R)
James Vernon Mooney Jr (R)
Alexandria Suarez (R)

County Commissioners

DISTRICT 1
Craig Cates (R)
Danise “DeeDee" Henriquez (D)
DISTRICT 3
Heather Carruthers (D) (Incumbent)
Eddie Martinez (R)
DISTRICT 5
* Sylvia Murphy (R) (Incumbent)
Mike Forster (R)
Robby Majeska (R)
Jose Peixoto (R)

Constitutional Officers

CLERK OF COURT
Kevin Madok (R) (Incumbent)
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
R. Joyce Griffin (D) (Incumbent)
TAX COLLECTOR
Aileen Galvan (D)
Sam Steele (R)
SHERIFF
Rick Ramsay (R) (Incumbent)
PROPERTY APPRAISER
Scott Russell (R) (Incumbent)

School Board

DISTRICT 2
Andy Griffiths (Incumbent)
DISTRICT 3
* Mindy Conn (Incumbent)

Mosquito Control

DISTRICT 1
Jill Cranney-Gage (R) (Incumbent)
DISTRICT 3
Brandon Pinder (R) (Incumbent)
DISTRICT 4
Stan Zuba (D) (Incumbent)

Judges & Court

STATE ATTORNEY
Donald Barrett (D)
Mark Kohl (R)
Dennis Ward (R) (Incumbent)
PUBLIC DEFENDER
Robert Lockwood (R) (Incumbent)
CIRCUIT JUDGE 1
Mark Jones (Incumbent)
CIRCUIT JUDGE 3
Luis Garcia (Incumbent)
CIRCUIT JUDGE 4
Bonnie Helms (Incumbent)
COUNTY JUDGE 2
Mark Wilson (incumbent)

Key West Mayor and Commission

KEY WEST MAYOR
* Teri Johnston (Incumbent)
Mark Rossi
CITY COMMISSION SEAT 1
* Jimmy Weekley (Incumbent)
CITY COMMISSION SEAT 3
Billy Wardlow (Incumbent)
CITY COMMISSION SEAT 6
* Clayton Lopez (Incumbent)

Utility Board

SEAT C (Key West) ^
* Peter Batty Sr and Tim Root * (Incumbents)
SEAT E (Lower Keys)
open
Pat Labrada

^ The two seats currently held by Peter Batty Sr and Tim Root will be split:  1 seat in Key West (Seat C) and one seat (Seat E) to a new representative from the Lower Keys (open).

Call for Candidates

Calling all those who have filed to run or considering a run to Hometown’s CALL for CANDIDATES. It’s the kick-off to the campaign season! Incumbents and candidates, declared, potential, and possible, will introduce themselves and make short presentations. Candidates are encouraged to bring with them petitions for voters to sign, campaign literature, buttons, T-shirts and other items relating to their campaign. Attendance is free. Light appetizers (while they last) and cash bar.

Voter Resource Guide

Hometown's resource guide with links to the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections, provides extensive tools to help you register, get a mail-in ballot, review finance reports and answer your questions.