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Our Government Affairs Committee put together a series of questions for the Candidate's Running for office.   The Charlotte County Chamber does not endorse any candidate, our goal is to provide information to help voters make informed decisions.  Their responses are below.

We invite you to attend our Candidate's Forum on Wednesday, July 20 at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center beginning at 7:45 a.m. to meet candidates in attendance.  The event will conclude by 9:00 a.m.

Election Dates

Charlotte County Commission Candidates

County Commissioner Dist. 2

County Commissioner Dist. 2

County Commissioner Dist. 2

County Commissioner Dist. 4

County Commissioner Dist. 4

County Commissioner Dist. 4

Christopher Constance (REP)

Jaha Cummings (REP)

David Kalin, Jr. (REP)

Stephen R. Deutsch (REP)

Mark "Gunny" Stevens (REP)

Tom Sullivan (REP)

Charlotte County School Board Candidates

School Board Dist. 1

School Board Dist. 4

School Board Dist. 4

Cara Reynolds (NP) (Running Unopposed)

James Barber (NP)

John LeClair (NP)

Charlotte County Airport Authority Candidates

Airport Authority Dist. 2

Airport Authority Dist. 2

Airport Authority Dist. 4

Eric Bretan (REP)

Robert Hancik (REP)

Kathleen Coppola (REP) (Running Unopposed)

Punta Gorda City Council Candidates

District 1

District 2

District 2

District 4

Donna Peterman (Running Unopposed)

William Dryburgh

Rachel Keesling

Lynne Matthews (Running Unopposed)

Running Unopposed

Running Unopposed

State Attorney (Charlotte County)

State Attorney - Circuit 20

Amira Fox (REP) (Running Unopposed)

Running Unopposed

United States Representative (Charlotte County)

District 17

District 17

District 17

Andrea Kale (DEM)

Theodore Murray (NP)

Greg Steube (REP)

No Response

No Response

No Response

State Senator (Charlotte County)

District 27

District 27

Ben Albritton, Jr. (REP)

Christopher Proia (DEM)

No Response

No Response

State Representative (Charlotte County)

District 75

District 76

Michael Grant (REP) (Running Unopposed)

Spencer Roach (REP) (Running Unopposed)

Running Unopposed

Running Unopposed