Candidates for office in Manatee County (contested races)

June 3, 2012 

Candidates for office in Manatee County (contested races)

County Commission, District 1

Lawrence E. Bustle, Jr., incumbent, Republican

Nathaniel A. Leonard, Republican

Corie M. Holmes, Democrat

County Commission, District 5

Frank Archino, Democrat

James T. Golden, Democrat

Vanessa Baugh, Republican

John Colon, Republican

County Commission, District 7 (at large)

Betsy Benac, Republican

Joe McClash, incumbent, Republican

Manatee County School Board, District 2 (nonpartisan)

William S. Chaltis

Dave "Watchdog" Miner

Robert Moates

Manatee County School Board, District 4 (nonpartisan)

Robert "Bob" Gause

Linda Schaich


Alphonso Scott Junious, no party affiliation

W. Brad Steube, incumbent, Republican

William J. Waldron, Republican

Supervisor of Elections

Edward A. Bailey, Republican

Richard G. Bedford, Republican

Michael S. Bennett, Republican

Eric R. Hanson, Republican

Rodney "Smokey" Smithley, Republican

Jane W. von Hahmann, Republican

Charles N. Williams, Jr., Democrat

-- Source: Manatee CountySupervisor of Elections website

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