District 1 primary elections candidates

August 1, 2012 

District 1 primary elections candidates

Name: Lawrence E. Bustle, Jr.

Age: 77

Residence: Palmetto

Previous elected office: Mayor of Palmetto, 2002-2008

Profession: Manatee County District 1 commissioner

Community service: Kiwanis Club of Bradenton, Community Coalition on Homelessness, Manatee County Veterans Council, Manatee School District Core Values EdVantage Committee, School Readiness Coalition (Early Learning Coalition), South Florida Museum Board, St. Mary's Episcopal Church Smart Guys Tutoring program

Family: Married, four grown children

Name: Nathaniel A. Leonard

Age: 36

Residence: Parrish

Previous elected office: None

Profession: Counterterrorism consultant, U.S. Army Reserve chaplain candidate

Community service: Royal Rangers instructor, coach children's basketball, volunteer feeding the homeless

Family: Married, four children

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