Property Appraiser Charles Hackney files for re-election in 2016

MANATEE -- Manatee County Property Appraiser Charles Hackney has filed for re-election in 2016.

Hackney, a Republican, filed for candidacy on Wednesday.

According to the property appraiser's website, Hackney was elected to the position in 1992 and brought more than 20 years of professional real estate appraisal experience to the office.

"Charlie has committed himself to running the Property Appraiser's Office as efficiently and in as cost effective a manner as possible in order to save taxpayers' money while at the same time providing the best possible quality service to our citizens," the website reads.