The Green Papers: Florida 2020 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 18 August 2020
✓ General Election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Monday 23 March 2020 - Filing Deadline - Independent petitions.
Friday 24 April 2020 - Filing Deadline - Federal offices.
Tuesday 30 June 2020 - Filing deadline: Write-in candidates for President and Vice President.
Wednesday 15 July 2020 - Filing Deadline - Independent President.
Tuesday 18 August 2020 - Primary. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p EDT (1100-2300 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC). Relatively small portions of this state are in CT and so the vast majority of the polls are closed by the time indicated ET.
Tuesday 3 November 2020 - General Election. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p EST (1200-0000 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC). Relatively small portions of this state are in CT and so the vast majority of the polls are closed by the time indicated ET.
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 3)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:18,900,773 (6.10% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:29(5.39% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:27(6.21% of 435)
Capital:Tallahassee
 

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Florida State and Local Government

Florida 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


Uncontested races do not appear on the ballot.


Election Dates for 2020, Qualifying Information, and Candidate Tracking System from the Florida Department of State.

3 May 2019: The state Legislature sent SB 7066 to the Governor. Section 6. 100.061 would change to change the Primary election from 10 (25 August) to 11 weeks (18 August) before the General election.


18 August 2020 Primary results from a media source.

18 August 2020 Primary returns from the Florida Department of State.

3 November 2020 returns from the Florida Department of State.

 
           

President  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime. Electors: 29 (Winner-take-all), How Appointed, Meeting Place, Duly Appointed Presidential Electors, List of Presidential Candidates by State, List of Presidential Candidates.
Up for election in 2020
 Candidate list (7, 6 write-ins)
  Elected Republican 5,668,731 51.22% President Donald John Trump
for Vice President: Vice President Michael R. "Mike" Pence
(29 Electoral Votes)
FEC P80001571; 14 Oct 20; Tot $533,843,893; Dsb $509,522,430
  Candidate Democratic 5,297,045 47.86% former Vice President Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr.
for Vice President: California Senator Kamala D. Harris
FEC P80000722; 14 Oct 20; Tot $952,239,370; Dsb $790,193,383
  Candidate Libertarian 70,324 0.64% Jo Jorgensen
for Vice President: Jeremy "Spike" Cohen
FEC P00013524; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,944,057; Dsb $2,771,493
  Candidate Green 14,721 0.13% Howie Gresham Hawkins
for Vice President: Angela Nichole Walker
FEC P00012211; 14 Oct 20; Tot $463,084; Dsb $441,537
  Candidate Reform 5,966 0.05% Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, Jr.
for Vice President: Darcy G. Richardson
FEC P60016342; 30 Sep 20; Tot $14,220,080; Dsb $14,181,205
  Candidate Socialism and Liberation 5,712 0.05% Gloria Estela La Riva
for Vice President: Sunil Freeman
FEC P80005572; 14 Oct 20; Tot $40,662; Dsb $32,291
  Candidate Constitution 3,902 0.04% Don Blankenship
for Vice President: William Alan Mohr
FEC P00014209; 14 Oct 20; Tot $78,705; Dsb $74,505
  Candidate Write-in 854 0.01% Brian T. Carroll
for Vice President: Amar Patel
FEC P00013771
  Candidate Write-in 181 0.00% Jade Simmons
for Vice President: Melissa Nixon
FEC P00015537; 14 Oct 20; Tot $122,676; Dsb $70,278
  Candidate Write-in 9 0.00% Shawn W. Howard
for Vice President: Alyssa C. Howard
FEC P00011189; 30 Sep 20; Tot $3,135; Dsb $1,511
  Candidate Write-in 8 0.00% Kasey J. Wells
for Vice President: Rachel M. Wells
FEC P00007864; 14 Oct 20; Tot $10,625; Dsb $10,578
  Candidate Write-in 2 0.00% Angela Marie Walls-Windhauser
for Vice President: Charles Frederick Tolbert
  Candidate Write-in 1 0.00% Michael Arthur "Mike" Laboch
for Vice President: Raechelle Pope
FEC P00017293
Total 11,067,456 100.00%  

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Republican Senator  Richard L. "Rick" Scott
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (2)
  Candidate Democratic     Bernard Korn
FEC S0FL00635
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Richard L. "Rick" Scott
FEC S8FL00273

Class 3 Republican Senator  Marco Rubio
First elected: 2010; re-elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     Shantele Bennett
  Candidate Democratic     Josue Larose
FEC S2FL00441
  Candidate Republican     Piotr Blass
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Carlos Jose Barberena
FEC S2FL00433
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Grace Granda
FEC S2FL00425

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Ronald D. "Ron" DeSantis
First elected: 2018
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
The current Governor is unaffected by the State's term limit.
 Candidate list (4)
  Candidate Democratic     Richard P. Dembinsky
  Candidate Democratic     Amaro Lionheart
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Kyle "KC" Gibson
  Candidate No Party Affiliation     Mark B. Graham

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Elected on ticket with Governor

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Jeanette Nunez
First elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
14 Republican (11 Renominated, 2 Open, 1 Lost / No longer running);
13 Democratic (13 Renominated)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Matthew Louis "Matt" Gaetz, II
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 283,352 64.61% Member of Congress  Matthew Louis "Matt" Gaetz, II
FEC H6FL01119; 14 Oct 20; Tot $4,536,812; Dsb $3,784,226
  Candidate Democratic 149,172 34.01% Phillip Charles "Phil" Ehr
FEC H8FL01107; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,672,230; Dsb $1,471,245
  Candidate No Party Affiliation 6,038 1.38% Albert "Bert" Oram
FEC H0FL01153; 14 Oct 20; Tot $8,108; Dsb $7,170
Total 438,562 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Neal Patrick Dunn
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 ** Uncontested Race **
 Candidate list (1, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 305,337 97.86% Member of Congress  Neal Patrick Dunn
FEC H6FL02208; 14 Oct 20; Tot $603,155; Dsb $585,194
  Candidate Write-in 6,662 2.14% Kim O'Connor
FEC H4FL02013
Total 311,999 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  Theodore Scott "Ted" Yoho
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 10 December 2019: "I am announcing my retirement from Congress at the end of this session ... I will not seek re-election in the upcoming election."
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 223,075 57.14% Kat Cammack
FEC H0FL03175; 14 Oct 20; Tot $938,237; Dsb $840,269
  Candidate Democratic 167,326 42.86% Adam J. Christensen
FEC H0FL03183; 14 Oct 20; Tot $186,624; Dsb $133,350
Total 390,401 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  John H. Rutherford
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 308,497 61.10% Member of Congress  John H. Rutherford
FEC H6FL04105; 14 Oct 20; Tot $960,337; Dsb $961,928
  Candidate Democratic 196,423 38.90% Donna Deegan
FEC H0FL04157; 14 Oct 20; Tot $980,642; Dsb $760,077
  Candidate Write-in 20 0.00% Gary L. Koniz
FEC H0FL04116
Total 504,940 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Alfred "Al" Lawson, Jr.
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 219,463 65.13% Member of Congress  Alfred "Al" Lawson, Jr.
FEC H0FL02086; 14 Oct 20; Tot $816,966; Dsb $600,365
  Candidate Republican 117,510 34.87% Gary Adler
FEC H0FL05170; 14 Oct 20; Tot $114,574; Dsb $108,979
Total 336,973 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael "Mike" Waltz
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 2 write-ins) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 265,393 60.61% Member of Congress  Michael "Mike" Waltz
FEC H8FL06148; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,426,166; Dsb $1,601,365
  Candidate Democratic 172,305 39.35% Clint Curtis
FEC H0FL06103; 14 Oct 20; Tot $25,554; Dsb $18,250
  Candidate Write-in; (No Party Affiliation) 112 0.03% John Gerard "Gerry" Nolan
FEC H0FL06145; 14 Oct 20; Tot $4,908; Dsb $5,620
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic) 46 0.01% former Congressman  Alan Mark Grayson
Unsuccessful candidate for Congress: 2006; elected as a Democrat to Congress: 2008; unsuccessful candidate for reelection: 2010; elected as a Democrat to Congres: 2014; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate (did not run for re-election): 2016; unsuccessful candidate for nomination: 2018.

FEC H6FL08213; 14 Oct 20; Tot $93,090; Dsb $75,634
Total 437,856 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Stephanie Murphy
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 224,946 55.34% Member of Congress  Stephanie Murphy
FEC H6FL07140; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,872,649; Dsb $1,536,451
  Candidate Republican 175,750 43.24% Leonardo "Leo" Valentín
FEC H0FL07143; 14 Oct 20; Tot $910,841; Dsb $786,038
  Candidate No Party Affiliation 5,753 1.42% William R. "Bill" Garlington
FEC H0FL07192; 30 Sep 20; Tot $11,000; Dsb $0
Total 406,449 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  William "Bill" Posey
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 282,093 61.35% Member of Congress  William "Bill" Posey
FEC H8FL15107; 14 Oct 20; Tot $965,698; Dsb $911,984
  Candidate Democratic 177,695 38.65% Nassau County Legislator  James D. "Jim" Kennedy
FEC H0FL08224; 14 Oct 20; Tot $134,020; Dsb $129,191
Total 459,788 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Darren Soto
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 240,724 56.03% Member of Congress  Darren Soto
FEC H6FL09179; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,011,358; Dsb $770,773
  Candidate Republican 188,889 43.96% William Patrick "Bill" Olson
FEC H0FL09081; 14 Oct 20; Tot $355,427; Dsb $325,386
  Candidate Write-in 25 0.01% Clay Oliver Hill
FEC H6FL08197
Total 429,638 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Valdez "Val" Demings
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 239,434 63.61% Member of Congress  Valdez "Val" Demings
FEC H2FL08063; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,756,879; Dsb $1,059,827
  Candidate Republican 136,889 36.37% Vennia V. Francois
FEC H8FL07088; 14 Oct 20; Tot $312,866; Dsb $189,789
  Candidate Write-in 74 0.02% Sufiyah Yasmine
FEC H0FL10121
Total 376,397 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Daniel "Dan" Webster
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 316,979 66.72% Member of Congress  Daniel "Dan" Webster
FEC H0FL08208; 14 Oct 20; Tot $645,104; Dsb $534,092
  Candidate Democratic 158,094 33.28% Dana Maria Cottrell
FEC H8FL11130; 14 Oct 20; Tot $55,228; Dsb $47,924
Total 475,073 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 12
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Gus Michael Bilirakis
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 284,941 62.88% Member of Congress  Gus Michael Bilirakis
FEC H6FL09070; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,476,788; Dsb $1,209,292
  Candidate Democratic 168,194 37.12% Kimberly H. "Kim" Walker
FEC H6FL13197; 14 Oct 20; Tot $35,624; Dsb $20,056
Total 453,135 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 13
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Charlie Joseph Crist
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
Previously served as Governor (Republican): 2007-2011. Ran for, but lost, the contest for the Florida U.S. Senate Class 3 Seat in 2010 as "No Party Affiliation". First elected to the U.S. House (as a Democrat): 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 215,405 53.04% Member of Congress  Charlie Joseph Crist
FEC H6FL13205; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,674,578; Dsb $2,516,126
  Candidate Republican 190,713 46.96% Anna Paulina Luna
FEC H0FL13158; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,923,522; Dsb $2,462,616
  Candidate Write-in 7 0.00% Jacob Curnow
FEC H0FL13190
Total 406,125 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 14
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Katherine Anne "Kathy" Castor
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 224,240 60.26% Member of Congress  Katherine Anne "Kathy" Castor
FEC H6FL11126; 14 Oct 20; Tot $836,414; Dsb $1,008,245
  Candidate Republican 147,896 39.74% Christine Yvonne Quinn
FEC H6FL14112; 14 Oct 20; Tot $147,970; Dsb $126,297
Total 372,136 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 15
Seat up for regular election
Lost
Republican Member of Congress  Vincent Ross "Ross" Spano
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Lost Primary / No Longer Running
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 216,374 55.39% Lakeland City Commissioner  Scott Franklin
FEC H0FL15104; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,236,508; Dsb $1,145,035
  Candidate Democratic 174,297 44.61% Alan Michael Cohn
FEC H4FL15155; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,881,901; Dsb $1,643,301
Total 390,671 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 16
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Vernon "Vern" Buchanan
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2006
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 269,001 55.50% Member of Congress  Vernon "Vern" Buchanan
FEC H6FL13148; 14 Oct 20; Tot $3,320,069; Dsb $2,790,787
  Candidate Democratic 215,683 44.50% state Representative  Margaret Elizabeth Rowell Good
FEC H0FL16094; 14 Oct 20; Tot $3,110,476; Dsb $2,911,747
Total 484,684 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 17
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Greg W. Steube
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 266,514 64.63% Member of Congress  Greg W. Steube
FEC H8FL17053; 14 Oct 20; Tot $712,328; Dsb $550,194
  Candidate Democratic 140,487 34.07% Allen Ellison
FEC H0FL17159; 14 Oct 20; Tot $70,405; Dsb $49,002
  Candidate No Party Affiliation; (Democratic) 5,396 1.31% Theodore Andrew "Pink Tie" Murray
FEC H0FL17175; 14 Oct 20; Tot $0; Dsb $6
Total 412,397 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 18
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Brian Mast
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 253,286 56.32% Member of Congress  Brian Mast
FEC H6FL18097; 14 Oct 20; Tot $5,391,487; Dsb $4,445,278
  Candidate Democratic 186,674 41.51% Pamela M. "Pam" Keith
FEC H0FL18207; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,315,166; Dsb $1,210,410
  Candidate No Party Affiliation; (Republican) 9,760 2.17% Karl W. "KW" Miller
FEC H0FL18215; 22 Oct 20; Tot $0; Dsb $0
Total 449,720 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 19
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  Francis Rooney
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 19 October 2019: Will not run for a 3rd term.
 ** Open Seat (no incumbent) **
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 272,440 61.28% state Representative  Byron Donalds
FEC H0FL19205; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,493,826; Dsb $1,993,645
  Candidate Democratic 172,146 38.72% Cindy Lyn Banyai
FEC H0FL19106; 14 Oct 20; Tot $181,531; Dsb $173,481
  Candidate Write-in 3 0.00% Patrick Post
FEC H0FL19254
Total 444,589 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 20
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Alcee L. Hastings
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 1992
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated -

14 January 2019: Announced that he has pancreatic cancer.

 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 253,661 78.68% Member of Congress  Alcee L. Hastings
FEC H2FL23021; 14 Oct 20; Tot $577,886; Dsb $488,200
  Candidate Republican 68,748 21.32% Gregory Wayne "Greg" Musselwhite, Sr.
FEC H0FL20120; 14 Oct 20; Tot $27,578; Dsb $27,439
Total 322,409 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 21
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Lois J. Frankel
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3, 2 write-ins) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 237,925 59.02% Member of Congress  Lois J. Frankel
FEC H2FL14053; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,451,157; Dsb $1,107,784
  Candidate Republican 157,612 39.10% Laura Loomer
FEC H0FL21078; 14 Oct 20; Tot $2,048,751; Dsb $1,832,105
  Candidate No Party Affiliation 7,544 1.87% Charleston Malkemus
FEC H0FL21177; 14 Oct 20; Tot $15,102; Dsb $11,449
  Candidate Write-in 8 0.00% Sylvia Caravetta
FEC H0FL21185
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 4 0.00% Piotr Blass
FEC H8FL00026
Total 403,093 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 22
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Theodore Eliot "Ted" Deutch
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 13 April 2010 in a special election to fill the seat caused by the resignation of Member of Congress Robert Wexler.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 235,764 58.60% Member of Congress  Theodore Eliot "Ted" Deutch
FEC H0FL19080; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,272,782; Dsb $1,081,681
  Candidate Republican 166,553 41.40% James L. "Jim" Pruden
FEC H0FL22118; 14 Oct 20; Tot $271,321; Dsb $224,015
Total 402,317 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 23
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Debbie Wasserman Schultz
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 2 write-ins) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 221,239 58.19% Member of Congress  Debbie Wasserman Schultz
FEC H4FL20023; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,992,676; Dsb $1,818,174
  Candidate Republican 158,874 41.79% Carla A. Spalding
FEC H0FL23090; 14 Oct 20; Tot $841,787; Dsb $706,959
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 46 0.01% Jeffrey E. "Jeff" Olson
18 August 2020: Lost Primary. Now running as a write-in.

FEC H0FL22142
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 37 0.01% Demetrius "D.B." Fugate
18 August 2020: Lost Primary. Now running as a write-in.

FEC H0FL23116
Total 380,196 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 24
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Frederica S. Wilson
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3, 2 write-ins) - 117th Congress
  Elected Democratic 218,825 75.55% Member of Congress  Frederica S. Wilson
FEC H0FL17068; 14 Oct 20; Tot $367,826; Dsb $309,594
  Candidate Republican 59,084 20.40% Lavern Spicer
FEC H0FL24205; 14 Oct 20; Tot $35,983; Dsb $35,077
  Candidate No Party Affiliation; (Democratic) 11,703 4.04% Christine Alexandria Olivo
FEC H0FL23041; 14 Oct 20; Tot $23,124; Dsb $23,419
  Candidate Write-in 17 0.01% Howard W. Knepper
FEC H0FL24221
  Candidate Write-in 9 0.00% Hector Rivera
FEC H0FL24213
Total 289,638 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 25
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Mario Diaz-Balart
• Re-elected Tuesday 3 November 2020
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 ** Uncontested Race **
 Candidate list (1) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican     Member of Congress  Mario Diaz-Balart
FEC H2FL25018; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,471,800; Dsb $724,821

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 26
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Debbie Mucarsel-Powell
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 177,223 51.72% Miami-Dade County Mayor  Carlos A. Giménez
FEC H0FL26036; 14 Oct 20; Tot $1,962,153; Dsb $1,727,655
  Candidate Democratic 165,407 48.28% Member of Congress  Debbie Mucarsel-Powell
FEC H8FL26039; 14 Oct 20; Tot $6,250,142; Dsb $5,707,862
Total 342,630 100.00%  

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 27
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Donna Elvira Shalala
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Elected Republican 176,141 51.36% Maria Elvira Salazar
FEC H8FL27185; 14 Oct 20; Tot $3,144,208; Dsb $2,733,554
  Candidate Democratic 166,758 48.62% Member of Congress  Donna Elvira Shalala
FEC H8FL27193; 14 Oct 20; Tot $3,476,009; Dsb $2,872,842
  Candidate Write-in; (Republican) 76 0.02% Frank E. Polo, Sr.
FEC H0FL27067; 30 Sep 20; Tot $4,606; Dsb $4,662
Total 342,975 100.00%  

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Attorney General Ashley Moody
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Chief Financial Officer  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. The new office of Chief Financial Officer will replace both the Comptroller and Treasurer in Florida.

  Republican Chief Financial Officer  Jimmy Patronis
Appointed: 30 June 2017 [re: resignation of Jeff Atwater (Republican)]; first elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Democratic Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services  Nicole "Nikki" Heather Fried
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 14 incumbents, 34 candidates
  Republican: 20 incumbents, 35 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Constitution (affiliates): 1 candidate
  Green (affiliates): 1 candidate
  Libertarian: 1 candidate
  Reform (affiliates): 1 candidate
Other Third Parties
  Conservative USA
  Ecology Party of Florida
  Florida Whig
  Justice Party
  Socialism and Liberation: 1 candidate
  Peace And Freedom
  Socialist Workers Party
  Unity
Independents
  No Party Affiliation: 11 candidates
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Write-in: 21 candidates
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


Links Links to other web sites

Constitution   Links to State Constitutions
  http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?Mode=Constitution&Submenu=3&Tab=statutes
Election Authority
  Florida Department of State - Division of Elections
Legislature   Links to State Legislatures
  Florida House of Representatives
  Florida Senate
  The Florida Monitor Weekly Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability
Democratic
  Florida Democratic Party
Republican
  Republican Party of Florida
Third Party
  Conservative Party USA Florida
  Constitution Party of Florida
  Ecology Party of Florida
  Florida Whig Party
  Green Party of Florida
  Justice Party of Florida
  Libertarian Party of Florida
  Peace and Freedom Party of Florida
  Reform Party of Florida
  Reform Party of Florida
  Socialist Workers Party of Florida
  The Unity Party of Florida
Media & others
  Cedar Key Beacon
  Charlotte Sun-Herald - Charlotte Harbor
  Citrus County Chronicle - Crystal River
  Daytona Beach News-Journal
  El Nueve Herald - Miami
  Florida News Center
  Florida Politics (blog)
  Florida Today - Melborne, Merritt Island, Palm Bay, Titusville
  Gadsden County Times
  Gulfshore Business
  KeysNews.com - The Florida Keys
  Lake City Reporter
  Naples Daily News
  New Chief - The Ledger - Winter Haven - Lakeland
  New Times - Broward-Palm Beach
  News Leader - Fernandina Beach
  News-Sun - Avon Park - Lake Placid - Sebring
  Northwest Florida Daily News - Fort Walton Beach
  Orlando Sentinel
  Palatka Daily News
  Palm Beach Post
  Pensacola News Journal
  Politics1.com - Florida
  Sarasota Herald-Tribune
  Sayfie Review
  South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Broward - Palm Beach - Miami-Dade
  St. Augustine Record
  St. Petersburg Times
  Sunshine State News - Tallahassee
  Tallahassee Democrat
  Tampa Bay Times - St. Petersburg
  TC Palm - Treasure Coast - Palm Beach
  The Apalachicola Times
  The Beaches Leader - Jacksonville
  The Daily Commercial - Leesburg
  The Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville
  The Gainesville Sun
  The Ledger - Lakeland
  The News Herald - Panama City
  The News-Press - Fort Myers
  The Palm Beach Post
  The Westside Gazette - BlackPressUSA - Broward County
  WBBH TV - NBC - Fort Myers
  WCJB TV - ABC - Gainesville - Lake City - Ocala
  WCTV - CBS - Tallahassee
  WEAR TV - ABC - Pensacola
  WESH TV - NBC - Winter Park
  WFLA TV - NBC - Tampa
  WFOR TV - CBS - Miami - Fort Lauderdale
  WFTS TV - ABC - Tampa - St. Petersburg - Sarasota
  WFTV TV - ABC - Orlando
  WINK TV - CBS - Fort Myers
  WINK TV - CBS - Fort Myers
  WINZ AM - CC - Miami
  WJHG TV - NBC - Panama City
  WJXT TV - Jacksonville
  WJXX TV - ABC and WTLV TV - NBC - Jacksonville
  WKMG TV - CBS - Orlando
  WPBF TV - IBS - West Palm Beach
  WPTV TV - NBC - West Palm Beach
  WSCV-TV - Telemundo 51 - Miami - Ft. Lauderdale
  WSVN TV - FOX - Miami
  WTSP TV - CBS - Tampa
  WTVJ TV - NBC - Miramar
  WTVT TV - FOX - Tampa Bay
  WTXL TV - ABC - Tallahassee

 


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