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Vote for the River: Candidate Survey Responses

Vote for the River: Candidate Survey Responses Blue Cypress Lake, headwaters of the St. Johns, impacted by pollution in June 2018. Statewide, Florida is suffering from years of reduced monitoring and enforcement of known pollution sources.

Florida primaries are on August 28, and the November 2018 General Election is right around the corner. It is important to elect candidates who support efforts to protect and restore the St. Johns River. More importantly, we need leaders who will make the river a priority, leading the charge to address and resolve the problems that impact the health of the St. Johns.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, St. Johns RIVERKEEPER does not endorse candidates. However, we believe having an educated and informed electorate is critical to taking action to best protect our river. We have asked every candidate running for US Senate, Florida Governor, Florida Senate and House within the watershed for a response to a survey about the most critical issues facing the St. Johns River and its tributaries.

Below are the survey responses we have received from the candidates, so far. We will update this page, as we receive more responses. The General Election is November 6, 2018.  

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US Senate

Bill Nelson (D) - Did not repond

Rick Scott (R) - Did not respond

Florida Governor

Andrew Gillum (D) - Did not respond

Ron DeSantis (R) - Did not respond

Florida Senate

District 4: Aaron Bean (R) - Did not respond

District 4: Billie Bussard (D)

District 4: Joanna Tavares (L) - Did not respond

District 8: Kayser Enneking (D)

District 8: Keith Perry (R) - Did not respond

District 12: Dennis Baxley (R) - Did not respond

District 12: Gary McKechnie (D) - Did not respond

District 14: Melissa Martin (D)

Florida House 

District 11: Cord Byrd (R)

District 11: Nathcelly Rohrbaugh (D) - Did not respond

District 12: Timothy Yost (D)

District 12: Clay Yarborough (R) - Did not respond

District 14: Kimberly Daniels (D) - Did not respond

District 15: Wyman Duggan (R) - Did not respond

District 15: Tracye Polson (D)

District 16: Ken Organes (D)

District 16: Jason Fischer (R) - Did not respond

District 17: Jaime Perkins (NPA)

District 17: Cyndi Stevenson (D)

District 19: Bobby Payne (R) - Did not respond

District 19: Paul Still (D)

District 21: Jason Haeseler (D) - Did not respond

District 22: Bernard Parker (D)

District 22: Charlie Stone (R) - Did not respond

District 23: Carl Griffin (D)

District 23: Stan McClain (R) - Did not respond

District 25: Joseph Hannoush (L)

District 25: Kathleen Tripp (D)

District 25: Tom Leek (R) - Did not respond

District 26: Katherine Fetterhoff (R) - Did not respond

District 26: Patrick Henry (D) - Did not respond

District 27: Carol Lawrence (D)

District 27: David Santiago (R) - Did not respond

District 28: Lee Mangold (D) - Did not respond

District 28: David Smith (R) - Did not respond

District 29: Tracey Kagan (D) - Did not respond

District 29: Scott Plakon (R) - Did not respond

District 30: Bob Cortes (R) - Did not respond

District 30: Joy Goff-Marcil (D) - Did not respond

District 31: Debra Kaplan (D)

District 31: Jennifer Sullivan (R) - Did not respond

District 32: Cynthia Brown (D) - Did not respond

District 32: Anthony Sabatini (R) - Did not respond

District 44: Robert Olszewski (R) - Did not respond

District 44: Geraldine Thompson (D) - Did not respond

District 46: Bruce Atone (D) - Did not respond

District 47: Anna Eskamani (D)

District 47: Stockton Reeves (R) - Did not respond

District 49: Ben Griffin (R) - Did not respond

District 49: Carlos Smith (D) - Did not respond

District 50: Pam Dirschka (D) - Did not respond

District 50: Rene Plasencia (R) - Did not respond

District 51: Mike Blake (D) - Did not respond

District 51: Tyler Siriois (R) - Did not respond

District 52: Seeta Begui (D)

District 53: Randy Fine (R) - Did not respond

District 53: Phil Moore (D)

District 54: Erin Grall (R) - Did not respond

District 54: Nicole Haagenson (D) - Did not respond

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