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Pinellas County 2016 Qualifying Candidates

Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections

The Following is a list of candidates who have qualified in Pinellas County for the 2016 election cycle. The partisan races include party affiliation.  

For a list of state house and senate candidates, click here

Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller

  • Ken Burke, REP


  • Bob Gualtieri, REP
  • James McLynas, NPA
  • Greg S. Pound, Write-in 

Property Appraiser        

  • James C. "Jim" Frishe, REP
  • Mike Twitty, REP
  • Joseph John Catalano, Write-in

Tax Collector

  • Charles W. Thomas, REP

Supervisor of Elections

  • Deborah Clark, REP

Board of County Commissioners, District 1 - At Large      

  • Janet C. Long, DEM

Board of County Commissioners, District 3 - At Large

  • Mike Mikurak, REP
  • Charlie Justice, DEM

Board of County Commissioners, District 5 - Single Member        

  • Karen Seel, REP

Board of County Commissioners, District 7 - Single Member        

  • Kenneth T. Welch, DEM

County Judge Group 1

  • John D. Carballo

County Judge Group 4  

  • Holly T. Grissinger

County Judge Group 6  

  • Paul Levine

County Judge Group 8  

  • Dora Komninos
  • Curtis "CK" Korsko

County Judge Group 9

  • Dwight Dudley
  • Myriam Irizarry

County Judge Group 12

  • Dorothy Vaccaro

County Judge Group 13

  • Kathleen "Kathy" T. Hessinger

School Board Member, District 1 - At Large

  • Robert J. Beal
  • Bill Dudley
  • Joanne Lentino
  • Matt Stewart

School Board Member, District 4 - Single Member           

  • Chris Hardman
  • Eileen Long
  • Ken Peluso

School Board Member, District 5 - Single Member           

  • Carol J. Cook
  • Michael A. "Mike" Petruccelli
  • Eliseo Santana