Bradford County Tax Collector

Published On: Aug 09 2012 02:26:08 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 07 2012 04:58:49 PM EDT

Democrats Linda Lee, Vicky Miller and Teresa Phillips are running in the Aug. 14 primary to be Tax Collector for Bradford County. 

Since there are no Republican or independents in the race, this will be an universal primary -- all voters can cast ballots in the race -- and the winner will assume the office for the next four years.

Scroll down and read about the candidates.

Linda Lee

AGE:  53

FAMILY:

OCCUPATION:  Administrative assistant to the Bradford County Tax Collector

EDUCATION:  Graduated from Hilliard High School

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  First-time politician

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. Saving Tax Payers Money
  2. Extending the Office Hours
  3. Enhancing the services


HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?


WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?


CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  Lindalee4TtaxCollector.com

Vicky Miller

AGE:  54

FAMILY:  Husband: Otha Miller for 35 years; 1 daughter, Nichole Borgner; 2 grandchildren (Alana and Jason Borgner)

OCCUPATION:  Assistant branch manager at Clay County Tax Collectors Office in Orange Park

EDUCATION:  Graduated Bradford High School, 1976; certified Florida Tax Collector Assistant, 1994

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  Ran for same office in 2004

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?

  1. Cross-training all employees.
  2. Accepting credit and debit cards in all offices in order to provide convience for customers.
  3. Professional and courteous service.


HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?


WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?


FACEBOOK:  Vicky Thompson Miller for Tax Collector


Teresa Phillips

AGE:  50

FAMILY:  Married to Harvey Joe Phillips; 3 daughters: Georgia Reddish, Monica Jo Reddish Ames and Harli Phillips

OCCUPATION:  Tax director and supervisor in the Bradford County Tax Collector's Office.

EDUCATION:  Bradford High School

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  First-time running for an office; father was on the school board and county commissioner

WHAT DO YOU SEE AS THE TOP THREE ISSUES IN THIS RACE?


HOW DO YOU THINK YOU CAN HELP VOTERS IN A WAY OTHERS IN THIS RACE CAN'T?


WHAT WOULD YOU HOPE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR ACCOMPLISHING AFTER SERVING IN THIS OFFICE?


FACEBOOK   TeresaGaskinsPhillips