Nassau County Commission, District 3

Published On: Aug 02 2012 02:18:28 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 02 2012 02:19:25 PM EDT

The District 3 county commission seat is one of two spots on the commission that are up for election in 2012.  The two candidates for this seat -- Pat Edwards and
Ronnie Stoots -- are both Republicans, but since no other candidates are running, all voters can cast ballots in the races and the winner of the Aug. 14 primary will be elected to a four-year term.

Read about the two candidates:

Pat Edwards

AGE:  60

FAMILY:  Wife, Norraine; 2 adult children: Abbie and Patrick; 6 Grandchildren

OCCUPATION:  Own and manage R.P.M. Lumber in Yulee

EDUCATION:  High School

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  None

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

  1. "Shrinking Ad Valroem Tax base and how to adjust Goverment.
  2. "How to attract new Businesses to Nassau County to reduce our reliance on Ad Valroem taxes and provide local jobs.
  3. "Traffic and growth issues in the Eastern part of Nassau County."


HOW CAN YOU HELP VOTERS IN A WAY IN A WAY THAT OTHERS RUNNING FOR THIS OFFICE CANNOT?


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


WEBSITE: None


Ronnie Stoots

This candidate has not responded to the WJXT/News4Jax.com questionnaire.