Putnam County Tax Collector

Published On: Aug 03 2012 12:24:19 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 20 2012 10:42:59 PM EDT

Democrat Linda Myers and Republican Brad Purcell survived primary challenges and will face off in the General Election for tax collector of Putnam County. 

Scroll down to read about the candidates, in alphabetical order.

Linda Myers


PARTY:  Democratic

AGE:  60

FAMILY:  Husband, Vernon Myers; 6 children; 9 grandchildren

OCCUPATION:  Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

EDUCATION:  B.S., University of Florida, M.A. C., University of Florida

POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:  Putnam County commissioner, District 2 (1998-2006)

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

  1. "Service to the consumer for the various licensing and revenue collections in an excellent and timely manner with professional and respectful personnel.
  2. "Operational decisions that will result in a better use of the Fee Revenue the Tax Collector receives for services; so that, we can continue the process of returning excess revenues to the Putnam County Commission.
  3. "Working with new procedures and policies to implement the needed changes resulting from the re-write of Chapter 197 by the Florida Legislature."

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

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

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  LindaMyersforTaxCollector.com

Brad Purcell - Putnam Tax Collector candidate Brad Purcell


PARTY:  Republican

CAMPAIGN WEBSITE:  BradPurcell.com

This candidate has not responded to the WJXT/News4Jax.com questionnaire and has provided no personal information to the Putnam County Supervisor of Elections.