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Candidates for Nassau County County Commissioner - District 1

Danny Leeper

Republican

Age: 59

Candidate's family: Daughter, Danielle,

Occupation: County Commissioner, Real Estate Broker

Education: Florida State Community College

Political experience: County Commissioner 2008-2016

What do you see as the top three issues in this race?                                                                                                  Public Safety, Keeping Residential Taxes Low, Encouraging Smart Growth Economic Development Opportunities to Broaden Our Tax Base Creating Good paying Jobs.

How can you help voters in a way that others running for this office cannot?                                                        I have the experience and knowledge of working with local, state and federal representatives getting things done for Nassau County. I have had to make tough decisions over the years to keep our county growing and moving forward with many positive accomplishments working with my fellow Board Members.

What would you hope to be remembered for accomplishing after serving in this office?                                   It's not about me, it's about what we have accomplished working together to make Nassau County a better place to live, work and raise a family. It's about maintaining and improving our quality of life.

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Sarah L. Pelican

Republican

Age: 57

Candidate's family: Married to John for 33 years. Three grown sons, Luke, Jake and Garrett

Occupation: Volunteer

Education: College of West Anglia, UK

Political experience: Mayor, Vice Mayor, City Commissioner, Fernandina Beach 2011-2014

What do you see as the top three issues in this race?                                                                                                    1. Managing growth to maintain quality of life.                                                                                                                   2. Holding the line on taxes.                                                                                                                                                   3. Taking control of spending.

How can you help voters in a way that others running for this office cannot?                                                        Keeping taxes and spending under control and looking out for the interests of the citizens of Nassau County.

What would you hope to be remembered for accomplishing after serving in this office?                                  Moving Nassau County further towards becoming debt free.

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