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Nassau County races

Many races in Nassau County will be settled in the Aug. 30 Republican primary as there are no Democrats and few other candidates running in the general election. Links are provided to candidate profiles for those candidates who returned the News4Jax questionnaire.

Superintendent of Schools

Two Republicans are running in the primary:

Janet H. AdkinsKathy Knight Burns

The winner will face Libertarian Party of Florida candidate Cheryl Reynolds James in November.

Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller  

With no opponents, the Republican primary will be open to all voters.

Walter Boatright  | John Crawford (incumbent)

Tax Collector

This primary race is limited to Republican voters because a write-in candidate qualified to run.

John M. Drew (incumbent) | Carlos E. Slay

Sheriff Bill Leeper drew no Republican opponent, but will face independent candidate Carol Batchelor in November. Property Appraiser Michael Hickox and Supervisor of Elections Vicki Peterson Cannon were unopposed for another four-year term.

 

County Commissioner - District 1

This Republican primary will be open to all voters because there is no opponent in the general election

Danny Leeper (incumbent) | Sarah Pelican

County Commissioner - District 3

This Republican primary will be open to all voters because there is no opponent in the general election

Pat Edwards (incumbent) | Tim Peak

County Commissioner - District 5

The winner of this Republican primary will be on the ballot in November because a write-in candidate qualified. That keeps the primary closed.

Klynt A. Farmer | Justin M. Taylor | Joe Zimmerman

School Board Member - District 5

All voters will see this nonpartisan race on their primary ballot:

Tyrone A. Blue | Jonathan R. Petree