Charlotte County is Under One Party Rule.

“A mark of stupidity is a belief that one party is totally virtuous and correct on the issues while the other is evil and always wrong.”
Steve Schmidt – Former Republican, Campaign Manager for John McCain

Republicans hold virtually every elected position in Charlotte County.

Florida Statewide Offices

State Senator

District 23 (Western)

Incumbent: Joe Gruters (R)

Chair of the Republican Party of Florida, Elected to Senate in 2018, House of Representatives, 2016-2018, Election in 2024

State Representative

District 75

Incumbent: Michael Grant (R)

In office since 2016.
It's Time for a Change
Majority Leader 2020-2022

State Senator

District 26 (Eastern)

Ben Albritton (R)

Elected to the Senate in 2018, House of Representatives, 2010-2018

Charlotte County Offices

Board of County Commissioners

County Commissioner

District 1

Ken Doherty (R) - Election in 2024

County Commissioner

District 2

Christopher Constance (R) - (2022)

Election in 2022

County Commissioner

District 3

Bill Truex, Chairman (R) - Election in 2024

County Commissioner

District 4

Stephen R. Deutsch (R) - (2022)

Election in 2022

County Commissioner

District 5

Joe Tiseo (R) - Election in 2024

County Offices

Supervisor of Elections

Hon. Paul Stamoulis (R)

No Democratic Candidate

Election in 2024

Sheriff

Bill Prummell (R)

No Democratic Candidate

Election in 2024

Tax Collector

Vickie L Potts (R)

No Democratic Candidate

Election in 2024

Property Appraiser

Paul Polk (R)

No Democratic Candidate

Election in 2024

Clerk of the Court

Rober Eaton (R)

No Democratic Candidate

Election in 2024

The following positions are considered non-partisan positions. The shaded positions will be up for election.

All of the candidates are incumbents, with no challengers. None are registered as Democrats.

School Board Members

School Board

District 1

Cara Reynolds (2022)

Vice Chair

School Board

District 2

Kim Amontree (2024)

School Board

District 3

Robert Segur (2024)

School Board

District 4

Ian Vincent (2022)

School Board

District 5

Wendy Atkinson (2024)

Chairman

Soil & Water Conservation

Soil and Water Conservation

Seat 1

Charles Rinehart - (2024)

Soil and Water Conservation

Seat 2

David Deforest - (2022)

Soil and Water Conservation

Seat 3

Don McCormick - (2024)

Soil & Water Conservation

Seat 4

Wendy White - (2024)

Soil and Water Conservation

Seat 5

Wendy Lang - (2024)

City of Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda City Council

District 1

Jaha Cummings (2022)

Punta Gorda City Council

District 2

Debby Carey (2022)

Punta Gorda City Council

District 3

John Miller (2021)

Punta Gorda City Council

District 4

Lynne Matthews (2022)

Punta Gorda City Council

District 5

Nancy Prafke (2021)

We Need Democrats to Run for Office!

``‘I won’t share a party label with people who think it’s all right to put babies in internment camps. My fidelity is to my country, not my political party. Country first.’``
Steve Schmidt - 'Why I Quit the 'Vile' Republican Party'