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Okeechobee County, Florida
2020 Candidates

 
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER
 
Candidate Status  Incum

  Jerald D. "Jerry" Bryant (REP)
  Protected Address                        (863) 467-5553
  Status Updated: 06/11/2020
  Email: chobeelaw@gmail.com

 
Qualified N

  Sharon Robertson (DEM)
  2490 SW 21st Ct.
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                 (863) 357-6226
  Status Updated: 06/11/2020
  Email: N/A

 
Qualified Y
 
 
   
 
PROPERTY APPRAISER
 
Candidate Status Incum

  Mickey L. Bandi, Jr. (REP)
  8648 SW 7th Ln.
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                 (863) 634-1216
  Status Updated: 06/09/2020
  Email: mickeybandi@gmail.com

 
Unopposed Y
 
 
   
 
SHERIFF
 
Candidate Status Incum

  Jesse J. Simmons (REP)
  20667 NW 290th St.
  Okeechobee, FL 34972                 (772) 320-9007
  Status Updated: 03/08/2020
  Email: jessejames44997@gmail.com

 

Did Not
Qualify

N

  Noel E. Stephen (REP)
  Protected Address                        (863) 634-0650   
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: noelstephen4sheriff@gmail.com

 
 Unopposed  Y
 
 
   
 
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
 
 Candidate Status Incum
 
  Melissa Arnold (REP)
  PO Box 1494
  Okeechobee, FL 34973-1494         (863) 610-2280
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: melissaleearnold@aol.com

 
Qualified N

  Donna V. Howard (NPA)
  1804 SW 2nd Ave
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                 (321) 662-8080
  Status Updated: 06/10/2020
  Email: donnavhoward1971@gmail.com

 
Qualified N

  Faith Nielson (REP)
  5250 NE 122nd Dr.
  Okeechobee, FL 34972                 (863) 610-2204
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: electfaithsoe@gmail.com

 
 Qualified  N
 
  Lisa Rodriguez (NPA)
  2201 SW 28th St. #16
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                 (863) 697-3705
  Status Updated: 06/09/2020
  Email: lisa4soe@gmail.com

 
 Qualified N

  Rodney Rucks (REP)
  Protected Address                        (863) 634-8278
  Status Updated: 06/09/2020
  Email: rucks4soe@gmail.com

 
Qualified N
 
TAX COLLECTOR
 
 Candidate Status Incum

  Celeste Watford (DEM)
  PO Box 2895
  Okeechobee, FL 34973                 (863) 357-3254
  Status Updated: 06/10/2020
  Email: cjinvestments@live.com

 
Unopposed Y
 
 
   
 
COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 1
 

 
UNIVERSAL PRIMARY CONTEST *

Candidate Status Incum


  Mark Brandel (REP)
  2525 NE 131st Ln.
  Okeechobee, FL 34972                 (863) 634-7021
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: markwbrandel@gmail.com

Qualified N

  David E. Hazellief (REP)
  2384 NW 144th Dr.
  Okeechobee, FL 34972                 (863) 610-1553
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: davidhazellief@gmail.com

 
Qualified Y

 
  *A Universal Primary Contest occurs when all the candidates for an office have the SAME party
  affiliation, and the winner of the Primary Election will NOT face any opposition in the General Election.
  All registered voters can vote in a Universal Primary Contest.

 
 
   
 
COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 3
 
Candidate Status Incum

  Bradley G. Goodbred (REP)
  12575 Hwy 70 E
  Okeechobee, FL 34972                 (863) 634-2121
  Status Updated: 06/12/2020
  Email: bradgoodbread@yahoo.com

 
Qualified Y
 
  Demetre Riles (DEM)
  1005 SE 38th Ave.
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                  (706) 305-7613
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: demetre.riles@gmail.com

 
 Qualified N
 
 
   
 
COUNTY COMMISSION DISTRICT 5
 

 
UNIVERSAL PRIMARY CONTEST *

 Candidate Status Incum

  Jack D. Boon (REP)
  Protected Address                        (863) 801-1407
  Status Updated: 06/12/2020
  Email: jackdboon@hotmail.com

 
Qualified N

  Kelly Owens (REP)
  13075 SE 34th St.
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                 (863) 634-7502
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: owens4okeechobee@gmail.com

 
Qualified Y

 
  *A Universal Primary Contest occurs when all the candidates for an office have the SAME party
  affiliation, and the winner of the Primary Election will NOT face any opposition in the General Election.
  All registered voters can vote in a Universal Primary Contest.

 
 
   
 
SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 2
 
Candidate Status Incum

  Malissa Morgan
  Address Protected                        (863) 634-5852
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: malissamorgan@embarqmail.com

 
Unopposed Y
 
 
   
 
SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 4
 
Candidate Status Incum

  Amanda Riedel 
  732 SE 32nd Ave.
  Okeechobee, FL 34974                 (863) 261-6764
  Status Updated: 06/08/2020
  Email: ariedel917@gmail.com

 
Unopposed Y

 

 

 

 


City Offices
 
   All questions concerning elective city offices should be    
   directed to the City Clerk:   Lane Gamiotea
                                                City Hall

                                                (863) 763-3372

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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