LWV of Lee County publishes online voters’ guide
The League of Women Voters of Lee County recently announced the publication of an online voters’ guide available at “http://www.VOTE411.org”>www.VOTE411.org. The guide includes ballot information and responses to questions from Lee County candidates for contested races, including:
– Lee County Commission Districts 1, 3 and 5
– Lee County Property Appraiser
– Lee County School Board Districts 2, 3 and 7
– Lee County Sheriff
– Fort Myers Mayor
– Fort Myers City Council Wards 2, 4 and 6
– Cape Coral City Council Districts 2, 3, 5 and 7
– Lee County Mosquito Control Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7
– Lee Memorial Health Board District 1, 3 and 5
– Bonita Springs Mayor
– Bonita Springs City Council Districts 2, 4 and 6
Within the next two weeks, it will include information on state and national races, including:
– Florida House Seats 76, 77, 78 and 79
– Florida Senate District 27
– U.S. House Seat 19
The league urges voters to “Be Informed. Vote Informed.” The www.Vote411.org is a resource for nonpartisan election information, including amendments and candidate information for Lee County and the United States by the League of Women Voters Education Fund.
In partnership with the Alliance for the Arts, the league will present Virtual Candidate Forums for the Lee County races by mid-July. The forums will available for free to the public at www.lwvlee.org, vote411.org and ArtInLee.org/VirtualForums.
For the Primary Election on Aug. 18, the deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation is July 20 and the deadline to request a vote-by-mail ballot is Aug. 8. Voters should verify their registration status. Florida is a closed primary election state, without a party affiliation you may only vote in non-partisan races. For more information, call Lee County Elections at 239-533-8683 or visit www.lee.vote.