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Published: July 28, 2022, 12:32 PM
Two Republicans and three Democrats are seeking votes to replace Nikki Fried as the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The winner of each primary will face each other in the November election.
News4Jax sent a questionnaire to each candidate asking about their background and their views on several issues. Scroll down to read the responses of those seeking your vote in their own words.
Note: Responses are sorted alphabetically by party and are presented exactly as submitted, with no editing by News4Jax staff.
Occupation: Consultant, Business Owner
Age: (No response)
Family: Son
Education: Undergrad: Queen’s College, Masters in Business Administration
Political experience: DNC Member for North Miami
We asked our most-loyal viewers (News4Jax Insiders) what three issues they would most like candidates to address:
Viewers’ No. 1 issue: The economy
Viewers’ No. 2 issue: Voter rights/election integrity
Viewers’ No. 3 issue: Gun rights/gun safety
News4Jax asked each candidate three additional questions to help voters determine which most agrees with their views:
What do you see as the top three issues facing the state and nation over the next two years?
Do you believe Joe Biden is the legitimately elected president of the United States?
In light of the Supreme Court ruling striking down Row v. Wade, would you propose or support additional laws either banning abortion entirely or guaranteeing reproductive rights?
How can you help voters in a way that others running for this office cannot?
What would you hope to be remembered for accomplishing after serving in this office?
Campaign website: naomiblemur.com
Campaign’s social media site(s): LinkedIn – linktr.ee/naomiforfl
Occupation: (No response)
Age: (No response)
Your family: Wife Dayanara and daughter Brianna
Education: BA in Politics & Government, and BA in Political Economy from University of Hartford
Political experience: Ran for Florida’s Congressional District 3 in 2012
We asked our most-loyal viewers (News4Jax Insiders) what three issues they would most like candidates to address:
Viewers’ No. 1 issue: The economy
Viewers’ No. 2 issue: Voter rights/election integrity
Viewers’ No. 3 issue: Gun rights/gun safety
News4Jax asked each candidate three additional questions to help voters determine which most agrees with their views:
What do you see as the top three issues facing the state and nation over the next two years?
Do you believe Joe Biden is the legitimately elected president of the United States?
In light of the Supreme Court ruling striking down Row v. Wade, would you propose or support additional laws either banning abortion entirely or guaranteeing reproductive rights?
How can you help voters in a way that others running for this office cannot?
What would you hope to be remembered for accomplishing after serving in this office?
Campaign website: jrgaillot.com
Campaign’s social media site(s): Facebook – JR4Florida | Twitter – @jrgaillot | Instagram – @jr_gaillot
Occupation: Marketing and Business Consultant
Family: Wife Tammy and 2 daughters Leilani 9 and Anika 7
Education: University of William Paterson and Institute of Audio Research
Political experience: candidate
We asked our most-loyal viewers (News4Jax Insiders) what three issues they would most like candidates to address:
Viewers’ No. 1 issue: The economy
Viewers’ No. 2 issue: Voter rights/election integrity
Viewers’ No. 3 issue: Gun rights/gun safety
News4Jax asked each candidate three additional questions to help voters determine which most agrees with their views:
What do you see as the top three issues facing the state and nation over the next two years?
Do you believe Joe Biden is the legitimately elected president of the United States?
In light of the Supreme Court ruling striking down Row v. Wade, would you propose or support additional laws either banning abortion entirely or guaranteeing reproductive rights?
How can you help voters in a way that others running for this office cannot?
What would you hope to be remembered for accomplishing after serving in this office?
Campaign website: moralesforflorida.com
Campaign’s social media site(s): FacebookMoralesforFL
Occupation: Former Trucking executive..current owner compost facility.
Age: 62
Family: Married 40 years, 8 children,22 grandchildren
Education: Colgate University ‘83
Political experience: None
We asked our most-loyal viewers (News4Jax Insiders) what three issues they would most like candidates to address:
Viewers’ No. 1 issue: The economy
Viewers’ No. 2 issue: Voter rights/election integrity
Viewers’ No. 3 issue: Gun rights/gun safety
News4Jax asked each candidate three additional questions to help voters determine which most agrees with their views:
What do you see as the top three issues facing the state and nation over the next two years?
Do you believe Joe Biden is the legitimately elected president of the United States?
In light of the Supreme Court ruling striking down Row v. Wade, would you propose or support additional laws either banning abortion entirely or guaranteeing reproductive rights?
How can you help voters in a way that others running for this office cannot?
What would you hope to be remembered for accomplishing after serving in this office?
Campaign website: Votejim.us
Campaign’s social media site(s): Facebook
This candidate has not responded to email and telephone invitations to submit the News4Jax candidate questionnaire. His answers will be added promptly if the questionnaire is returned at any point prior to election day.
Campaign website: wiltonsimpson.com
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