Who’s running for Sarasota County Commission?

Excerpted from an article By Nicole Rodriguez
Staff Writer Herald Tribune

Apr 1, 2018

Who’s running for Sarasota County Commission?

District 2

Alexandra Coe

Age: 54

Party Affiliation: Republican

Occupation: Trained anthropologist, urban farmer and small business owner

Elected office held: None. She ran for the Sarasota County Commission in 2014, but lost.

Ruta Jouniari

Age: 50

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Occupation: Owns an international staffing agency

Elected office held: None. Jouniari lost her bid for Florida’s State House District 72 race earlier this year.

Christian Ziegler

Age: 34

Party Affiliation: Republican

Occupation: Digital marketing

Elected office held: Republican state committeeman for Sarasota County

District 4

Wesley Beggs

Age: 25

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Occupation: Owns a marketing and media company

Elected office held: None

Alan Maio (Incumbent)

Age: 68

Party Affiliation: Republican

Occupation: Full-time county commissioner

Elected office held: Elected to the Sarasota County Commission in 2014

Lourdes Ramirez

Age: 56

Party Affiliation: Republican

Occupation: Freelance grants writer and business consultant

Elected office held: None. Ran for Sarasota County Commission in 2014, but lost.

 

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