Committee to Advance Constitutional Values (CACV)
4343 West Flagler Street, Suite 400
Miami, FL - 33622
The ACLU does not endorse or oppose candidates but urges you to cast an informed vote.

Cast an informed vote.

ORANGE COUNTY
SHERIFF
VOTER GUIDE
Voters in Orange County will be asked to choose a nominee for Sheriff in the August 18 election.
Learn the candidates’ positions on criminal justice reform.
PRIMARY ELECTION: AUGUST 18

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IMPORTANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

ISSUES ARE ON THE BALLOT

CANDIDATES FOR SHERIFF

On August 18, voters will have the opportunity to vote in a critical primary election that impacts the civil liberties of all Orange County residents. Before you cast your vote, take a moment to learn more about the candidates’ positions on vital issues.

STOP PROSECUTING LOW LEVEL MARIJUANA POSSESSION

Despite being partially legalized, people of color and the poor are arrested more often for marijuana, locking them out of jobs and education. Will you adopt a minimum threshold to arrest for marijuana offenses at 20 grams?

Andrew Darling

Yes

Eric McIntyre

Yes

John Mina

No

Lou Minnis

No

YES

YES

NO

NO

ELECTION DAY: AUGUST 18

Early Voting

AUGUST 3 - 16

BROWARD COUNTY
SHERIFF
VOTER GUIDE
Voters in Broward County will be asked to choose a nominee for Sheriff in the August 18 election.
Learn the candidates’ positions on criminal justice reform.
PRIMARY ELECTION: AUGUST 18

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IMPORTANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

ISSUES ARE ON THE BALLOT

CANDIDATES FOR SHERIFF

On August 18, voters will have the opportunity to vote in a critical primary election that impacts the civil liberties of all Broward County residents. Before you cast your vote, take a moment to learn more about the candidates’ positions on vital issues.

SANTIAGO

VASQUEZ JR

ANDREW

SMALLING

REDUCE THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN PRISON

Committed to reducing the number of people in jail or prison by prioritizing alternatives like rehabilitation and treatment.

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Willie Jones

Yes

Scott Israel

Yes

Al Pollack

Yes

Gregory Tony

Yes

Santiago Vasquez Jr

Yes

Andrew Smalling

Yes

END ARRESTS FOR POVERTY CRIMES

Will treat offenses connected to poverty that disproportionately affect people of color, like failure to pay fines, sex work, and low- level shoplifting, the same as other low-level offenses.

No

NO

NO

YES

YES

NO

Willie Jones

No

Scott Israel

Yes

Al Pollack

Yes

Gregory Tony

Yes

Santiago Vasquez Jr

Yes

Andrew Smalling

Yes

STOP ARRESTS FOR LOW-LEVEL MARIJUANA POSSESSION

Pledges to stop the disproportionate effects of marijuana arrests on the jobs, education, and housing prospects of people of color and the poor.

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

YES

Willie Jones

Yes

Scott Israel

Yes

Al Pollack

Yes

Gregory Tony

Yes

Santiago Vasquez Jr

Yes

Andrew Smalling

Yes

ELECTION DAY: AUGUST 18

Early Voting

AUGUST 8 - 16

ORANGE AND OSCEOLA COUNTY
STATE ATTORNEY
VOTER GUIDE
Voters in Orange and Osceola County will be asked to choose a nominee for State Attorney in the August 18 election.
Learn the candidates’ positions on criminal justice reform.
PRIMARY ELECTION: AUGUST 18

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IMPORTANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

ISSUES ARE ON THE BALLOT

CANDIDATES FOR STATE ATTORNEY

The primary election on August 18 will impact the civil liberties of all Orange and Osceola County residents. Learn the candidates’ positions on vital issues and cast an informed vote.

DEBORAH

BARRA

BELVIN

PERRY, JR.

RYAN

WILLIAMS

MONIQUE

WORRELL

ELIMINATE CASH BAIL

Thousands of people who have not been convicted of a crime are locked up because they can’t afford to pay their bail. Will you adopt a policy to stop seeking cash bail?

Citation: Fla. Dept. of Corrections, Florida County Detention Facilities Average Inmate Population, www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/jails/index.html

REFUSED TO ANSWER

NO

NO

YES

Deborah Barra

Refused to Answer

Belvin Perry Jr.

No

Ryan Williams

No

Monique Worrell

Yes

END PROSECUTION OF POVERTY CRIMES

Despite being partially legalized, people of color and the poor are prosecuted more often for marijuana, locking them out of jobs and education. Will you stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession?

Citation: ACLU, A Tale of Two Countries: Racially Targeted Arrests in the Era of Marijuana Reform (April 2020)

REFUSED TO ANSWER

NO

NO

YES

Deborah Barra

Refused to Answer

Belvin Perry Jr.

No

Ryan Williams

No

Monique Worrell

Yes

STOP PROSECUTING LOW-LEVEL MARIJUANA POSSESSION

People of color and the poor are more likely to be prosecuted for failing to pay fines and low-level shoplifting. Will you stop prosecution of these kinds of low-level offenses?

Citation: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, The Steep Costs of Criminal Justice Fees and Fines (November 2019).

REFUSED TO ANSWER

NO

NO

YES

Deborah Barra

Refused to Answer

Belvin Perry Jr.

No

Ryan Williams

No

Monique Worrell

Yes

ELECTION DAY: AUGUST 18

Early Voting

AUGUST 3 - 16

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BROWARD COUNTY
STATE ATTORNEY
VOTER GUIDE
Voters in Broward County will be asked to choose a nominee for State Attorney in the August 18 election.
Learn the candidates’ positions on criminal justice reform.
PRIMARY ELECTION: AUGUST 18

IMPORTANT CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

ISSUES ARE ON THE BALLOT

CANDIDATES FOR STATE ATTORNEY

The primary election on August 18 will impact the civil liberties of all Broward County residents. Learn the candidates’ positions on vital issues and cast an informed vote.

DAVID

CANNADY

TERESA

FANNING-WILLIAMS

JUSTIN

MCCORMACK

SARAHNELL

MURPHY

HAROLD

PRYOR JR.

GREGG

ROSSMAN

JOSHUA

RYDELL

JAMES

STEWART
LEWIS

ELIMINATE CASH BAIL

Thousands of people who have not been convicted of a crime are locked up because they can’t afford to pay their bail. Will you adopt a policy to stop seeking cash bail?

Citation: Fla. Dept. of Corrections, Florida County Detention Facilities Average Inmate Population, www.dc.state.fl.us/pub/jails/index.html

Sheila Alu

Yes

David Cannady

Yes

Teresa Fanning-Williams

Yes

Joseph Kimok

No

Justin McCormack

Yes

Sarahnell Murphy

No

Harold Pryor Jr.

Yes

Gregg Rossman​

Yes

Joshua Rydell

Yes

James Stewart Lewis​

Yes

SHEILA

ALU                           

YES

DAVID

CANNADY               

YES

TERESA

FANNING-WILLIAMS

YES

JOSEPH

KIMOK                     

YES

JUSTIN

MCCORMACK     

YES

SARAHNELL

MURPHY                

NO

HAROLD

PRYOR JR.                

YES

GREGG

ROSSMAN             

YES

JOSHUA

RYDELL                   

YES

JAMES

STEWART
LEWIS

YES

END PROSECUTION OF POVERTY CRIMES

People of color and the poor are more likely to be prosecuted for failing to pay fines and low-level shoplifting.
Will you stop prosecution of these kinds of low-level offenses?

Citation: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, The Steep Costs of Criminal Justice Fees and Fines (November 2019).

Sheila Alu

Yes

David Cannady

Yes

Teresa Fanning-Williams

Yes

Joseph Kimok

No

Justin McCormack

Yes

Sarahnell Murphy

No

Harold Pryor Jr.

Yes

Gregg Rossman​

Yes

Joshua Rydell

Yes

James Stewart Lewis​

Yes

SHEILA

ALU                           

YES

DAVID

CANNADY               

YES

TERESA

FANNING-WILLIAMS

YES

JOSEPH

KIMOK                     

YES

JUSTIN

MCCORMACK     

YES

SARAHNELL

MURPHY                

NO

HAROLD

PRYOR JR.                

YES

GREGG

ROSSMAN             

YES

JOSHUA

RYDELL                   

YES

JAMES

STEWART
LEWIS

YES

STOP PROSECUTING LOW-LEVEL MARIJUANA POSSESSION

Despite being partially legalized, people of color and the poor are prosecuted more often for marijuana, locking them out of jobs and education.
Will you stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession?

Citation: ACLU, A Tale of Two Countries: Racially Targeted Arrests in the Era of Marijuana Reform (April 2020)

Sheila Alu

Yes

David Cannady

Yes

Teresa Fanning-Williams

Yes

Joseph Kimok

No

Justin McCormack

Yes

Sarahnell Murphy

No

Harold Pryor Jr.

Yes

Gregg Rossman​

Yes

Joshua Rydell

Yes

James Stewart Lewis​

Yes

SHEILA

ALU                           

YES

DAVID

CANNADY               

YES

TERESA

FANNING-WILLIAMS

YES

JOSEPH

KIMOK                     

YES

JUSTIN

MCCORMACK     

YES

SARAHNELL

MURPHY                

NO

HAROLD

PRYOR JR.                

YES

GREGG

ROSSMAN             

YES

JOSHUA

RYDELL                   

YES

JAMES

STEWART
LEWIS

YES

ELECTION DAY: AUGUST 18

Early Voting

AUGUST 8 - 16

BROWARD COUNTY
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
VOTER GUIDE
Voters in Broward County will be asked to choose a nominee for Supervisor of Elections in the August 18 election.
Learn the candidates’ positions on important election reforms.
PRIMARY ELECTION: AUGUST 18

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IMPORTANT ELECTION RIGHTS REFORM

ISSUES ARE ON THE BALLOT

CANDIDATES FOR SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS

On August 18, voters will have the opportunity to vote in a critical primary election that impacts the civil liberties of all Broward County residents. Before you cast your vote, learn more about the candidates’ positions on vital issues.

CHAD

KLITZMAN

RUTH

CARTER LYNCH

JENNIFER

GOTTLIEB

MAIL VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT REQUEST FORMS TO EVERY VOTER

 

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Mitch Cesar

Yes

Chad Klitzman

Yes

Tim Lonergan

Yes

Joe Scott

Yes

Ruth Carter Lynch

Yes

Jennifer Gottlieb

Yes

PROVIDE FOREIGN LANGUAGE VOTER ASSISTANCE HOTLINES

 

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Mitch Cesar

Yes

Chad Klitzman

Yes

Tim Lonergan

Yes

Joe Scott

Yes

Ruth Carter Lynch

Yes

Jennifer Gottlieb

Yes

ENSURE EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS ARE ACCESSIBLE TO DIVERSE COMMUNITIES

 

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Mitch Cesar

Yes

Chad Klitzman

Yes

Tim Lonergan

Yes

Joe Scott

Yes

Ruth Carter Lynch

Yes

Jennifer Gottlieb

Yes

Commit to voter registration and vote-by-mail programs in senior living facilities, jails, and shelters.

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

Mitch Cesar

Yes

Chad Klitzman

Yes

Tim Lonergan

Yes

Joe Scott

Yes

Ruth Carter Lynch

Yes

Jennifer Gottlieb

Yes

ELECTION DAY: AUGUST 18

Early Voting

AUGUST 8 - 16

Committee to Advance Constitutional Values (CACV)
4343 West Flagler Street, Suite 400
Miami, FL - 33622
The ACLU does not endorse or oppose candidates but urges you to cast an informed vote.

Cast an informed vote.

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