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4343 West Flagler Street, Suite 400
Miami, FL - 33622
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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

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4343 West Flagler Street, Suite 400
Miami, FL - 33622
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