As we look ahead to November’s elections, Westchase Patch is devoted to bring you the information you need about every race in town.
Here are several that locals are already talking about:
President Barack Obama: The president’s run for reelection has
GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney: , focusing most of his comments on the economy.
Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections: Three candidates have already filed to run for the post being vacated by Earl Lennard, who is not running for re-election. , threw his hat into the ring recently and will oppose Democrats Craig Latimer and Thomas Scott.
Hillsborough County Property Appraiser: Incumbent Rob Turner's recent scandal involving pornographic emails sent to a co-worker in November. Also running are two Democrats - former State Rep. Bob Henriquez and real estate broker James DeMio - and Rob Townsend, who is running without party affiliation.
Hillsborough County Sheriff: Incumbent David Gee is challenging write-in candidate Robert O. Wirengard to take the reigns of the county's public safety.
Hillsborough County Commissioner: Incumbent Victor Crist is challenging Sharon Calvert for a seat in District 2, which covers the majority of Carrollwood. In District 6, a countywide seat, Kevin Beckner is running against Margaret Iuculano and Don Kruse.
Stay with Patch throughout election season for updates on these races and others affecting the Westchase area.