Fernandina Beach Chamber of Commerce invited all of the candidates for the City Commissioner elections to complete a questionnaire.
The questions focus on current concerns to local business owners.Developed by the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee, the Issues Questionnaire touches on a variety of topics including private sector job creation, how to balance the city budget next year and whether services now provided by Fernandina Beach and Nassau County should be consolidated.
Click on any candidate’s picture to read their answersThe election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. Polls are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Early voting will be done by Vote by Mail/Absentee Ballot. Commissioners terms are for three years and they are limited to two consecutive terms.
“The Amelia Island-Fernandina Beach-Yulee Chamber of Commerce is committed to providing our members non-partisan information about local elections to help our members make informed decisions when they cast their ballots,” said Chamber Government Affairs Committee Chairman Sean McGill.
Group Two Candidates include Charles Corbett and incumbent Susan Steger.
Group Three Candidates include John Elwell, Sarah Pelican and incumbant Eric Childers.
I recommend you take the time to read each of the candidates responses to the questionnaire – and then you must take the time to vote!Our percentage of registered voters that actually participate in our election process is an embarrasment to our community.
To find the location of your voting precinct or to request a Vote by Mail Ballot, go to the Nassau County Supervisor of Elections’ website at www.votenassau.com or call (904) 491-7500.
If you don’t use your right to vote, you have no right to complain!