The town of Longboat Key’s candidate qualifying period ended at noon, Dec. 21, confirming three contested races and one preliminary election.
Only District 5 commissioner Robert Siekmann’s seat is not being challenged in next year’s election.
The town will hold a preliminary election Tuesday, Jan. 26, because Country Club Shores residents Lynn Larson, Lee Pokoik and incumbent Lee Rothenberg are running for the seat.
Chairman David Brenner will run against District 3 Commissioner Peter O’Connor, who is seeking his third consecutive term in office.
And Bay Isles resident Phillip Younger is running against At-large Commissioner Hal Lenobel, who is seeking his second consecutive term.
Early voting for the District 1 preliminary election will run Tuesday, Jan. 15, through Tuesday, Jan. 22. Early voting for the Tuesday, March 16 general election will run Friday, March 5, through Friday, March 12.
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