2020 Apopka Area Virtual Political Hob Nob & Straw Poll
Over the past several weeks, we have been closely monitoring the health and safety concerns regarding COVID-19 in our community. With the continued uncertainty surrounding this pandemic and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to transition our 2020 Apopka Area Political Hob Nob and Straw Poll from a live, in-person event to a new virtual platform.
Therefore, the Apopka Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2020 Virtual Apopka Area Political Hob Nob & Straw Poll on Friday, July 31, 2020 (*note new date and time). This event is presented by University of Central Florida and it will be free to the public.
the safety of all of our candidates, participants, volunteers and our Chamber team as a top priority,
This new and exciting opportunity will allow for our community to meet dozens of local, state, and national candidates, while discussing the important campaign issues, and vote in a Straw Poll.
During the event, all attendees will be able to hear from each of the candidates, ask questions and vote in the straw poll.
Register today, as the first 100 Registrations will be entered to win a raffle prize and special sponsor gift.
Thank you to our sponsors including:
University of Central Florida
Walt Disney World
The Apopka Chief & Planter
Apopka's 950AM - Salem Media Group
Below is full list of confirmed candidates and we look forward to seeing you there!Confirmed Participating Candidates:
Congresswoman Val Demings (D), U.S. Representative, District 10
Vennia Francois (R), U.S. Representative, District 10
Belvin Perry (D), State Attorney, Circuit 9
Monique Worrell (D), State Attorney, Circuit 9
Rhiannon Arnold, Circuit Judge, Group 1
Mikaela Nix, Circuit Judge, Group 1
The Honorable Alan Apte, Circuit Judge, Group 21
The Honorable Mike Kraynick, Circuit Judge, Group 34
Vincent Falcone, Circuit Judge, Group 39
Mark Van Valkenburgh, Circuit Judge, Group 39
Joshua Eli Adams (R), State Senate, District 11
Debra Kaplan (D), Florida House District 31
Crissy Stile (D), Florida House District 31
Keith Truenow (R), Florida House District 31
Sheriff John Mina (D),Orange County Sheriff
Amy Mercado (D), Orange County Property Appraiser
Khalid Muneer (D), Orange County Property Appraiser
The Honorable Melissa Byrd (D), Orange County School Board, District 7