Voting on March 14? See who’s on your town’s ballot in Palm Beach County


Here are all the municipal candidates and referendum questions on the March 14 ballot in Palm Beach County. Incumbents are indicated with an (i). Click on hyperlinked names for more information about the candidates and referenda.

BELLE GLAD E

City Commission Seat B

Yousef Muslet

Steve B. Wilson (i)

BOCA RATON

Mayor

Susan Haynie (i)

Alfred Zucaro

City Council Seat A

Scott Singer (i)

Patty Dervishi

City Council Seat B (plurality wins)

Emily Gentile

Andrea Levine O’Rourke

Andy Thomson

BOYNTON BEACH

City Commission District 2 (majority needed)

Jim DeVoursney

Woodrow Hay

Mack McCray (i)

DELRAY BEACH

City Commission Seat 2 (plurality wins)

Richard Alteus

Kelly Barrette

Anneze Barthelemy

Jim Chard

City Commission Seat 4

Shirley Johnson

Josh Smith Jr.

GREENACRES

Mayor

Joel Flores

Jonathan Pearce

City Council District 5 (plurality wins)

Michael Albert

Paula Bousquet (i)

Bill Kluth

GULF STREAM

Town Commission (top 5 vote getters win)

Paul Lyons Jr. (i)

Julio Martinez

Scott Morgan (i)

Martin O’Boyle

Joan Orthwein (i)

Thomas Stanley (i)

Donna White (i)

HIGHLAND BEACH

Mayor

Ron Brown

Carl Feldman

Town Commission (3-year term)

Barry Donaldson

Rhoda Zelniker (i)

Town Commission (2-year term) (plurality wins)

Melissa Ebbs

Carl Lee Gehman

Elyse Pat Riesa

HYPOLUXO

Mayor

Michael Brown (i)

David Karpinia

JUPITER (majority needed)

Town Council First District

Teri Grooms

Wayne Posner (i)

Carol “CD” Watson

Town Council Second District

Ron Delaney (i)

Heidi Epstein

Ben Klug

LAKE CLARKE SHORES

Town Council Group 2

Malcolm Lewis (i)

Paul Shalhoub

LAKE PARK

Mayor

Steve Hockman

Michael O’Rourke

Town Commission (majority needed)

Hollis Langer

Lawrence “Larry” Malanga

Charlemagne Metayer

Roger Michaud

LAKE WORTH (majority needed)

City Commission District 2

Omari Hardy

William Joseph

Christopher McVoy (i)

City Commission District 4

Maryann Polizzi

Herman Robinson

Ellie Whittey

Ballot question

Shall commissioners and the mayor be elected for three-year terms instead of the current two-year terms, beginning March 2018?

LANTANA

Town Council Group 3

Thomas Deringer (i)

Edward Shropshire

Town Council Group 4

Philip Aridas (i)

Suzanne Gordon

LOXAHATCHEE GROVES

Town Council Seat 5

David DeMarois

Tom Goltzené (i)

Ballot question

Shall the town issue up to $6 million in 30-year bonds to pay for road improvements, to be paid off with local option gas tax revenue and the town’s share of the one-cent local government sales-surtax revenue?

NORTH PALM BEACH

Village Council Group 2

Susan Tiedemann Bickel

Brent Keller

OCEAN RIDGE

Town Commission (top 2 vote-getters win)

Richard Bajakian

James Bonfiglio (i)

Donald Magruder

Nan Yablong

PALM BEACH GARDENS (majority needed)

City Council Group 1

Mark Marciano

Michael Paolercio

City Council Group 3

Ron Berman

Kathryn Gettinger

Matthew Lane

City Council Group 5

Kevin Easton

Rachelle Ann Litt

Joseph Russo Jr.

George Wicker

Ballot question

Voters in the unincorporated area of Palm Beach County that includes Osprey Isles, The Star of David Cemetery of The Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach Fire Station No. 8 and Carleton Oaks will be asked whether they support or oppose being annexed by Palm Beach Gardens.

PALM BEACH SHORES

Ballot questions

Question 1: Shall the town issue up to $5.5 million in 20-year bonds to pay to bury electric, cable television and telephone utility lines underground?

Question 2: Shall the town charter be changed to conform with state law for recall of elected officials and referendum with zoning changes?

Question 3: Shall the town charter be changed to eliminate the unused position of tax collector; detail the mayor’s authority, including the power to fill a vacancy in an appointed position; and set residency requirements for the planning and zoning board?

Question 4: Shall the town charter be changed to create at-large commission seats for election purposes and to clarify the powers and responsibilities of the town commission?

Question 5: Shall the town charter be changed to allow town commissioners to vote to pay themselves a salary or stipend for their service, with the provision that the pay would not become effective until the term following the term when the ordinance was adopted?

PALM SPRINGS

Village Council District 1

Dawn Marie Cox

Douglas Gunther (i)

ROYAL PALM BEACH

Village Council Group 2

David Swift (i)

Richard Valuntas

Village Council Group 4

Renatta Adan-Espinoza

Jan Rodusky (i)

SOUTH BAY

City Commission Seat 1

Esther Berry (i)

Nepoleon Collins

City Commission Seat 3

Betty Barnard

Taranza McKelvin (i)



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