Collier County Information

VOTE INFORMED! (Pulling It All Together)

In this section, we provide you with the voter guide and most recent/complete video recording of the candidate forum for each of the key positions we’re tracking in Southwest Florida. Additional relevant information can be found in the other sections on this page as well.

If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, review the Voting Guide (also linked below). Some of the candidates also completed a constitutional questionnaire which provides valuable insights into their understanding and support…
If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, review the Voting Guide (also linked below). Many of the candidates also completed a constitutional questionnaire which provides valuable insights into their understanding and…
If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  This forum includes candidates from FL House districts 80, 105 & 106 as well as FL Senate district 28, but the voter guide below is for Senate district 28 only. NOTE: the voter guide for House districts…
If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, review the Voting Guide (also linked below). Many of the candidates also completed a constitutional questionnaire which provides valuable insights into their understanding and…
If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, review the Voting Guide (also linked below). Many of the candidates also completed a constitutional questionnaire which provides valuable insights into their understanding and…
If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, review the Voting Guide (also linked below). Many of the candidates also completed a constitutional questionnaire which provides valuable insights into their understanding and…
If you were unable to attend the forum, you can watch the recorded video by clicking the link below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, review the Voting Guide (also linked below). Many of the candidates also completed a constitutional questionnaire which provides valuable insights into their understanding and…
Vote informed based on issues rather than on sound bites, rhetoric or cult of personality. If you were unable to attend the candidate forum, you can watch the recorded video below.  To compare candidates’ positions to your own positions and to each others’, here are two high-level voting guides which focus on 4 key issues (a more…

Additional Voter Guides from FSCCC Emphasizing Common Core & Related Issues for Races in This County

County News

SWFL Citizens Alliance hosted the first 2016 candidate forum for Marco Island City Council on September 29th at Rose History Museum Auditorium.  The Forum was well attended with approximately 200 in the audience. The forum moderators were Bob Harden, radio talk show host of the www.bobharden.com  show and Doug Lewis, Naples Attorney and k-12 education activist.…
The CCPS Proud Proclamation is designed as a political propaganda tool for the upcoming primary to deceive businesses and voters into thinking we have great schools when just the opposite is true. Our children are victims and many of the 46,000 students will pay a life-long price for the education they are receiving. We cannot…
Facts are facts! Blind trust is never a good thing. Last year the Collier County School System did a press release tooting its horn that 3 Collier high schools ranked in the top 1000 high schools in the US, based on the annual US News and World Report of the top 2500 high schools. [Click here for…
Election foils by Sandy Doyle Are Collier School Board candidates Erick Carter and Stephanie Lucarelli being used as foils? Melhor Leonor’s Naples Daily News report on Southwest Florida Citizens Alliance’s School Board forum on Marco Island included a very interesting comment: “The seats appearing on voters’ ballots later this year are currently held by board…

Candidate Forums - Recorded

SWFL Citizens Alliance hosted the first 2016 candidate forum for Marco Island City Council on September 29th at Rose History Museum Auditorium.  The Forum was well attended with approximately 200 in the audience. The forum moderators were Bob Harden, radio talk show host of the www.bobharden.com  show and Doug Lewis, Naples Attorney and k-12 education activist.…
For the 2016 Primary cycle, SWFL Citizens Alliance hosted two forums for the US House Congressional district 19. One was already held on July 14th in Cape Coral, and the second was July 18th in Naples.  All Congressional District 19 Candidates participated in this congressional forum at the Naples Greek Orthodox Church.  The moderators where Bob…
For the 2016 Primary cycle, SWFL Citizens Alliance is hosting two forums for the US House Congressional district 19. One of those forums is scheduled for July 18th.  One was already held on July 14th in Cape Coral.  The video of that forum is available below. Please share this with all in your network and especially…
Please share this with all in your network and especially Collier County voters. (more…)
On July 13th, SWFL Citizens’ Alliance hosted a Candidate Forum for Collier County Commission District 2 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Naples.  All Candidates participated: James Calamari, Jim Carter and Andy Solis. Doug Lewis, local attorney and education advocate and Greg Harper, President of Inspired Learning Center and co-founder of Collier’s Salt and Light Council served as moderators, leading…
Please share this with all in your network and especially Collier County voters. (more…)
Last night, June 15, SWFL Citizens’ Alliance hosted a Candidate Forum for Collier County Commission Districts 3 and 5 at Naples VFW. Please share this with all in your network and especially Collier County voters. (more…)
Please share this with all in your network and especially Collier County voters. (more…)
Please share this with all in your network and especially Collier County voters. (more…)
Please share this with all in your network and especially MI/Collier County voters. If you missed the forum,  here’s a recording: Below is the press release sent to all local media. For Immediate Release:                 April 14, 2016, Naples/ Marco Island, FL For More Info Contact:                Keith Flaugh      239-250-3320 Meet the Candidate Forums Series Kick-Off…

Candidate Questionnaires

Below is a link to a Constitutional Survey for City Council candidates. Why is it important for you, as a voter, to use this survey to check your knowledge of our founding principles and values?  We believe strongly that our elected officials are just a mirror reflecting the views of us, their voters. If “we” don’t understand the…
Every announced candidate has been asked to complete this “objective’ questionnaire” for the specific office he/she seeks. We encourage every voter to “vote informed” and to thoroughly understand the values/principles and key issues for relevant elected offices. You are invited to state your position on each issue and then attend a local forum to hear the candidates’ positions.…

Constitutional Survey Results

This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework Mr. Kramer declined…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…
This subjective survey was created in concert with Constitutional Attorney KrisAnne Hall.  It has 2 key purposes: To document each candidate’s knowledge and values regarding our founding principles To encourage every voter to reassess your own knowledge of our founding principles and if you are lacking in your knowledge, do some homework The survey completed…

Other County Events

SW Floridians: Don’t miss one or both of these opportunities to hear KrisAnne Hall.  She is an amazing and inspiring Constitutional authority and educator.   On Nov 16, 5-7 PM at Naples Alamo Gun Range KrisAnne will present “Saving our 2nd Amendment: State Sovereignty—the only and last chance to save our 2nd Amendment”— Free but…
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