Proud to have the following endorsements


Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody Endorses Sheriff Lemma


I am grateful that we have the support and endorsement of Florida's Attorney General Ashley Moody. I always appreciate the opportunity to collaborate with the Attorney General on the most important issues in our community.

Ashley Moody

Orlando Sentinel Endorses Sheriff Lemma


I am thankful for the kind words and the endorsement from the Orlando Sentinel.

Orlando Sentinel Seminole County Endorsement

Seminole County retired Sheriff Don Eslinger Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Sheriff Don Eslinger laid the foundation for what the Seminole County Sheriff's Office is accomplishing today. He helped shape what our holistic criminal justice organization is capable of doing to better the lives of our citizens, and to put the safety and security of our community first. I was honored to serve under Sheriff Eslinger, and I am honored to have his continued support.

Don Eslinger

All five Seminole County Commissioners Endorse Sheriff Lemma


I am thankful to have the endorsement of all five Seminole County Commissioners. The relationship between the Board of County Commissioners and the Seminole County Sheriff's Office is important to ensure the greatest level of safety and security to our citizens and to our community. It is imperative that we work together, find common ground, and advocate for what is best for our county. That is what we do - and I am honored to have the support of each of our Commissioners.

Bob Dallari Jay Zembower Lee Constantine Amy Lockhart Brenda Carey

All seven current Mayors of the Seminole County cities Endorse Sheriff Lemma


Our campaign is endorsed or supported by all seven current Mayors of the Seminole County cities. I am appreciative of their support, collaboration, and shared desire to preserve the high quality of life that our citizens deserve.

Seminole County Mayors

Four of the five sitting school board members Endorse Sheriff Lemma


As children return to school, both in-person and online, I am thankful for the continued partnership and collaboration between our agency and our school system. Additionally, I am grateful to have the formal endorsement of four of the five sitting school board members as well. Let's have a successful and safe year ahead! Welcome back, students, teachers, staff, and SRDs!

Karen Almond Amy Pennock Tina Calderone Abby Sanchez

Members of the Seminole County Legislative Delegation Endorse Sheriff Lemma


Thank you to the Republican members of the Seminole County Legislative Delegation for your endorsement and continued support. The relationship that we share with our lawmakers in Tallahassee has proven to be beneficial for our agency and the community we serve - including recent funding to support the soon-to-open drug assessment center.

David Simmons David Smith Scott Plakon

Dick Batchelor Endorses Sheriff Lemma


This campaign has always been built on our accomplishments over the past four years and the foundation laid decades earlier. That is why we are supported by people from all backgrounds, parties, and affiliations, including former Democratic legislator and community champion, Dick Batchelor. You will be hard-pressed to find a greater champion of children's causes than you will in Dick Batchelor. I am honored to have his support and to join him in advocating for so many important issues facing our community.

Dick Batchelor

Seminole County Chiefs of Police Endorse Sheriff Lemma


I am thankful for the support of our city police chiefs. Together, our teams work hard to address all of the concerns across our county. The collaboration that our agencies have helps keep our community safer. I have long said that criminals do not know or respect jurisdictional boundaries. This is why it is critically important we work together so closely and come together regularly to address these most pressing issues.

Seminole County Police Chiefs

Seminole County Professional Firefighters Local 3254 Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Our relationship with the Seminole County Firefighters is so important. We recognize that we must work seamlessly to provide the greatest level of services to our citizens. To our friends at the Seminole County Professional Firefighters Local 3254, thank you for your partnership, trust, and your endorsement of our campaign. Your kind words of support are greatly appreciated.

Seminole County Professional Firefighters Local 3254

Orange County Sheriff John Mina Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Leaders of criminal justice organizations must communicate and collaborate regularly - not just on county issues, but regional issues as well. That is exactly what John Mina, Orange County Sheriff and I do, and I am honored to have his endorsement for re-election. Thank you for your support, Sheriff.

Orange County Sheriff John Mina

Kevin Beary retired Orange County Sheriff Endorses Sheriff Lemma


I am grateful for the support and endorsement of retired Orange County Sheriff Kevin Beary. Sheriff Beary provides a very unique perspective to our campaign and brings along firsthand knowledge of the concerns of the Central Florida community. Additionally, Sheriff Beary is a member of the Sheriff Foundation, providing support to our agency's members in their greatest times of need. Thank you, Sheriff.

Ornage County Sheriff Kevin Beary

Associated Builders and Contractors Endorse Sheriff Lemma


Our campaign is endorsed or supported by the Associated Builders and Contractors of Central Florida. I am appreciative of their support, collaboration, and shared desire to preserve the high quality of life that our citizens deserve.

Associated Builders and Contractors

Fraternal Order of Police, Florida State Lodge-District 7 Endorse Sheriff Lemma


Our campaign is endorsed or supported by the Fraternal Order of Police, Florida State Lodge-District 7. I am appreciative of their support, collaboration, and shared desire to preserve the high quality of life that our citizens deserve.

Fraternal Order of Police, Florida State Lodge-District 7

Orlando Regional Realtor Association Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Our team knows it is important to build relationships in our business and real estate community. Having historically-low crime rates is one of the top reasons people choose to live in and move to Seminole County. I am honored to have the endorsement and support of the Orlando Regional REALTOR Association.

Orlando Regional REALTOR Association

Jeff Blake Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Jeff Blake has a long history with Seminole County, and recognizes what the most pressing issues to our community are. I appreciate Jeff's support, and from the support of his family who is still here in the county.

Jeff Blake

Business Force Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Thank you for your endorsement, Business Force. I am proud of the work our team does to create partnerships with our business community and our ability to provide innovative solutions for the issues most important to our citizens.

Business Force

Gabriel Davis Professional Football Player, former UCF and Seminole High School student-athlete Endorses Sheriff Lemma


As UCF Football kicks off today, in what will look like a much different environment, I am proud to share the support of Gabriel Davis. Gabriel is a former UCF and Seminole High School student-athlete and is now playing for the Buffalo Bills. I appreciate his support in advocating for positive youth/law enforcement relationships in our community and his support of our campaign.

Gabriel Davis UCF

Dr. Velma H. Williams, Former Sanford City Commissioner & Community Leader Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Dr. Velma Williams is a public servant in every sense of the word. She is a trusted leader who continuously puts the needs of her community first. Not only do I admire her for her many years on the Sanford City Commissioner, but I have also worked with Dr. Williams first-hand on service projects, back-to-school events, and community assemblies. I am truly grateful to have her advocacy and support.

Dr. Velma Williams

Pastor Dr. Marvin L. Scott, Sr. Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Dr. Scott has been such an inspiration to me during our challenging times over the past several months. He has offered daily support and prayer to me, as well as the members of our agency. I am grateful for both his friendship and support.

Dr. Marvin L Scott Sr

Ed Young, Seminole Soil & water Conservation District Group 4 Supervisor Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Thank you, Ed, for your kind words and continued support. I appreciate your service to our community.

Ed Young

Rev. Dr. Harry D. Rucker, Dr. Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Rev. Rucker has been an incredible community advisor and ambassador for so many of the things we have done at the agency, long before my term as Sheriff. I am grateful for his continued support.

Rev. Dr. Harry D Rucker, Sr

Dr. Barbara Kirby-Bentley & Mr. Kenneth Bentley Endorses Sheriff Lemma


The Bentleys are such wonderful community champions and advocates for so many worthy and just causes. I am grateful for their years of friendship and support, and their willingness to always be involved in advancing our shared goals.

Dr. Barbara Kirby-Bentley and Mr. Kenneth Bentley

Art Woodruff, Mayor City of Sanford Endorses Sheriff Lemma


I am grateful for the endorsement from one of our newest Mayors, Art Woodruff of Sanford. Mayor Woodruff, I look forward to continuing the work and partnership that the City of Sanford and the SCSO shares.

Mayor of Sanford Art Woodruff

Sheena Britton, City of Sanford-District 1 Commissioner Endorses Sheriff Lemma


I am thankful to share that we have earned the support of Sanford's newest City Commissioner, Sheena Britton. I appreciate Commissioner Britton taking the time to reach out to me to have discussions on some of the most important issues facing our community, as well as for her kind words supporting our campaign.

City of Sanford District 1 Commissioner

Kerry S. Wiggins, Sr., City of Sanford -District 2 Commissioner Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Commissioner Wiggins was a community leader long before he took elected office. I am grateful for his support, his friendship, and his advocacy for so many important causes in our community.

Kerry S. Wiggins Sr.

Jim Turney City of Altamonte Springs-District 1 Commissioner Endorses Sheriff Lemma


Thank you for your endorsement, Commissioner Turney. I am grateful to add you to our list of supporters.

Jim Turney

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