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“RALLY 2016” is produced by WSRE in cooperation with both the Okaloosa County and Pensacola Bay Area Leagues of Women Voters. The purpose of “RALLY 2016” is to give the Northwest Florida community of viewers an unbiased look at the candidates and an opportunity to hear each candidate’s responses to questions on current issues. WSRE-TV provides the program as a public service and encourages all citizens to vote.

The "RALLY 2016" broadcasts for the primary elections in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties have been scheduled for August 2-4 as follows:

Tuesday, Aug. 2
U.S. Congress District 1
Florida House District 3
Santa Rosa Commissioner District 1
Santa Rosa Commissioner District 3
Santa Rosa School Board District 2
Santa Rosa Sheriff

Wednesday, Aug. 3
Florida Senate District 1
Florida House District 4
Okaloosa Commissioner District 1
Okaloosa Sheriff
Okaloosa Property Appraiser
Okaloosa School Superintendent
Okaloosa School Board District 2
Okaloosa School Board District 4

Thursday, Aug. 4
Escambia Commissioner District 1
Escambia Commissioner District 5
Escambia Sheriff
Escambia Tax Collector
Escambia School Board District 1

The “RALLY 2016” broadcast for general elections in Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties airs October 25-26.

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Candidate Criteria to Appear on RALLY 2016

WSRE Candidate Invitation Criteria for RALLY 2016 Primary and General Election Candidate Forum were published here on Monday, June 6, 2016.

A candidate running in the primary election will be invited to appear, individually and/or together with other qualifying candidates for the same office, if he or she can demonstrate satisfaction of the three criteria before 5:00 pm CST on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

A candidate running in the general election will be invited to appear, individually and/or together with other qualifying candidates for the same office, if he or she can demonstrate satisfaction of the four criteria before 5:00 pm CST on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Candidates must demonstrate satisfaction of the criteria to Kasey Jones via e-mail wsreadmin@wsre.org

Click on the corresponding seal to access the criteria details.

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Primary Election Criteria: US Congress District 1

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General Election Criteria: US Congress District 1

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Primary Election Criteria: Florida Senate Districts 1 and 2; Florida House Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4

League of Women Voters

General Election Criteria: Florida Senate Districts 1 and 2; Florida House Districts 1, 2, 3 and 4

Primary Election Criteria: Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board, School Superintendent and Property Appraiser

General Election Criteria: Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board, School Superintendent and Property Appraiser

Primary Election Criteria: Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board and School Superintendent

General Election Criteria: Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Board and School Superintendent

Primary Election Criteria: Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Superintendent and Tax Collector

General Election Criteria: Sheriff, County Commissioner, School Superintendent and Tax Collector

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Watch Previous Rally Broadcast:

October 6, 2014

October 8, 2014

Santa Rosa County and Congressional Races
July 21, 2014

Okaloosa County and State Races
July 22, 2014

Escambia County Races
July 24, 2014

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