Summary of the 2018 judicial races, from the top court on down:
FL Supreme Court: Justice Alan Lawson, appointed by Governor Scott, will be on the
November general election ballot. We have the option to vote yes or no – to retain
him or not.
FL has 5 District Courts of Appeal. Lake County is in District 5. Judge Eric Eisnaugle,
appointed by Governor Scott, will be on the November general election ballot. We
have the option to vote yes or no – retain him or not.
FL has 20 Circuit Courts. Lake County is in Circuit 5. On the August primary ballot,
we get to choose between 2 people who are running for judge of the 5th Judicial Circuit:
Don Barbee, Jr. from Brooksville or Edward Spaight from Inverness.
FL has 67 County Courts. In Lake County, James R. Baxley is running unopposed for
Please note: All judicial races are non-partisan. Political parties are not to support one
candidate over another.