Florida Senator Victor M Torres Endorses Nicolette Springer for Orange County Commission District 4

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With qualification week coming to a close, Nicolette Springer, candidate for Orange County Commission District 4 has secured another high profile endorsement, State Senator Victor M. Torres. Torres, who represents the 15th Senate District which encompases Osceola County and South Orange County, stated in a release, “Nicolette is a passionate mother who is actively engaged in her community and has demonstrated she has the integrity and ability to represent the people which is why proudly endorse her campaign for Orange County Commission, District 4.”


Nicolette Springer, a 13 year resident of District 4 responded by stating, “Senator Torres is a life-long public servant and I’m honored to receive his endorsement. He is a champion for a livable wage, equality in the workplace, and access to healthcare. I’m incredibly grateful for his dedication to improving the quality of life for the residents in my district. I look forward to serving our community together.”

Over half of District 4 is represented by Torres which is currently represented by Jennifer Thompson. Thompson is term limited, making this race an open seat. The election is August 28th with a potential run-off November 7th.


Early Voting Locations


I’m ready to be your next Commissioner and to bring a strong voice that reflects District 4 onto the Commission, but first I need your vote. Data shows that elections are most often won before election day. In Orange County, we have two options before Election Day: We can vote by mail or we can early vote.

Early Voting in Orange County starts on Friday, August 17th, 2018 and goes through Sunday, August 26th, 2018 from 10 AM till 6 PM. District 4 had five locations where you can cast an early vote for the candidates in the 2018 Election Primary.

  • Alafaya Library (12000 E. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32826)

  • Chickasaw Library (870 N. Chickasaw Trail, Orlando, FL 32825)

  • Renaissance Senior Center (3800 S. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando, FL 32829)

  • South Creek Library (1702 Deerfield Blvd., Orlando, FL 32837)

  • Southeast Library (5575 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32822)

When you head out to vote, bring a photo ID and your updated voter registration card.

For more location information visit the Orange County Supervisor of Elections website www.ocfelections.com or call (407) 836-2070.

Yours in service,




State House Representative Amy Mercado Endorses Nicolette Springer for Orange County Commissioner District 4

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Orlando, FL - State House Representative Amy Mercado has endorsed Nicolette Springer in her campaign for Orange County Commission District 4. Mercado, who was elected into the Florida House in 2016, stated, “As a state legislator, businesswoman, and mother of 6, I proudly endorse Nicolette for Orange County Commission District 4. Nicolette's love and work in the community, and her experience as an educator and criminologist will not only bring a fresh perspective to the county commission, but it will make the lives of those we both serve better.”


Mercado serves residents in Florida House District 48 which includes the southwestern part of Orange County Commission District 4, she goes on further to add, “Our community is growing fast and requires leadership that not only understands the area, but also embraces the diversity and rich cultures that make up District 4.”

Nicolette Springer, who is a criminologist, mother of 2, and thirteen year resident of District 4, responded, “Representative Mercado’s success as a state legislator comes from her dedication and commitment to our community. I’m honored to receive her endorsement. Amy has set a high bar for leadership in our community and I plan to echo that example on the commission. Our community is strengthened by our unity. I look forward to serving our residents together.”