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Dave "Watchdog" Miner Re-Elected
Dave “Watchdog” Miner on Sept 17, 2015, filed for re-election to serve as the Manatee School Board representative from District 3, which roughly consists of the portion of Manatee County South of the Manatee River and West of 26th Street West along with the North half of the City of Longboat Key and all all of the three municipalities on Anna Maria Island: Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach, and the City of Anna Maria. The district includes all or portions of 5 cities. 

On November 8, 2016, Miner was re-elected in a county-wide vote. Thank you to the voters of Manatee County for showing continued confidence in our Watchdog.

Miner says that he sought another term to continue the progress made during his tenure on the board, building on the financial stability,* academic improvement, and steadily improving graduation rate.  

Dave "Watchdog" Miner is a Marine Vietnam War Veteran who has been an Attorney in Bradenton since 1976. Since 1978 he has had his own law firm, and previously he served as an Assistant City Attorney, Assistant County Attorney, and Assistant State Attorney. Miner recently completed a 2 year term as President of the Anna Maria Island Kiwanis Club and currently serves as Chairman of the Central Florida Public School Boards Coalition,  consisting of 13 School Districts stretching from Manatee County on the Gulf of Mexico to Volusia County on the Atlantic Ocean. The Coalition  includes Hillsborough and Orange Counties and represents the families of over 1 Million students.

Miner has received many community service awards for achievements and contributions to the community, including “Children’s Advocate of the Year", "Father of the Year”, “Drum Major for Justice”, and Nominee for “Florida Attorney of the Year”. He has served in numerous leadership positions in educational and service organizations. 

*As October 2, 2016, The Manatee School District’s Credit Rating has risen twice during the prior 20 months.

Paid by Dave "Watchdog" Miner for Manatee County School Board - District 3
523 39th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205  -  941-748-8122