Here are the Times' recommendations for the Nov. 2 election. The full recommendations can be found at www.tampabay.com/opinion.
U.S. House District 5: Richard B. Nugent
House District 44: Diane Rowden
County Commission, District 2: Rose Rocco
School Board, District 5: Sandra Nicholson
• Approve change to the county's trash, yard waste, and recycling pickup program: YES
• Grant School Board authority to levy 0.25 mills for critical operating needs: YES