Gov. Rick Scott appointed two new supervisors of election Friday. Scott appointed Chet Huddleston of Wauchula as supervisor in Hardee County to replace Jeff Ussery, who resigned due to health reasons in May. The governor also appointed Pinki Jackel as supervisor in Franklin County, replacing Ida Elliott, who resigned June 30 due to health concerns.
Huddleston, 32, according to a release from Scott's office, "has been involved with Hardee County public servie organizations including the Hardee County Economic Development Council and the local Kiwanis Club." Jackel, 57, of St. George Island, has been a Franklin County commissioner since 2008.