Meet Our Endorsers 

Bruce Colton

State Attorney of the 19th Judicial Circuit

William D. Snyder

Martin County Sheriff

“As Chief Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Bakkedahl has proven to be an aggressive prosecutor and a strong advocate of safety for all citizens of Martin County. This is an important job, and Tom’s battle-tested passion and integrity for justice is clearly what is needed to continue fighting back against crime and keeping citizens of Martin County safe.”

Ken J. Mascara

Saint Lucie County Sheriff

"Tom has been an integral partner in seeking justice and closure for families victimized by crime. He is thorough, passionate and, above all, professional in serving all those he comes in contact with. His work ethic is like no other and he is highly respected by peers throughout our region and around the state. He will make an excellent State Attorney for our community." 

Michelle Morris

Sebastian City Chief of Police

Robert Peterson

City of Okeechobee Chief of Police

Joe Negron

Former President of the Florida Senate (2016-2018)

Deryl Loar

Indian River County Sheriff

“I've known Tom for over two decades. Tom is the most passionate prosecutor that I have ever met.  He has prepared himself to be our next State Attorney his entire career. His "pro-law enforcement " way of prosecuting is balanced with his commitment to victims’ rights. He has my vote!”

Noel E. Stephen

Okeechobee County Sheriff

“I am blessed to be entering my thirty-fourth year of law enforcement, all of which has been in the 19th Judicial Circuit.  I have watched Tom Bakkedahl grow from a young prosecutor to a defined leader within the State Attorney’s Office. I feel he has the ability, knowledge, and experience to be our next State Attorney.”

Joseph Tumminelli

Stuart Chief of Police


MaryLynn Magar

Speaker pro tempore, Florida House of Representatives, District 82


Toby Overdorf

Florida House of Representative District 83


Erin Grall

Florida House of Representatives

 District 54

Jeffrey Smith

Indian River County Clerk of the Court and Comptroller

Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association

Carolyn Timmann

Martin County Clerk of the Court and Comptroller

Councilmember Robert Brackett

Vero Beach City Council

The Professional Firefighters and Paramedics of Martin County Local 2959

Tom Rooney

Former U.S. Representative of Florida's 16th and 17th congressional districts


Brian Mast

U.S. Congressmen for the 18th

District of Florida

Paid by Tom Bakkedahl, Republican, for State Attorney, 19th Judicial Circuit.

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