Meet Craig Latimer

  • Chief of Staff in the Supervisor of Elections office since 2009.
  • Led the turnaround to restore integrity, efficiency and confidence in the elections process.
  • The only candidate who has conducted elections.

35 years in law enforcement

Began as a crime scene investigator with the Tampa Police Department.

Supervised homicide and major crimes investigations.

Implemented county-wide system for child protective investigations to improve safety for children.

Retired as a Major from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in 2008Served and 

Community involvement

Honorary Commander MacDill AFB

A Kids Place Emergency Shelter

Central Florida Behavioral Health Network

K9 Community Assistance Network

USF Collaborative for Children, Families and Communities


Graduate of Tampa Catholic High School

Degree from University of South Florida

Born and raised in Hillsborough County

Married to Sharon Latimer, one son and one grandson (and BeezLee!)