The following information is provide to help better inform Republican voters for the Primary election. We do not endorse one Republican over another.
Stephen R. Deutsch is the current elected Commissioner for District 4.
As Commissioner, Stephen R. Deutsch has never missed a session or a vote. His only goal is to make Charlotte County better for our children and grandchildren.
Stephen R. has a long history of involvement in our community. He has been active at his church, the Homeless Coalition, Habitat for Humanity, YMCA, several veterans groups and numerous other organizations. Deutsch is a faith-driven man who believes it is important to “give back”. He has demonstrated his leadership and ability to work well with others by building bridges of co-operation with all segments of our community. His accessibility and dedication to the people of Charlotte County is unmatched.
Stephen R. has served as Vice Chairman of the Commission, as Chairman of the West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) and is past Chair and current vice chairman of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and many other boards and committees.
He sees key issues facing the county as water quality and planning ahead to ensure our infrastructure meets or exceeds the requirements of our expanding community, maintaining a high level of support for first responders to ensure we are safest and best prepared county in the state, and continued support of our almost 30,000 veterans.
Professionally he has served as a city and town planner, Economic Development, Adult Education, Housing Authority and Community Development Directors. He successfully ran his own real estate and development business for 30 years. Elected Town Councilman, State Representative and State Senator in Rhode Island he "retired" to Port Charlotte 19 years ago.
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