DAYTONA BEACH -- Headline Surfer® is offering special advertising for the 2014 election cycle for in races throughout Central Florida in the following counties: Volusia, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Brevard, Flgler, St. Johns, Putnam, Marion and Lake. The pricing, $250 to $1,500, is based on a number of factors such as the type of race, size and frequency of the ad placed, location and click-in options.
The basic rates are as follows: County Council races, $1,000 through the Aug. 26 primary. If the particular race has no primary then that is the minimum amount required to cover that period of time. The cost for the general election is $1,500. For city commission and council races, the basic rate through the primary is $250. This is the same fee for School Board and county judge races. Any races beyond the primary would be an additional $350. The fee for circuit judge races for the primary season is $500. For the general election, the cost is $650. The cost for statehouse races is $500 for state representative and $1,000 for state senate. The post-primary is $750 and $1,250. These rate are locked in through June 30 and may increase after that. All fees are paid up front (iunless a payment arrangement is made in advance) and an invoice with the candidates name, amount received, date tendered and office sought will be included. It is the responsibility of the candidate to turn in invoices to the respective supervisor of elections either at the municipal, county or state level. A palm card or PDF with basic information will suffice or Headline Surfer® can create an ad from scratch for a fee of $50. Headline Surfer® will correct any errors free of charge. However, ads pre-made with errors that need to be fixed will be charged to the candidate, with a range of $25 to $50 depending on the complexity of changes. Ads can be updated or changed at any time for a fee of $50. The turn around time is 48-72 hours.