Meet The Candidate
Carla Spalding is an American Patriot who moved to the United States from the Island of Jamaica at the age of 18. As a proud American citizen, Carla Spalding epitomizes the essence of what makes this country great!
Carla is a woman who wears many hats. She is a Veteran, College Professor, Registered Nurse and above all, a single working mother.
Her life experience illustrates her passion to serve others and her desire to better the future of the people around her. Despite differences, experiences, and challenges Carla believes it is our American spirit that allows us to endure any circumstance and prosper. She is known for her commitment for helping others and making a difference in people’s lives. She proudly served in the United States Navy and later earned a Master’s degree in Nursing with a specialty in Education. She is a Mental Health Professor and a former nurse at the VA Regional Medical Center. Carla is also a published author, a College Advisory Curriculum Board member, Former Associate Director of Nursing and former Council Secretary for the Salvation Army in South Florida. Before leaving the VA Regional Medical Center, Spalding was honored as Nurse of the Year in 2013 in recognition of her hard work and dedication of service to veterans.
"When I joined the Navy, I learned a great deal about devotion to duty and the importance of defending America and its values. Now it’s time to defend Broward County! To do so, there needs to be an end to the corruption. This starts with the Supervisor of Elections Office. Over the years, there have been numerous reports of fraud and incompetence with prior election officials. With a background of leadership, management and the ability to follow protocols, policies and procedures according to the law, I can ensure safe, transparent and fair Elections. No more deceased individuals or illegal voting.”
Carla has had the opportunity to manage and assist in outreach programs, work with precinct leaders, volunteers and staff members. Carla understands the importance of a fair election process. She also had the opportunity to hear the concerns of the community regarding elections and now is the opportunity to fix it!