Lisa-Chittaro-Republican-Candidate-for-state-attorney

Objectivity.
Transparency.
Accountability.

These are the traits I value most, they have guided my career and represent what I will bring to the office, as we need them now more than ever.

My name is Lisa Chittaro, and I want to be your State Attorney for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties.

Get Involved

Donate

Chip in to bring objectivity, transparency, empathy and accountability to our region.

Volunteer

Help Lisa Chittaro become State Attorney for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties.

Lisa Chittero speaking with a veteran

My Pledge

My pledge to the people of Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties:

I WILL

  • Promote efficient and just prosecutions based solely on the evidence and applicable law.
  • Enforce zero tolerance for serious and violent crimes.
  • Support, protect and advocate for victims and their families.
  • Root out and prosecute public corruption.

The Choice is Clear

With a career spanning 20 years, 15 years with the Office of the State Attorney, I understand the responsibilities of the office and to the people. I will always put integrity before politics, and I humbly ask for your vote to be the next State Attorney for Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties.

About Lisa Chittaro

I recognize the important role prosecutors play in shaping the outcome of people’s lives on all sides.

Throughout my career as a prosecutor, I proceeded with cases only when the evidence warranted and facts supported the decision to move forward. I am mindful of the impact my judgment has on the accused and their families. Facts inform my every decision.  

When the current administration took office (2013), I was tasked with creating the white collar/elderly/animal abuse division. My division earned respect because I embedded myself in the community, assisted investigators and zealously prosecuted those who preyed on the most vulnerable members of our community. The energy I brought to the division will be the energy I bring to my role as State Attorney.

As a defense attorney and small business owner, I saw the impact that strong communication has on defendants, their families and friends when under a criminal prosecution. I will keep lines of communication open and swift.

I want to earn your trust with a fair and ethical approach to criminal justice. I will hold people accountable while providing opportunity and rehabilitation to those who need it most.