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.

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My Pledge

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


  • 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.


"The Christian Family Coalition Qualifications Committee (CFCQC), representing fair-minded voters in Manatee, Sarasota and Desoto Counties, is pleased to inform you that you have been found highly qualified and have won its rating of your candidacy, for elective office in the upcoming August 18 Election."
The Christian Family Coalition Qualifications Committee (CFCQC)
"Ms. Chittaro displays the utmost integrity and honesty required to serve in this position. She will make the office accountable. It’s time for a change.”
Ray Pilon
Ray Pilon
Former Florida State Representative Dist 72
Former Sarasota County Commissioner Dist 1
"The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) and Unified Sportsmen of Florida are pleased to inform you that both organizations have endorsed you for election to Office of State Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida...Your recognition of the importance of maintaining the presumption of innocence, protecting the innocent and seeking justice while prosecuting crime is critically important to law-abiding gun owners."
"I am convinced she will best serve We the People and move us forward on the right path."
Rick Derringer
Rick Derringer
American Guitarist, Vocalist, Grammy Award-Winning Producer and Sarasota Resident
"The Manatee Sarasota Republican Assembly has unanimously endorsed Lisa's candidacy for State Attorney."
Manatee Sarasota Republican Assembly
Kevin W. Wright
President, Manatee Sarasota Republican Assembly
"Manatee Tea Party endorses Lisa Chittaro."
Tea Party Manatee
"Women for Trump Florida is proud to endorse Lisa Chittaro."
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Women for Trump Florida

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.