A Vote of the Entire County, For the Entire County
Matt Turpin for Okaloosa County Commissioner

Hello!

I'm Matt Turpin

Conservative Republican

I'm an accomplished and results-oriented Certified Public Accountant with extensive experience and expertise in all facets of business valuation, mergers & acquisitions. I'm a partner in multiple businesses ranging from real estate, apparel, restaurant inventory control and consulting.

I want to be your next Okaloosa County Commissioner

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About Me

My Beliefs

We Can Do Better

I'll Work for You

My Positions

One Okaloosa County

As the District 2 Okaloosa County Commissioner, I will not only work for District 2, but I will also work with the entire county’s benefit in mind. Okaloosa County is a family with diverse personalities. I will further working together for the benefit of the entire county.

Strong Conservative

A lifelong conservative, I will work to defend the conservative values of Okaloosa County by supporting law enforcement, our 2nd Amendment rights and pro-business.

Fiscal Conservative

As a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Valuation Analyst, I understand business. As Okaloosa County’s budget grows, I will work to ensure the County is spending tax dollars wisely. I understand budgets (large and small) and will fight to keep your taxes low.

Supporting our Military

I understand and respect our families that serve our country. The military is vital to our county’s economy through the jobs provided, daily business transactions by our service men and women and our housing/real estate market. I will work to further enhance the jobs that support the military mission and the families that serve our Country.

Improving Infrastructure

As the Chair of the County Half-Cent Surtax Oversight Committee, I am well-versed in the traffic issues Okaloosa County faces. We have taken steps to improve traffic flow through out the County and I will work to further these projects by forward thinking solutions and working together to ease the traffic frustrations.

Pro-Business

I will work to bring the right businesses to Okaloosa County. As the County continues to grow at a rapid pace, we must be diligent in attracting high paying jobs to Okaloosa County. We can no longer afford to have generations moving to other areas of the country for higher paying jobs.

My Platform

Issues Facing Okaloosa County

Improving Traffic to Crestview

Half-Cent Sales Tax for Infrastructure

Improvements on Santa Rosa Boulevard

Economic Development

Mask Mandates

1/2 Surtax for Roads

Community Involvement

• Okaloosa County Sales Tax Oversight Committee, 2019- Current (Chair 2021)
• Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2014 – Current (Treas. 2015-2017, Chair 2019)
• ARC of the Emerald Coast Board Member 2013 – Current (Treas. 2014-2018, Chair 2018-2020)

• Fort Walton Yacht Club Board Member 2021 – Current
• William Augustus Bowles Foundation Board Member 2014 – Current, (Treas. 2014-2018, Chair 2019 – Current)
• Camp Walton Bourbon Society – Founder

• Rotary Club of Fort Walton Beach
• Eglin AFB Honorary Commander

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