Lenny Curry, Susie Wiles no-shows for CD 4 delegate vote
Lenny Curry at the Jax opening of the Marco Rubio HQ

Lenny Curry

The “Road to Cleveland” delegates have been picked in Congressional District 4, and it’s a strong delegation by any account.

U.S Rep. Ander Crenshaw; state Representative, Duval GOP Chairman Lake Ray; and State Committeewoman Cindy Graves all made the cut. Graves’ candidacy wasn’t hurt at all by her Facebook post Thursday that seemed to imply that President Barack Obama is a Muslim who turned the Democratic Party mascot into a camel.

Some big names in the party were expected — at least by some party insiders — to show up for consideration. But they didn’t make it.

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Susie Wiles, the co-chairwoman for Donald Trump’s Florida campaign were not present.

Wiles said, “The campaign put me up but I have not been active with the local party, so I didn’t expect to be selected.”

That said, she believes the slate is “great.”

We’ve reached out to Curry for comment.

Worth noting is those candidates could, theoretically, be selected as at-large delegates at the RPOF quarterly meeting in Tampa in May.

Alternates include Commiteeman Alexander PantinakisDanny Norton, and Charles Cortes.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


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