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Marco Rubio unveils Southwest Florida grassroots leadership team

Marco Rubio has support from the majority of Southwest Florida’s legislative delegation.

The campaign rolled out its Southwest Florida grassroots leadership team Monday. The team, which includes leaders from Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties, includes most of the Collier and Lee county legislative delegation.

The team includes Sens. Lizbeth Benacquisto and Garrett Richter, and Reps. Matt Caldwell, Dane Eagle, Heather Fitzenhagen, Kathleen Passidomo and Ray Rodrigues. Rep. Ken Roberson, whose district includes Charlotte County, is also on the list.

With just a few weeks to go until the Aug. 30 primary, Rubio’s campaign has been unveiling grassroots leadership teams across the state.

The rest of the Southwest Florida leadership team include:

Elected officials: U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, Fort Myers Mayor Randall Henderson, Glades County Commissioner John Ahern, Glades County Commissioner Weston Pryor, and Hendry County Commissioner Karson Turner

Charlotte County: Darol Carr, Roger Eaton, Bill Folchi, Lindsay Harrington, Bruce Laishley, Peg Love, Julie Price, Jane Sturges, and Bessie Thrasher

Collier County: Litha Berger, Dennis Hahm, Shari Monetta and Bill Poteet

DeSoto County: Robert Staton

Glades County: Ardis Hammock and Tommy Perry

Hendry County: Christine Howell, Margie Nelson, Steve Nisbet, and Ron Zimmerly

Lee County: Doris Cortese, Missi Lastra, Jonathan Martin, Kerri Tonkin, and Ashley Winstel

 

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