Tag: 2016 Congressional races


Southwest Florida needs a conservative voice in Congress. That was the message three Republicans running in Florida’s 19th Congressional District sent during a forum hosted by the Women’s Republican Club of Naples Federated and the Collier Republican Club on Thursday. Three Republicans — Dan Bongino, Chauncey Goss and Francis Rooney — are vying to replace Curt Clawson […]

Peter SchorschNovember 2, 2015

Richard Nugent, the former Hernando County sheriff who since 2010 has represented Florida’s 11th Congressional District, will not seek re-election in 2016. “It is with decidedly mixed emotions that I am announcing today that I will not be seeking another term in Congress,” said Nugent, whose decision creates an open seat non-opportunity Republicans are expected […]

Ryan RayApril 14, 2015

Martin School Board member Rebecca Negron has announced a run for the congressional seat vacated by Patrick Murphy, who is running for U.S. Senate. “I believe we live in a nation that, as our founding fathers intended, has given its citizens the greatest opportunities for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” said Negron, wife of state Sen. Joe […]

Ryan RayApril 6, 2015

Newly-minted Congresswoman Gwen Graham is set to be a major target for the National Republican Congressional Committee in her bid for re-election to Florida’s notoriously difficult-to-hold District 2, but according to figures released on Monday, she won’t be outgunned by the GOP House money machine: she raised more than half a million in her first three […]


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