Tag: 2016 legislative races
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Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterOctober 18, 2016

Frank Artiles continues to outpace Dwight Bullard in the Senate District 40 fundraising race, collecting more than 10 times more than Bullard in the first week of October. State records show Artiles raised a combined $80,136 —$25,136 to his official campaign and $55,000 to his political committee — between Oct. 1 and Oct. 7. Records show Bullard […]


Some state Senate candidates may be getting a little boost from Gov. Rick Scott. Ritch Workman in Senate District 17 and Kathleen Passidomo in Senate District 28 have released advertisements featuring Scott. In both of the ads, Scott is shown touting their accomplishments. “When Gov. Scott needed a big job done, he called in the Workman,” an announcer says in a […]


The Florida Chamber of Commerce is going digital. The statewide business advocacy group is poised to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on digital advertising targeting likely primary voters in key legislative races. The campaign, according to a memo obtained by FloridaPolitics.com, will feature 15-second biographical spots on mobile devices and social media, and will […]


The endorsements keep coming. The Florida Retail Federation announced it was backing state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto in her re-election bid. The endorsement was one of several the state’s retail trade association announced Wednesday. The association also endorsed Reps. Brad Drake, Tom Goodson and Rene Plasencia. “Retail is such an important industry in the success of […]


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