Tag: 2016 state House races
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Ryan RayJune 13, 2016

Though Rep. David Richardson had been making gestures toward a state Senate run amid speculation last year Sen. Gwen Margolis might retire, the second-term lawmaker said Monday he will decline a run for the now-open Senate District 38 seat. Richardson will instead seek re-election in his current solidly Democratic House District 113 seat based in Miami Beach. Richardson praised […]

Drew WilsonJune 10, 2016

Pensacola Republican Frank White brought in another $23,700 last month in his campaign to take over the open House District 2 seat. White’s May report, which also includes $10,914 in spending, shows the first-time candidate with an impressive $164,345 on hand after just two full months in the campaign. His donor list also shows support from some influential […]

Ryan RayJune 8, 2016

Rep. Dane Eagle does not currently face an opponent in his House District 77 re-election bid, but the Cape Coral Republican isn’t taking any chances. The second-term lawmaker brought in $37,575 from more than 50 contributions during May, according to newly released campaign finance data. Those included 18 contributions of $1,000, the legal maximum for state legislative […]

Drew WilsonJune 7, 2016

Republican House District 25 candidate Thomas Leek has crossed the $100,000 mark in the race to replace Rep. Fred Costello in the Volusia County seat. According to newly filed campaign finance data, Leek raised $26,300 last month and spent just $2,676, leaving him with just over $110,000 in his campaign account after four months in the race. Among […]

Drew WilsonJune 6, 2016

Hialeah Republican Rep. Manny Diaz announced Monday his campaign brought in $26,775 last month for a total of $243,475 raised for his House District 103 re-election campaign. “Our campaign is in high gear, and we are really grateful to the folks who are investing in our conservative message and values,” Diaz said. “We will continue to work hard to […]

Ryan RayJune 1, 2016

Tampa businesswoman Rebecca Smith snagged an endorsement in her race for House District 60 on Wednesday, courtesy of the Florida Architects’ Political Action Committee. “FAPAC is honored to offer its support and endorsement of Rebecca Smith to become the District 60 Representative to the Florida State Legislature,” said Mickey Jacob, an AIA Florida member and past president of the […]


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