Tag: 2018 Attorney General’s Race

Jacob OglesNovember 7, 2018

History repeats: Another Tampa Bay-area prosecutor will be Florida’s Attorney General. Republican Ashley Moody, a former judge and prosecutor, came out ahead in the statewide race to be Florida’s chief legal officer. She defeated Democratic state Rep. Sean Shaw, also of Tampa. With 99.2 percent of precincts reporting statewide, Moody had more than 52 percent of […]

Peter SchorschJuly 2, 2018

Bob Graham, Florida’s former Governor and U.S. Senator, on Monday endorsed state Rep. Sean Shaw to be the next Attorney General. The two Democrats appeared at a news conference in Miami. Graham mentioned Shaw’s father, the late Florida Supreme Court justice Leander J. Shaw Jr., as a “pillar of the legal profession in Florida.” He appointed Shaw, […]

Drew WilsonMay 1, 2018

Senate President Joe Negron waded into the Republican Primary for Attorney General Tuesday, announcing his support for former circuit court judge Ashley Moody. “The next Attorney General of Florida should possess a keen legal mind, understand the rich history of Florida and protect the rights of all citizens of our State,” the Stuart Republican said […]

Drew WilsonApril 12, 2018

Former circuit court judge and Republican candidate for Attorney General Ashley Moody announced Thursday that two more county sheriffs have endorsed her bid to succeed Pam Bondi in the fall. The endorsements came from Taylor County Sheriff Wayne Padgett and Martin County Sheriff William Snyder, both Republicans. “Ensuring safety and security for every Floridian is […]

Drew WilsonApril 12, 2018

Former Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Court Judge and Attorney General candidate Ashley Moody finished March with more than $1.5 million on hand between her campaign account and political committee. “This unprecedented support of Floridians, both in personal endorsements and financial contributions, is a testament to the hard work of our campaign team and volunteers,” said Moody. […]

Drew WilsonApril 10, 2018

Tampa Democratic Rep. Sean Shaw brought in more than $211,000 last month for his bid to replace termed-out Attorney General Pam Bondi in the fall. “The support our campaign has received over the last month is a clear sign of the enthusiasm Floridians have for returning the office of the Attorney General back to the […]

Peter SchorschApril 6, 2018

Tampa Democratic Rep. Sean Shaw on Thursday announced a pair of top-level hires for his campaign to succeed Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi. Filling the communications director position is Anders Croy, a veteran Democratic operative whose resume includes numerous campaigns and stints as the communications director for state House and Senate Democrats. Most recently, he […]

Drew WilsonMarch 29, 2018

Pensacola Republican Rep. Frank White shared his testimony of becoming a Christian in a new video released by his Attorney General campaign ahead of the Easter holiday. The new ad is the second video White’s campaign has put out since he filed for AG in October. “I am a Christian. Jesus Christ changed my life,” […]


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