Tag: 2018 Democratic primary
Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin gives his closing remarks on his bill HB 1, known as the "anti-riot bill" during a House session before the bill passed at the Capitol.

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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Attorney Jason Pizzo has knocked incumbent state Sen. Daphne Campbell out of the Florida Legislature, defeating her in the Democratic primary for Senate District 38 Tuesday night. After all the votes were counted, Pizzo led Campbell 54 percent to 46 percent among Miami-Dade voters. “We overcame challenges and obstacles, and now we’re ready to lead […]

Drew WilsonAugust 28, 2018
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Hillsborough School Board member Susan Valdes appears to have overcome months of sloppy campaigning to eek out a win in the Democratic primary for Hillsborough County’s House District 62. With 34 of 37 precincts reporting some outstanding mail votes, Valdes is leading Mike Alvarez, U.S. Marine Corps veteran by a few hundred votes with medical marijuana […]

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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Gary Farmer has lapped Jim Waldman in the Democratic primary for Senate District 34. With 98 of precincts reporting, Farmer ended miles ahead of Waldman, beating him 70 percent to 30 percent. This contest was a rematch of 2016, when Waldman, along with Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed, challenged Farmer for the Democratic nomination. Farmer faced a barrage of […]

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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Democrat Jim Bonfiglio and Republican Mike Caruso came out ahead in their respective primaries Tuesday night, setting up a showdown between the pair this November. Bonfiglio defeated Ryan Rossi 57 percent to 43 percent. Caruso ended the night with a similar margin, leading Matt Spritz 56 percent to 44 percent. Bonfiglio, the Mayor of Ocean Ridge, […]


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