Tag: 2018 primary election

Jacob OglesAugust 29, 2018
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It’s official. Generation X will take over the Governor’s Mansion and Florida Cabinet this November. With party primaries over and the party nominees selected for every statewide office, it became more evident than ever a new generation of leaders had arrived in Florida. Outside the federal U.S. Senate contest, every major party candidate for statewide […]

Danny McAuliffeAugust 28, 2018
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Ron DeSantis won the Republican primary election for Governor on Tuesday. With results from just a few counties remaining, it’s clear Republican voters backed DeSantis over his opponent, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam. DeSantis, so far, holds a near-20 percent lead over Putnam, with 56 percent of GOP voters choosing DeSantis. DeSantis appeared with his wife, Casey […]

Scott PowersAugust 28, 2018
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Voting rates are “blowing past” previous years’ totals in Central Florida’s Orange and Seminole counties as big early-voting and mail-voting pushes are giving way to solid election day turnouts. That’s combined with a report from Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner that there appear to be no major issues statewide. “Today is Florida’s Primary Election and […]

Michael MolineAugust 28, 2018
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Steve Vancore learned the political operative game at the knee of legendary practitioner Marian Johnson some 30 years ago, at Florida Lawyers Action Group. Today, he’s one of Florida’s leading political consultants and pollsters, operating as a partner in VancoreJones Communications, and teaches media application at Florida State University. He even made the Influence 100 list of […]

Drew WilsonAugust 4, 2018
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Former circuit court judge Ashley Moody topped the field of candidates running for Attorney General last week thanks in large part to cashing her first six-figure matching funds check. Moody, a Republican backed by term-limited AG Pam Bondi, brought in nearly $374,000 between her campaign and political committee, Friends of Ashley Moody, for the reporting […]


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