Tag: 2018 Republican primary
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Drew WilsonSeptember 10, 2018
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Florida’s primary elections had some shockers, none more so than the surprise win of Andrew Gillum in the Democratic primary for Governor. Further down the ticket, in the Republican primary for Escambia County’s state House District 1, there was another big upset: Former state Rep. Mike Hill’s 3-point victory over rising GOP star Rebekah Bydlak. […]

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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3min10
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, […]

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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Nicolas Kimaz has knocked off blogger Javier Manjarres in the GOP primary for Florida’s 22nd Congressional District. Kimaz scored 41 percent of the vote overall. Manjarres earned just 34 percent, with Eddison Walters in third place with 25 percent. The primary got heated at times, with Manjarres facing criticism over his representation of his time […]

Drew WilsonAugust 28, 2018
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Former state Rep. Mike Hill defied the polls and a significant fundraising deficit to emerge victorious in the Republican primary for Escambia County’s House District 1 Tuesday. Hill received 48 percent of the vote in the three-way primary, defeating rising GOP star Rebekah Bydlak by 3 points, while and Lisa Doss took the balance of the vote. […]

Ryan NicolAugust 28, 2018
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State Rep. Gayle Harrell has earned the chance for a promotion to the state Senate in November, defeating Belinda Keiser in the GOP primary for Senate District 25. Harrell ended the night with 56 percent of the vote, while Keiser earned 44 percent despite Keiser dumping $1.6 million into her campaign account. The pair were running […]


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