Tag: 2nd Congressional District
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Jim RosicaOctober 26, 2016

GOP nominee Neal Dunn likely has the win for the 2nd Congressional District in the bag, but that’s not stopping him from raising money. Federal Election Commission “48-hour notices” show contributions this month from the Holland & Knight law firm’s Committee for Effective Government ($1,000) and the Action Committee for Rural Electrification ($2,500). Such notices […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 6, 2016

The Democratic primary for the 2nd Congressional District has a winner. As of Tuesday evening, the Division of Elections’ website showed attorney Walt Dartland with 30,115 votes to Live Oak tree farmer Steve Crapps‘ 29,982, after machine and manual recounts. Results that are within one-half of 1 percent require a recount by order of the secretary of state. […]

Michael MolineAugust 30, 2016

Candidate Mary Thomas was the target and beneficiary of late injections of political action committee money into Florida’s 2nd Congressional District race. The “North Florida Neighbors” super PAC dropped $3,540 into telephone calls intended to boost Neal Dunn, the Panama City urological surgeon fighting Thomas in the GOP primary. Thomas is general counsel to the Department of Elder Affairs […]

Jim RosicaAugust 28, 2016

Neal Dunn is getting by with a lot of help from his friends — and himself. Dunn, one of three GOP candidates for the 2nd Congressional District in north Florida, has recently received campaign contributions from medical-associated political organizations. No surprise: He’s a Panama City urological surgeon. He also lent his own campaign $100,000 earlier this […]

Staff ReportsAugust 25, 2016

In the mad dash for endorsements just days before the Aug. 30 primary, Republican Neal Dunn snagged the seal of approval from the Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police.  Dunn, a Panama City urological surgeon, is running for the 2nd Congressional District. “He will continue to serve the citizens of his district as an effective Congressional leader,” an FOP […]

Michael MolineAugust 24, 2016

A lawyer acting on behalf of Republican congressional candidate Mary Thomas is demanding Florida broadcasters pull ads labeling her “a Charlie Crist appointee.” But the political committee behind the spots appears uncowed. A spokesman for the ESAFund confirmed that, as of Tuesday evening, all ad buys were still in place. Craig Engle, a partner in the Arent Fox law […]

Jim RosicaAugust 22, 2016

Large donations continue to trickle into North Florida congressional candidates in advance of next Tuesday’s primary elections. On Sunday, Matt Gaetz reported $10,000 — two contributions of $5,000 each — from the Majority Committee Political Action Committee (PAC). That PAC is affiliated with U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from Bakersfield, California. Gaetz, a Republican state […]


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