Tag: 4th Circuit State Attorney race

A.G. GancarskiJuly 28, 2016

The word in Duval County Republican circles is that Wes White, challenging Angela Corey in her re-election bid for state attorney, is dropping out. Not so, White told FloridaPolitics.com Thursday. “I’m in it to win it,” White said over the phone, before following up with text messages. “To make it absolutely clear, I will be going full […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 27, 2016

The case of Carol Scott, et al v. Mike Hogan, et al — better known as the “sham candidate” case in Florida’s 4th Circuit state attorney race — has been requested to be added to the Florida Supreme Court docket by the lawyers for Carol Scott’s side. The plaintiff’s lawyers are invoking the discretionary jurisdiction of the court, which […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 21, 2016

Fourth Circuit State Attorney candidate Melissa Nelson has a very interesting name on the host committee of her Aug. 2 fundraiser. Former Jacksonville mayoral candidate Audrey Moran, seen by many as the conscience of Jacksonville politics, highlights a stacked host committee for the women-only event. Also featured on the host committee: Ginny Myrick, a two-term former member of the […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 15, 2016

In the two weeks from June 25 to July 8, 4th Circuit State Attorney candidate Melissa Nelson raised $166,000 in hard money combined with political committee money. The political committee, “First Coast Values,” brought in $150,000 of that sum, with $25,000 donations from Wayne Hogan, Wayne Weaver, Gary Chartrand, and Lawrence Dubow leading the way. The committee has $176,000 cash […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 7, 2016

Fourth Circuit State Attorney Angela Corey rolled out four more endorsements for re-election Thursday, from four of Northeast Florida’s incumbents in Tallahassee. One of them seems to be new. Sens. Aaron Bean, Rob Bradley, Travis Hutson, and Rep. Paul Renner were bundled into a press release from the Corey campaign, which has messaged heavily on endorsements from Republican […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 5, 2016

On Tuesday, Jacksonville Ethics head Carla Miller and General Counsel Jason Gabriel weighed in on the recent ad Angela Corey filmed at the State Attorney’s office. The short version: it is permissible for incumbents to film political ads in the taxpayer-funded buildings that house their offices, as long as challengers receive a similar unfettered consideration. Tuesday, Miller wrote […]


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