Tag: Aakash Patel

Drew WilsonJuly 17, 2018
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Republican Aakash Patel announced Tuesday that the first TV ad backing his Hillsborough County Commission campaign is already hitting the airwaves. The 30-second spot, entitled “A Better Hillsborough,” features a half dozen Hillsborough residents saying what they are looking for out of the next commissioner to hold the countywide District 7 seat. “My county commissioner […]

Drew WilsonJuly 2, 2018
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Tampa Republican Aakash Patel posted his fifth consecutive report showing more than $25,000 raised for his Hillsborough County Commission campaign. The District 7 candidate added $14,750 for his political committee, Elevate Tampa, and another $13,000 for his campaign account, for a total haul of $27,750 during last month. Those figures include contributions for the last […]

Drew WilsonJune 21, 2018
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Hillsborough County Commission candidate Aakash Patel snagged a nod former Republican Rep. Trey Traviesa Thursday, making for three endorsements in the past week. “I met Aakash Patel while he was a student at Florida State University working in Student Government and a member of the Seminole Torchbearers, an organization which acknowledges and encourages leaders at […]

Drew WilsonJune 19, 2018
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Tampa Republican Aakash Patel notched another significant endorsement for his Hillsborough County Commission campaign Tuesday, this time from Attorney General Pam Bondi. “I am happy to offer my support and endorsement to Aakash Patel as he makes his initial run for Hillsborough County Commission,” Bondi said. “I have known Aakash since he returned to Tampa after […]

Drew WilsonJune 4, 2018
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Republican Aakash Patel raised more than $30,000 last month for his bid to succeed Sandra Murman in the District 1 seat on the Hillsborough County Commission. May brought $19,386 in new money to Patel’s campaign account and another $11,000 to his political committee, Elevate Tampa. He has now raised more than $450,000 since filing for […]

Drew WilsonMay 14, 2018
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Republican Aakash Patel announced Monday that Hillsborough County Firefighters Local 2294, which represents more than 1,000 area firefighters, has endorsed his campaign for Hillsborough County Commission. “Hillsborough County Firefighters proudly support Aakash Patel for Hillsborough County Commission District 1. Mr. Patel has an extensive history of supporting all aspects of Hillsborough County public safety. His […]


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