Tag: Ahmad Saadaldin

Phil AmmannDecember 19, 2017

Republican businessman Lawrence McClure easily won the special election in Northwest Hillsborough’s House District 58. With 55 percent of the vote, the 30-year-old McClure will replace Plant City Republican Dan Raulerson, who resigned the seat in August citing health and business reasons. McClure, a partner with the firm Streamline Environmental, Inc., offered a conservative platform, including […]

Mitch PerryDecember 1, 2017

More than 6,300 registered voters in Florida House District 58 special election have already cast a ballot through the mail ahead of the Dec. 19 special election. Republican Lawrence McClure, Democrat Jose Vazquez, Libertarian Bryan Zemina and non-party-affiliated Ahmad Saadaldin are the choices for the voters in the district, which encompasses Plant City, Temple Terrace, Dover, Mango, […]

Mitch PerryNovember 27, 2017

The four men running in the special election in House District 58 next month will meet up in a candidates’ forum Monday, Dec. 4, in Temple Terrace. Republican Lawrence McClure, Democrat Jose Vazquez, Libertarian Bryan Zemina and non-party-affiliated Ahmad Saadaldin are running in the election Dec. 19 to select a successor to Republican Dan Raulerson, […]

Drew WilsonNovember 15, 2017

About 19,000 mail ballots have been sent out for the special general election to replace former Rep. Dan Raulerson in Hillsborough County-based HD 58. Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer announced the mailing in a Wednesday press release, adding that voters have until Dec. 13 to request a mail ballot. Voters expecting to receive […]

Mitch PerryNovember 10, 2017

For many reasons, conventional wisdom is that—in effect—Republican Lawrence McClure has won the House District 58 special election. But there are four candidates on the Dec. 19 ballot, not just two. And they all appeared at a candidates’ forum Thursday night at the Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City. The eastern Hillsborough County seat is considered prime […]

Mitch PerryOctober 10, 2017

In eastern Hillsborough County, one of the more contentious Republican primaries in quite some time will soon be over. Tuesday night, a winner will emerge from the hard-fought House District 58 battle between Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure. HD 58 opened up in August after Plant City Republican Dan Raulerson stepped down for health reasons. Final financial […]

Drew WilsonOctober 4, 2017

Another wave of mailers went out in Hillsborough County blasting HD 58 Republican candidate Yvonne Fry for her alleged lack of conservative bona fides. Both mailers were paid for by “Hillsborough County Conservatism Counts,” a political committee formed at the end of last month by Ash Mason, who worked as a legislative aide in the […]


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