Tag: Alex Barrio
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Peter SchorschAugust 28, 2016
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The final campaign finance reports before Florida’s Aug. 30 Primary Election are in and Victor Torres, Randolph Bracy, and Mike Clelland have held on to their leads in Central Florida’s Senate seats. Clelland is facing fellow former Rep. Linda Stewart and Rick Roach in the Democratic Primary for Senate District 13, and he was able to raise another $83,775 across his campaign and […]

Scott PowersAugust 12, 2016
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The national progressive Democrats’ group Democracy For America has announced endorsements in several more Florida races, including backing Henry Lim, Alex Barrio, and Sheena Meade in Florida House races, and Dwight Bullard in a Florida Senate race. Meade is running in House District 46, Lim in House District 47 and Barrio in House District 48, […]

Scott PowersAugust 3, 2016
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A politically-potent public employees and health workers union has released more endorsements in Central Florida races including those of congressional candidate Val Demings and Florida House candidate Henry Lim, who are both in tough Democratic primaries. The Service Employees International Union also endorsed both Democratic candidates in the House District 48 race, Alex Barrio, who […]

Peter SchorschJuly 25, 2016
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On Friday, the Florida Realtors PAC made its endorsements for the 2016 election cycle. There are more than 400 candidates who have qualified to run for the 160 seats in the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate. According to a release from the organization, candidates were evaluated on numerous factors, including their voting record on issues […]

Scott PowersJuly 5, 2016
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Democrat Amy Mercado increased her cash advantage in the primary contest with Alex Barrio for the Kissimmee-based House District 48 seat. Mercado reported raising $6,250 in the period ending June 24 and spent just $2,753, mostly on consultants, while Barrio raised $3,045 but spent $6,679, mostly on staff and consultants, in the 24-day period. Consequently, […]

Peter SchorschJune 17, 2016
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The frontrunners in many Central Florida legislative races piled on more money last month, with several candidates holding six-figure leads five months out from Election Day. In Senate District 13, the most competitive race among Orange County’s Senate seats, former Democratic Rep. Mike Clelland is trouncing the other two Democrats in the race with more […]


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