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Mitch PerryNovember 6, 2017

The Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida (DPCF) is giving its imprimatur to both Democrats in the Sarasota-area House District 72 seat being vacated by Republican Alex Miller. Businesswoman Ruta Jouniari and attorney Margaret Good are competing in the Democratic primary scheduled for Dec. According to the Progressive Caucus, its endorsement “certifies” that both candidates have […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 29, 2017

The card is set for the special election in House District 72, and four candidates have qualified in the race to replace former Rep. Alex Miller, who left the House Sept. 1. Republican James Buchanan, Libertarian Alison Foxall and Democrats Margaret Good and Ruta Jouniari made the cut before the noon deadline on Friday. The […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 28, 2017

Republican James Buchanan keeps racking up endorsements for his House District 72 campaign, and Wednesday he added the one of the biggest names in Florida Politics to the list in U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. “James is a tenacious worker and someone the voters of Sarasota County can trust to deliver and produce results,” Rubio said. […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 26, 2017

Democrat Margaret Good qualified for the House District 72 special election Tuesday by submitting more than 400 petitions from local supporters. “I’m proud of the effort our team organized in a matter of days to garner the support of hundreds of voters from around the district,” said Good, a Sarasota-based attorney. “The response we’ve seen from voters […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 25, 2017

Libertarian candidate Alison Foxall says she will personally deliver nearly 500 signed petitions to the Sarasota Supervisor of Elections office Monday afternoon to qualify to run in the special election in House District 72. Foxall is one of five candidates who have entered the race since freshman Republican Alex Miller abruptly announced her resignation a month ago. Republicans James […]

Mitch PerrySeptember 23, 2017

Sarasota businesswoman, philanthropist, and community activist Rita Jouniari announced her candidacy for the special election in the House District 72 seat, becoming the second Democrat to join the race. A Boston native, the 50-year-old Journiari has worked for much of her career in health care, beginning with Aetna U.S. Healthcare. She founded the International Staffing Group, […]


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