Tag: Ander Crenshaw

Ryan RayJune 3, 2016

U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham is reaching across the aisle in an effort to bring the F-35 fighter jet to Florida. The freshman Democrat from Tallahassee co-wrote letters with U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw and U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen addressed to top Air Force brass asking them to consider expanding USAF’s presence across Florida. “We must ensure that the Jacksonville [Air National Guard] base […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 3, 2016

The first TV ad of the race to replace Ander Crenshaw in Florida’s 4th Congressional District is out; it’s called “Rawhide,” and it’s from Hans Tanzler. As the title suggests, it has a cowboy movie feel. It leads off with a Reward poster, with a rustic voiceover spotlighting “some bad guys in Washington,” including Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid. […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 16, 2016

A month after telling FloridaPolitics.com that he was going to run in Congressional District 4, St. Johns County Commissioner Bill McClure formally announced his campaign Monday via news release. Sounding populist themes similar in tenor to what he said last month, McClure, a Republican, opined: “Congress is broken. And electing the same kind of career politicians who are focused on […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 12, 2016

Eric Smith, a Jacksonville Democrat and City Council mainstay of the 20th century, told the Florida Times-Union he would run in Congressional District 4. Smith, a three-term state legislator, told the Times-Union Thursday that “no party should own a congressional district and nobody should be sent to Washington because of their party affiliation.” Smith, who last served […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 22, 2016

Hans Tanzler III, son of the first post-Consolidation mayor (pictured above), former CEO of the St. Johns River Water Management District, and former CFO of the Haskell Company, is “actively considering” a run in Congressional District 4, he told FloridaPolitics.com Friday. Tanzler’s Jacksonville roots run deep. As a third-generation Jacksonville resident with a legacy on both […]

Melissa RossApril 20, 2016

Former Duval County Sheriff John Rutherford continues to rack up endorsements in his run for Jacksonville’s open Congressional seat. Duval County Sheriff Mike Williams, St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar and Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper are all supporting Rutherford as he seeks to replace outgoing Congressman Ander Crenshaw, who is retiring, in Congressional District […]


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