Tag: April Freeman

Jacob OglesAugust 28, 2018
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State Sen. Greg Stuebe emerged victorious from a hard-fought Republican primary in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. With most precincts reporting, Steube had 62 percent of the vote compared to Charlotte County veteran Bill Akins‘s 19 percent and state Rep. Julio Gonzalez’s 18 percent. Steube had been backed by conservative groups like the National Rifle Association and Club for […]

Drew WilsonAugust 16, 2018
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Sarasota state Sen. Greg Steube filed another six-figure fundraising report ahead of the primary election for Florida’s 17th Congressional District, bringing his to-date fundraising total past the $500,000 mark. From the start of last month through Aug. 8, Steube’s campaign account received $126,636 in contributions, including $104,136 from individual donors and another $22,500 from political […]

Drew WilsonJuly 9, 2018
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State Rep. Julio Gonzalez brought in another $225,000 last quarter for his campaign to succeed U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. “I am proud to have the support of so many Floridians,” Gonzalez said.  “We’ve built support throughout the district and earned the endorsements of conservative leaders who care about sending effective […]

Peter SchorschAugust 10, 2016
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More than 300 candidates are running for elected office in Florida, including Congress and 160 seats in the Florida House and Senate. And, try as we will, FloridaPolitics.com won’t be able to interview them all. So we are asking every candidate, including incumbents, to complete a questionnaire we believe offers an interesting, albeit thumbnail, sketch […]

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April Freeman wants to make sure her supporters know exactly who she’s running against, a feat that may be a little bit more complicated than it sounds. Freeman, a Cape Coral Democrat, is running in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. She’s hoping to unseat Republican Rep. Tom Rooney. Easy enough to remember, right? Not this year. For […]

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A Southwest Florida Democrat is calling on the federal government to designate Lake Okeechobee as a national monument. April Freeman, a Cape Coral Democrat running for Congress, said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should designate the lake as a national monument through executive order. The action, she said, would expedite clean-up, and “ensure appropriations for […]


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