Tag: Aug. 28 primary

Scott PowersOctober 25, 2018
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Florida added 264,413 voters since the Aug. 28 primary with Democrats out-registering Republicans by nearly 18,000 during the period. Florida now has 13,278,070 voters registered to cast ballots in the Nov. 6 general election, according to the new book closing reports posted by the Florida Division of Elections, through last Thursday’s book-closing date for registering. […]

Scott PowersSeptember 17, 2018
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Eight outside political committees and groups provided almost $1.2 million support to U.S. Rep. Darren Soto‘s defeat of his predecessor former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the Aug. 28 Democratic primary for Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Apparently highlighting the outside help for Soto was the George Soros–backed Latino Victory Fund, which claimed on primary day that […]

Scott PowersAugust 29, 2018
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The George Soros-backed Latino Victory Fund declared Tuesday evening that its independent campaign spending to support U.S. Rep. Darren Soto reached $500,000 entering today’s Democratic primary against his challenger former U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. That amount, which Latino Victory Fund described as “an investment,” bought more than 500 television spots that […]

Scott PowersAugust 27, 2018
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The shooting at the gamers’ tournament Sunday at Jacksonville Landing is being followed by four Democratic gubernatorial candidates — Gwen Graham, Philip Levine, Jeff Greene, and Chris King — heading to Jacksonville, in part to offer direct responses. Graham, the former U.S. Representative from Tallahassee, and King, the businessman from Winter Park, added additional events to […]

Scott PowersAugust 25, 2018
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Philip Levine is planning a whirlwind tour of Central Florida’s Puerto Rican communities with the isaland’s former Gov. Sila María Calderón Serra this weekend. She endorsed Levine Friday in the Democratic gubernatorial primary election, his campaign announced. That seal of approval adds to the endorsements Levine already has received from San Juan Mayor Carmen […]

Scott PowersAugust 24, 2018
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In the ever-changing landscape of the Florida Democratic gubernatorial race heading into Tuesday, Jeff Greene is back. The day after the Palm Beach businessman, who had been running a distant fourth in polls, started pulling all his television commercials, he has reconsidered. Jeff Greene for governor commercials will start running again on Monday in Jacksonville, […]

Scott PowersAugust 24, 2018
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Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer has endorsed Gwen Graham in the governor’s race, her campaign announced Friday. Dyer, mayor of the City Beautiful for 15 years and with with enough statewide recognition that he was considered a possible strong candidate to run for governor himself this year, matches up well political with Graham’s more moderate Democratic views. “Here […]

Scott PowersAugust 24, 2018
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The “pink wave” is coming, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham vowed Friday, as the national Democratic women’s group EMILY’s List introduced her and six endorsed congressional candidates before Tuesday’s primary elections. The seven Democratic women candidates took varying degrees of explicitly expressing gender politics during a telephone press conference sponsored by EMILY’s List Friday. However, […]


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