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Drew WilsonMay 23, 2018

Ardian Zika has added another backer in his bid to replace term-limited House Speaker Richard Corcoran in House District 37. The Land O’ Lakes Republican announced Wednesday that John Grant, who represented Pasco and Hillsborough counties in the Florida Senate from 1986 to 2000, had endorsed him in the four-way Republican Primary for Pasco County-based seat. […]

Drew WilsonMay 7, 2018

Land O’ Lakes Republican Ardian Zika announced Monday that Pasco Tax Collector Mike Fasano and Sheriff Chris Nocco have endorsed his campaign to succeed House Speaker Richard Corcoran in House District 37. “Ardian Zika left a civil war-torn country to seek freedom and opportunity in the United States. I’ve represented the people of Pasco County, as their Tax […]

Drew WilsonApril 30, 2018

Pasco County Republican Ardian Zika announced Monday that his House District 37 campaign had gathered enough signatures to make the ballot by petition. The campaign said it has collected and submitted 1,225 petitions, which equates to 1 percent of the voter registration in HD 37. Qualifying by petition allows candidates to avoid paying a fee […]

Drew WilsonMarch 13, 2018

House District 37 frontrunner Ardian Zika picked up an endorsement Tuesday from St. Petersburg Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes. “Ardian Zika is a conservative Republican who knows what it takes to build a business, make payroll and grow our economy,” Brandes said in a press release. “Ardian’s story – how he left a civil war-torn country […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 12, 2018

Republican Ardian Zika announced Monday that his campaign to succeed House Speaker Richard Corcoran in House District 37 crossed the $150,000 mark in total fundraising last month. Zika raised $8,325 in January and has now raised $155,762 since filing for the Pasco County-based seat in August. He had just shy of $148,000 in the bank […]

Drew WilsonNovember 10, 2017

Republican Ardian Zika posted a solid fundraising report for October with $23,000 raised and an on-hand total of $124,000 in the race to replace House Speaker Richard Corcoran in House District 37. Zika took in 44 contributions last month, including 15 for the maximum donation of $1,000. His spending clocked in at just $1,250 – […]


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