Tag: Carlos Slay

A.G. GancarskiAugust 1, 2018

State Sen. Aaron Bean and state Rep. Cord Byrd both face primary challenges, a measure of the pitched nature of Nassau County politics. However, it appears they will have unmatchable resources in those ballot-box battles. Bean, after raising $6,950 over the two weeks ending July 20, has roughly $98,000 in his campaign account. His committee account has another […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 22, 2018

In Senate District 4, the electoral landscape is becoming much more interesting for incumbent state Sen. Aaron Bean. The Fernandina Beach Republican faces both a primary challenge and (should he prevail) two emerging general election opponents. All three candidates qualified as of Friday morning, In the GOP primary, Bean takes on a familiar rival: Carlos Slay, a […]

Drew WilsonJune 21, 2018

Republican Sen. Aaron Bean, who faces challengers on all sides in his 2018 re-election bid, got a boost Thursday by way of an endorsement from the Florida Retail Federation. The retail trade group highlighted the Fernandina Beach lawmaker’s help voting down a bill to increase the “felony threshold limit” — the value of goods an […]

A.G. GancarskiMarch 21, 2017

The Naples Daily News isn’t a usual go-to source on northeast Florida politics, but it dropped a blockbuster story about Sen. Aaron Bean on Monday. The claim: “Bean helped secure a $1 million special appropriation in this year’s budget for an early mental health screening program run by Catherine Drew, the wife of Nassau County Tax Collector John Drew. Bean and John Drew […]


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