Tag: Congressional District 10

Scott PowersJuly 13, 2016

Democratic congressional candidate Bob Poe is releasing his first radio commercial in the Orlando market Wednesday using the recent tragic shootings in Orlando and Dallas, and of African-Americans, to tout his gun-control proposals in Florida’s 10th Congressional District race. Poe also is sending out his first mailer with the theme “To make a difference you have […]

Scott PowersJuly 6, 2016

The four Democrats running in Florida’s 10th Congressional District will have their second debate in two weeks Thursday night. The Orange County Democratic Executive Committee announced Wednesday that former police chief Val Demings, businessman Bob Poe, state Sen. Geraldine Thompson and lawyer Fatima Rita Fahmy all have agreed to the three-hour debate, which will take […]

Scott PowersMay 31, 2016

U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and Dr. Dena Minning, who hopes to succeed him in Florida’s 9th Congressional District, were married Sunday evening in Melbourne Beach. Grayson’s U.S. Senate campaign confirmed the wedding Tuesday morning after Frank Torres’ Orlando Political Observer first reported the news. “Rep. Alan Grayson and his wife Dr. Dena Grayson had a small, private wedding […]

Scott PowersMay 23, 2016

A complaint filed with the Florida Elections Commission alleges that former Orlando Police Chief Val Deming‘s aborted 2014 Orange County mayoral campaign played favorites in refunding campaign money. The complaint, filed Thursday by Connor Pace of Gainesville, contends that the 2014 Val Demings for Orange County Mayor campaign fully refunded money to a handful of […]

Scott PowersMay 20, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings became the first candidate to qualify for the ballot by petition in Orlando-based Congressional District 10, her campaign announced Friday. The campaign used volunteers to collect 2,298 valid voter signatures to qualify, with the majority of the signatures coming from Orange County voters, though 40 Florida counties were represented. […]

Scott PowersMay 18, 2016

Republican Geoffrey LaGarde has filed to run in the Orlando-based Congressional District 10 race. If LaGarde qualifies — and he said he intends to do so by petition — it could force a Republican primary in that district with businesswoman Thuy Lowe of Sorrento. LaGarde, 34, is a master sergeant in the Air Force Reserves, currently active, […]


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