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Scott PowersAugust 2, 2016

Democratic congressional candidate Darren Soto has received an endorsement from a former lieutenant governor of Puerto Rico in Soto’s quest for the heavily Puerto Rican voter support in Florida’s Kissimmee-based 9th Congressional District. Former Lt. Gov. Kenneth McClintock, who served from 2009-2013, traveled to the district over the weekend to support Soto, who is in […]

Scott PowersJune 28, 2016

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer is working double-duty this week for fundraisers for Florida’s 9th Congressional District Democratic candidates, with a planned appearance Thursday at one for state Sen. Darren Soto. The Democratic mayor, who is not picking Democratic sides in the race, will be joined at Soto’s $100-per-person fundraiser by Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh, […]

Scott PowersJune 24, 2016

St. Cloud businessman Wayne Liebnitzky and Kissimmee City Commissioner Wanda Rentas will force a Republican primary to go along with a bigger Democratic primary in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. Rentas qualified Friday afternoon, two hours after the qualifying period closed, as elections officials worked feverishly to get through a backlog of filings.. The Democrats will […]

Scott PowersJune 24, 2016

UNITE HERE, a union representing hotel maids, food-service workers and others at Walt Disney World and other Orlando tourism and lodging businesses has endorsed Democrat Susannah Randolph in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. UNITE HERE’s two locals, 362 and 737, represents union members who work in the hotel, transportation, food service, manufacturing, textile, distribution, and laundry industries. “In […]

Scott PowersJune 14, 2016

Democratic congressional candidate Susannah Randolph has announced a three-point plan for guns including banning assault weapons and expanding background checks. Randolph is running in Florida’s 9th Congressional District, covering south-central Orlando and Orange County, Osceola County and eastern Polk County. Her position on gun violence was released in response to Sunday’s Pulse nightclub massacre. She, […]

Scott PowersJune 7, 2016

One of the oldest and most mainstream environmental groups, Clean Water Action, has endorsed Democrat Susannah Randolph‘s bid for Florida’s 9th Congressional District, her campaign announced. Randolph is a former state program director for the organization, part of her career as an activist and political staff member. Clean Water Action’s advocacy dates to helping pass […]


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