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Larry GriffinNovember 8, 2016

In Senate District 13, Linda Stewart swept the polls with 58 percent of the vote, topping opponent Dean Asher‘s 41 percent. Asher was a self-described moderate Republican, and Stewart a progressive Democrat. Asher’s focus was mostly on jobs and allowing small businesses to thrive. He presented himself very much as the sensible, community-minded Republican. Stewart, meanwhile, is a progressive focused […]

Scott PowersOctober 4, 2016

The next state senator representing the Orlando-based Senate District 13 is likely to be concerned about guns and mental health, and supportive of the LGBT community and advocating environmental protection; though Republican Dean Asher and Democrat Linda Stewart part ways on economic matters. Asher, a Realtor and self-described political moderate, and Stewart, a former state […]

Scott PowersSeptember 26, 2016

Former state Rep. Mike Clelland, who lost the Democratic primary for Florida Senate District 13 to former state Rep. Linda Stewart, endorsed her Monday for the general election. The two had been colleagues from Central Florida in the Florida House for two years before both were swept out of office in the 2014 elections. This […]

Scott PowersSeptember 26, 2016

Democratic Florida Senate candidate Linda Stewart Monday blasted Mosaic and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for their delayed responses to the massive Polk County sinkhole that drained fertilizer byproduct runoff into the aquifer. Stewart, running against Republican nominee Dean Asher in Florida Senate District 13, based in Orlando, said the company’s and the state’s […]


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