Tag: Dick Kravitz
A man holds a sign as community members walk around Vander Veer Park during a march following the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, June 26, 2022, in Davenport, Iowa. Democrats and their aligned groups raised more than $80 million in the week after the Supreme Court stripped away a woman’s constitutional right to have an abortion. The flood of cash offers one of the first tangible signs of how the ruling may energize voters. (Nikos Frazier/Quad City Times via AP)

Peter SchorschAugust 5, 2016

A new flyer from Republican Dick Kravitz offers House District 16 voters a laundry list of his “accomplishments.” Among them, the former Jacksonville City Councilman and state representative claims he received an “A+” rating from the National Rifle Association. One problem; it’s a bald-faced lie. “Dick Kravitz DOES NOT have an ‘A+’ rating from NRA,” writes […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 1, 2016

The money race through July 22 in Northeast Florida State House races is starting to reveal clear resource gaps in some races and tighter contests in others. As candidates are starting to deploy their resources in earnest, an increasingly important metric is cash on hand. **** House District 11: Sheri Treadwell still leads Donnie Horner […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 15, 2016

Former Jacksonville City Councilman and State Rep. Dick Kravitz raised $3,850 in his latest fundraising report for his House District 16 campaign for the GOP nomination. Notable: Kravitz’s draw was mostly PAC money between June 25 and July 8. The South Florida Greyhound Association and the Florida Greyhound Association bet on Kravitz, ponying up $1,000 each. […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 7, 2016

One of the most compelling debates in Northeast Florida this campaign season occurred Wednesday in Jacksonville in the House District 16 GOP race. Jason Fischer, who resigned his school board seat last month, faced off against Dick Kravitz, a political perennial who once was general manager for Jacksonville’s World Football Leagueteam, and who has been in elected politics since […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 6, 2016

The San Jose Country Club hosted the Southside Business Men’s Club debate between House District 16 Republicans Jason Fischer and Dick Kravitz Wednesday. Fischer and Kravitz have, combined, more money than candidates in any other Northeast Florida House race, with over $300,000 between the two Republicans. Fischer has more on hand and a PAC to boot. Beyond that, […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 20, 2016

On June 19, ahead of the date for qualifying for his state House race in Jacksonville’s House District 16, Jason Fischer resigned from the Duval County School Board. Fischer resigned in accordance with the “resign to run” law. Fischer, in a letter received by the Duval Supervisor of Elections Friday, described his four academic years of service on […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 10, 2016

In the competitive GOP primary for an open seat in State House District 16, former Jacksonville Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver was the most notable May donor, giving $5,000 to the PAC of Jason Fischer, “Conservative Solutions for Jacksonville.” Fischer’s political committee has raised $81,000, with almost $53,000 of that remaining as cash on hand. And his campaign […]

A.G. GancarskiApril 28, 2016

Among the most prized industry endorsements of candidates in Northeast Florida: those from NEFAR, aka the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors. FloridaPolitics.com has received a list of the endorsements made thus far. In the state Senate races, there are no real surprises. Incumbents Aaron Bean, Rob Bradley, Audrey Gibson, and Travis Hutson got the nod in Senate Districts 4, 5, 6 […]


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