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Drew WilsonJuly 19, 2018

Auburndale Republican Neil Combee started hitting the airwaves in Florida’s 15th Congressional District with a new ad touting his presidential appointment and his support for Donald Trump’s border wall. The 30-second ad features Combee, a former state Representative, on a ranch with his family and neighbors pitches him as the most conservative candidate in the […]

Drew WilsonJuly 17, 2018

Florida’s 15th Congressional District is a safe Republican seat by nearly every metric, but that didn’t stop Lakeland Democrat Kristen Carlson from outraising the 10 other candidates vying to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. Carlson, a former prosecutor and former general counsel to the Florida Department of Citrus, raised just shy of $250,000 during […]

Drew WilsonJuly 9, 2018

Republican state Rep. Ross Spano has a double-digit lead in the race for Florida’s 15th Congressional District according to a fresh poll of primary voters in the tri-county district. The St. Pete Polls survey found Spano with 31.6 percent support among CD 15 Republicans, 12 points ahead of former GOP Auburndale state Rep. Neil Combee. […]

Drew WilsonJuly 6, 2018

Republican Danny Kushmer picked up two endorsements on Friday for his bid to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross in Florida’s 15th Congressional District. The first came in from Bartow Commissioner James Clements. “When endorsing someone, you want a person you believe in and their ideas and their solutions align with yours. I’ve known Danny […]

Drew WilsonMay 11, 2018

Ross Spano will be on the move this weekend. The Republican state representative will hold three campaign kickoff events within the boundaries of Florida’s 15th Congressional District, which he declared for shortly after current CD 15 U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross announced he wouldn’t seek re-election in 2018. He had previously been a candidate to replace […]

Drew WilsonApril 16, 2018

State Rep. Ross Spano is officially exiting the Attorney General race to run for Florida’s 15th Congressional District, which is opening up due to the retirement of U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. The Dover Republican had already said he would run for Congress, and he’s now followed through by retooling his campaign website and filing paperwork with […]


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