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Scott PowersJune 24, 2016

As expected, Florida’s 10th Congressional District in Orlando will have a heavy slate of Democratic candidates, while Thuy Lowe has become the Republican’s nominee. Lowe, of Sorrento, was the only Republican candidate to qualify in CD 10 after another announced Republican, Geoff LaGarde, of Jacksonville, withdrew Friday and threw his support to her. She’ll face the […]

Scott PowersJune 7, 2016

Monday’s first day of qualifying for congressional races in Florida has seen enough candidates qualify to force Republican primaries in Florida’s 6th, 7th and 11th Congressional Districts and Democratic primaries in the 6th and 9th Congressional Districts so far. In other districts expecting Democratic or Republican primaries, announced candidates either did not file Monday or […]

Scott PowersJune 1, 2016

Laborers’ Union Local 517 has endorsed Democrat Val Demings bid in Florida’s 9th Congressional District, her campaign announced Wednesday. The Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 517 represents, among others, a variety of Orange County public employees ranging from cooks and janitors to auto mechanics and equipment operators. “I’ve known Chief Val Demings for […]

Scott PowersApril 14, 2016

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings raised more than $210,000 in the first quarter of 2016 for her congressional race in Orlando-based Congressional District 10, her campaign announced Friday. The campaign did not state how much cash it had on-hand at the end of the quarter, but Demings, a Democrat, ended 2015 with more than […]

Scott PowersApril 14, 2016

The Congressional New Dems caucus has endorsed state Sen. Darren Soto in his race to win the Democratic nomination in Orlando-based Congressional District 9 and former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings in Orlando-based Congressional District 10. The New Democratic Coalition is chaired by Wisconsin Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind and its membership includes Florida Democratic […]

Scott PowersMarch 3, 2016

Val Demings has received the endorsement of the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers in her bid for the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in Orlando-based Congressional District 10. The union endorsement follows several others she has received, including from a coalition of unions representing Walt Disney World employees. “It means […]

Scott PowersFebruary 3, 2016

Former Orlando police chief Val Demings holds a 20-point edge over her nearest rival in the Democratic race for Orlando-based Congressional District 10, in a poll her campaign commissioned from Public Policy Polling and released Wednesday. The poll, taken Jan. 26-28 of 506 likely Democratic primary voters, finds that Demings has high name recognition, stronger […]


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