Tag: Florida Congressional District 4

A.G. GancarskiJuly 19, 2016

Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford scored a key endorsement Tuesday from the the Fraternal Order of Police. That endorsement in the race for the GOP nomination in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, said the FOP, came along with the favorable recommendation of the FOP District 2 and Jacksonville’s FOP Lodge 5-30. “He will continue to serve the […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 6, 2016

Former Duval County Sheriff John Rutherford, a Republican in Florida’s 4th Congressional District race, rolled out key endorsements Wednesday. “I am proud to release this list of elected officials supporting my message of reforming Washington. Americans are sick and tired of a federal government that does not respond to their needs,” Rutherford said. The endorsers: Tax […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 24, 2016

Jacksonville Democrats will have an option on the ballot in Florida’s 4th Congressional District. Democrat David Bruderly was a late qualifier for the ballot Friday, the sole Democrat in the race. Bruderly is something of a perennial candidate, having run and lost House races in safe Republican districts before. He ran and lost to Cliff Stearns in […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 24, 2016

Julia Fletcher, a former Navy intelligence officer, was a uniquely compelling candidate in Florida’s 4th Congressional District. She had buy-in from Republicans in the Jacksonville beach communities, and she presented a contrast to the rest of the field. However, that’s in past tense; she made the decision Friday to suspend her campaign. “For the past […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 23, 2016

Hans Tanzler, one of many Republican candidates vying to succeed Ander Crenshaw in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, will file his financial disclosure form on July 29, the latest date allowed by law, after having been approved for an extension from the Ethics Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. By that time, overseas absentee voters will already be […]

A.G. GancarskiJune 22, 2016

Now that Marco Rubio is going to run for re-election for the U.S. Senate, Ron DeSantis is running for re-election in Florida’s 6th Congressional District. “Marco Rubio’s announcement changes the contours of the U.S. Senate race in Florida,” DeSantis said. “As a well-known incumbent, Senator Rubio is a strong bet to win what will be a pivotal U.S. Senate […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 31, 2016

The race for the Republican nomination in Florida’s 4th Congressional District has a candidate for most GOP demographics. There’s John Rutherford, the former Jacksonville Sheriff backed by many members of Jacksonville’s establishment. There’s Hans Tanzler, the son and namesake of the first post-consolidation mayor of Jacksonville, who is backed by the establishment members not behind Rutherford. […]


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