Tag: Florida Fraternal Order of Police

Ryan NicolJuly 13, 2018

The Florida State Lodge Fraternal Order of Police (Florida FOP) is backing Jimmy Patronis in his bid to remain Florida’s Chief Financial Officer. Patronis is running for election against Democrat Jeremy Ring, a former state senator. Richard Paul Dembinsky also qualified as a write-in candidate. Patronis, a Republican, was appointed by Gov. Rick Scott last year to replace CFO Jeff Atwater, who stepped down […]

Ryan NicolJuly 12, 2018

Florida’s Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), a union that represents thousands of law enforcement officers statewide, is endorsing Attorney Matt Spritz for House District 89. Spritz, a Boca Raton Republican, is competing with accountant Mike Caruso for the GOP nomination for the seat that covers much of Palm Beach County. “Matt Spritz has shown an understanding of the […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 14, 2017

On Saturday in Jacksonville, state Sen. Jack Latvala promised a “significant announcement.” And he delivered, with the 22,000 member Florida State Fraternal Order of Police endorsing the Pinellas Republican’s gubernatorial bid. This endorsement, delivered after the FOP State Lodge Board meeting in Jacksonville, wasn’t necessarily surprising; back in August, when Latvala announced his candidacy in Hialeah, […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 19, 2016

In Northeast Florida state House races, endorsements from builders, contractors, police and fire unions, the NRA, and social conservative groups have been rolled out in recent days. Below are just a few. **** On Tuesday, the Associated Builders and Contractors Florida First Coast Chapter rolled out endorsements in competitive state House races. The favored candidates […]


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