Tag: florida house district 50

Scott PowersApril 2, 2018

The Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association’s Political Action Committee and Political Committee have both endorsed state Reps. Bobby Olszewski, and Rene Plasencia and Orange County Commissioner Victoria Siplin for re-elections. The CFHLA political committees’ board of directors declared the trio – Olszewski and Plasencia are Republicans, and Siplin a Democrat – to be “pro-hospitality […]

Scott PowersAugust 18, 2016

Democrats Hillary Clinton, Darren Soto and Val Demings and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio all won commanding straw poll victories at Tuesday night’s Political Salsa event in Orlando, organizers announced late Wednesday. Clinton got 49 to Republican Donald Trump‘s 39 percent in the presidential question, with Libertarian Gary Johnson grabbing 8 percent and Green Party […]

Scott PowersJuly 5, 2016

State Rep. Rene Plasencia raised more than $14,000 in June, giving him a commanding money lead in his quest to win the Aug. 30 Republican primary to run in Florida’s House District 50. Plasencia, who represents House District 49, is running in HD 50 this year, faces a Republican opponent, George Collins, in the Aug. 30 […]

Frank TorresSeptember 16, 2015

College Professor George Collins has filed to run in Florida House District 50, setting up a Republican primary with District 49 State Representative Rene Plasencia, according to the East Orlando Post. This will be the second time Collins will be running for the seat that consists of parts of Orange and Brevard counties. In 2014, […]


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