Tag: Florida Senate District 17

Peter SchorschAugust 12, 2016

The Florida Chamber of Commerce is making a high-risk, high-reward investment in a Florida legislative race where the choice of which candidates it is supporting does not, at first glance, appear to be a black-and-white decision. In Florida Senate District 1, the Chamber is backing Republican state Rep. Doug Broxson over his House colleague Mike Hill, despite the latter’s A rating […]


The political committee backing Ritch Workman has spent hundreds of dollars on out-of-state travel for what it called fundraisers, but contributions may not always follow. State records show “Citizens United for Liberty and Freedom” spent hundreds of dollars earlier this year on fundraisers in Kentucky. The committee is backing Workman’s Senate District 17 bid, and the […]

Peter SchorschJuly 9, 2016

The race for state Senate District 17 has turned into one of the most contentious of the primary election cycle as two Republican state representatives — Debbie Mayfield and Ritch Workman — exchange barbs with each other over an array of personal and policy differences. Both candidates hope to win a Republican-leaning state Senate seat that represents parts […]


A Brevard County political committee is taking aim at Ritch Workman in a new advertisement. Stop Career Politicians, a political committee formed in Senate District 17, launched its first television advertisement Tuesday. The 30-second spot, called “Ritch Wrongman: Wrong on Immigration,” is meant to highlight Workman’s record on immigration. “Ritch Workman voted to let illegal […]


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