Tag: Florida Senate District 18

Jacob OglesOctober 27, 2018

Democratic state Senate candidate Janet Cruz encouraged voters to bring friends to the polls and showed up with some prominent ones of her own—namely U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez and Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson. Cruz held the first of two get-out-the-vote events at her Tampa campaign headquarters, before rallying people to go cast ballots through […]

Jacob OglesAugust 18, 2018

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will knock on doors in West Tampa with state House Democratic Leader and state Senate candidate Janet Cruz. Officials with Nelson’s campaign say he will greet volunteers and supporters and talk about the importance of this year’s election. Vecinos de Nelson, the campaign’s grassroots team of supporters and volunteers, will join […]

Mitch PerryNovember 5, 2016

With just days to go before the voting ends in the Hillsborough County state Senate District 18 race, the Democratic Progressive Caucus of Florida is calling on Hillsborough progressives to back Democrat Bob Buesing over independent Joe Redner in the contest. “While Joe Redner is a strong progressive candidate, I urge Hillsborough County progressives, including Joe, to join me […]

Mitch PerryNovember 2, 2016

Debating for the first time in the state Senate District 18 race, South Tampa Republican Dana Young had her voting record pummeled by her three more-liberal male opponents at the Reeves Theatre on the University of Tampa campus Wednesday. Young has maintained a fairly conservative record in her six years representing House District 60, a record her Democratic first-time […]

Staff ReportsNovember 2, 2016

With just a few days until the election, organizations are continuing to roll out endorsements for state and federal candidates. — Add the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce to the list of groups backing Randy Perkins. The Chamber endorsed Perkins in Florida’s 18th Congressional District. The organization, according to the Perkins campaign, made its […]

Mitch PerryNovember 1, 2016

Bob Buesing has gone to the airwaves to make his final pitch for voters in Florida’s state Senate District 18 race. In his new ad, called “Kitchen,” now airing on broadcast and cable stations in the Tampa Bay area this week, the Tampa Democrat makes the case that “Florida politics just don’t reflect real people anymore,” as shots […]

Mitch PerryOctober 18, 2016

Senate District 18 Republican Dana Young’s latest television ad promotes her work on school choice. The 30-second, called “My Children,” features an African-American mom praising Young for helping her out when she learned she was zoned for a school she didn’t want her kids to attend. “My children are my life,” says the mother. “So when they were […]


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