Tag: Florida’s 15th Congressional District
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Bill RuftyJuly 29, 2018

An open seat in Florida’s 15th Congressional District, held by a Republican since 1984, could be in play for Democrats and Kristen Carlson is the front-runner in the Democrats’ primary, according to the latest assessment by the authoritative Cook Political Report. The report, which analyses congressional elections, has lowered its assessment of the race in […]

Drew WilsonJuly 27, 2018

Brandon businessman Danny Kushmer announced Friday that his bid for Florida’s 15th Congressional District picked up an endorsement from former Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections and Superintendent of Hillsborough County Schools Earl Lennard. “I have known Danny Kushmer for many years and I know he will be a strong voice for our community in Congress. I […]

Bill RuftyJuly 26, 2018

Lakeland Democrat Kristen Carlson has begun major ad campaigns this week in her quest for Florida’s 15th Congressional District seat that covers portions of Hillsborough, Polk and Lake counties. Television ads featuring school children and Carlson began running on Facebook and in the regional areas of MSNBC and CNN. A former general counsel for the […]

Bill RuftyJuly 26, 2018

VoteVets, an organization of military veterans who identify themselves as progressives, has endorsed Democrat Andrew Learned of Valrico for the open seat for Florida’s 15th Congressional District. Founded in 2006, the VoteVets.org Political Action Committee defines its mission as electing veterans to public office, focusing on Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, and “hold public officials accountable […]

Drew WilsonJuly 19, 2018

Auburndale Republican Neil Combee started hitting the airwaves in Florida’s 15th Congressional District with a new ad touting his presidential appointment and his support for Donald Trump’s border wall. The 30-second ad features Combee, a former state Representative, on a ranch with his family and neighbors pitches him as the most conservative candidate in the […]

Drew WilsonJuly 17, 2018

Florida’s 15th Congressional District is a safe Republican seat by nearly every metric, but that didn’t stop Lakeland Democrat Kristen Carlson from outraising the 10 other candidates vying to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross. Carlson, a former prosecutor and former general counsel to the Florida Department of Citrus, raised just shy of $250,000 during […]

Drew WilsonJuly 9, 2018

Republican state Rep. Ross Spano has a double-digit lead in the race for Florida’s 15th Congressional District according to a fresh poll of primary voters in the tri-county district. The St. Pete Polls survey found Spano with 31.6 percent support among CD 15 Republicans, 12 points ahead of former GOP Auburndale state Rep. Neil Combee. […]


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