Tag: Hans Tanzler

A.G. GancarskiAugust 22, 2016

It’s “closing argument” time in the race in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, and to that end Hans Tanzler released a biographical ad Monday in which he describes himself as “conservative,” “tough,” and “ready to lead.” The spot, called “Harry,” traces “Tanzler’s biography as a federal prosecutor and highlights his endorsement from the former CIA director of counterterrorism,” […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 22, 2016

Who’s the real Hans Tanzler? A political committee contends than Tanzler is no conservative. The evidence? Insider deals. Political contributions to Democrats and Charlie Crist. A high-priced lawyer play acting as a cowboy. These are the charges the latest salvo from “Conservatives United,” a committee backing John Rutherford in the race for the GOP nomination in Florida’s 4th […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 22, 2016

With a week left in early voting, Congressional District 4 Republican John Rutherford is working to ensure he has the money to compete against the better-funded Hans Tanzler, with some personal loans and donations over the last week totaling $18,000. All of these contributions came in after the pre-primary report on Aug. 10. Aug. 16 saw Rutherford give […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 19, 2016

The campaign of Hans Tanzler III in Florida’s 4th Congressional District has seen robust fundraising, heavy personal loans, and a lot of spending. But he only has $82,314 on hand, well behind former Jacksonville sheriff John Rutherford, who has $136,000. Tanzler has, throughout the whole campaign, raised $395,330, and has another $400,000 in personal loans. The spending […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 18, 2016

After Wednesday night’s debate of Florida 4th Congressional District Republicans, John Rutherford, Hans Tanzler, and Lake Ray addressed the media. Rutherford wanted to clarify his position on guns. “I never supported a national gun registry. I never opposed Stand Your Ground or the Castle Doctrine,” the former Jacksonville sheriff noted. The Tanzler side has taken to calling him “Liberal […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 17, 2016

A notable Super PAC in the Republican race in Florida’s 4th Congressional District supports Hans Tanzler, and its interest in the race is to drive up John Rutherford‘s negatives. As the election approaches, it’s instructive to note how much interest in the race the “Conservative Outsider” committee has. $204,509 has been spent thus far, after another eye popping […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 10, 2016

With less than three weeks until the Aug. 30 primary in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, a University of North Florida poll says it’s still John Rutherford’s race to lose. Rutherford has 31 percent, ahead of Hans Tanzler at 13 percent, Lake Ray at 10 percent, and Bill McClure at 5 percent. Other candidates — Steve Kaufman, Ed Malin, […]


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