Tag: HD 61
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Drew WilsonNovember 26, 2018
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Another four Democrats and four Republicans took the first step toward re-election before in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Coconut Creek Democratic Rep. Kristin Jacobs, who opened her campaign account Wendesday, and Lakeland Republican Rep. Colleen Burton are the longest tenured of the bunch. Jacobs, a former Broward County Commissioner, was first elected to the Florida House in 2014. […]

Drew WilsonAugust 13, 2018
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The Hillsborough County LGBTA Democratic Caucus announced over the weekend that it was endorsing attorney Karen Skyers in the crowded Democratic primary to fill Tampa-based House District 61, which is open due to current Rep. Sean Shaw’s Attorney General bid. “We are proud to support your efforts toward full equality for LGBTA Floridians and look […]

Drew WilsonJuly 19, 2018
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Ruth’s List Florida announced Thursday that it’s backing Tampa lawyer Karen Skyers in the four-way Democratic primary for House District 61, an open seat now held by Attorney General candidate Sean Shaw. “Karen is an attorney, former assistant public defender, children rights advocate and champion of criminal justice reform. She has served District 61 as a […]


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