Tag: House District 19

A.G. GancarskiAugust 8, 2017

GOP state Rep. Bobby Payne, whose district encompasses parts of Union, Clay, Bradford, and Putnam Counties, has drawn  both primary and general election opposition in recent days. Green Cove Springs Republican Boyce Royal filed on July 31 to run against Payne in the GOP primary. Royal is a real estate agent by trade. The winner of that […]

A.G. GancarskiDecember 16, 2016

Yet another freshman legislator from Northeast Florida beat the Christmas rush and filed for re-election in 2018. House District 19 Rep. Bobby Payne, a Palatka Republican who cruised to a 45 point victory over Democrat Hubert Snodgrass in November, filed for re-election on Thursday. Payne, who survived a competitive primary against former RPOF Chair Leslie Dougher and Katherine Van […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 28, 2016

Before Aug. 30, Palatka’s Bobby Payne was overshadowed in the HD 19 GOP primary by his two high-profile opponents, former RPOF Chair Leslie Dougher and Katherine Van Zant. Since the primary in the safely Republican district, establishment money has quickly consolidated behind Payne. In the period from Oct. 8 to Oct. 21, Payne received $35,250 of his total $161,240 […]


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