Tag: Jim Messer

Staff ReportsNovember 8, 2016

Democrat Loranne Ausley of Tallahassee has regained the seat she once held in the Florida House, defeating Republican opponent Jim Messer. Ausley won the race for House District 9 Tuesday night by 56 percent to 44 percent. She had held the seat 2000-08. The district traditionally swings Democrat: It’s entirely within Leon County, where — as of Election Day — registered […]

Staff ReportsNovember 5, 2016

Democrat Loranne Ausley has posted total contributions of over $501,000 in the race for House District 9, trouncing Republican opponent Jim Messer‘s $148,000. Final campaign finance reports before the election were posted Saturday on the state’s Division of Elections website. The last report covers Oct. 22-Nov. 3. For the last reporting period, Ausley raised roughly $51,500 to […]

Jim RosicaOctober 24, 2016

Democratic House candidate Loranne Ausley‘s recent ad bemoans “special interests” who “run our state government and control our legislators.” “They get the benefits,” she says in a voiceover. “We get the cuts.” But campaign finance records show Ausley also has taken thousands of dollars from special interests for a political committee (PC) that she controls. The story […]

Staff ReportsOctober 13, 2016

The Florida Retail Federation Political Action Committee has endorsed Democrat Loranne Ausley for House District 9. “Loranne supported retailers during her previous term in the House, and we’re eager to work with her again as the new representative for District 9,” FRF President and CEO Randy Miller said in a Thursday statement. Ausley faces Republican candidate and Tallahassee attorney Jim […]

Staff ReportsOctober 7, 2016

Democratic House District 9 contender Loranne Ausley will post total contributions of $33,126 for the latest campaign finance reporting period. Her report had not been posted online by Friday afternoon; a campaign assistant provided the figures upon request. The campaign had not yet calculated its expenditures. Republican candidate and Tallahassee attorney Jim Messer reported monetary contributions of $3,250 and in-kind contributions of $16,419, […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 23, 2016

Democrat Loranne Ausley will post contributions of $14,330 for the latest campaign finance report in the House District 9 race. Her report had not been posted online by the state’s Division of Elections by Friday afternoon; a campaign assistant provided the figures upon request. The campaign will report no expenditures. Republican candidate and Tallahassee attorney Jim Messer, on […]

Ryan RayJune 13, 2016

Loranne Ausley brought in another formidable fundraising haul as she campaigned for her old legislative seat in House District 9 during the month of May. According to new campaign finance reports, the attorney and former lawmaker took in nearly $35,000 last month, $24,925 through her campaign account and $10,000 through an affiliated political committee called Florida 2020. […]

Ryan RayMay 12, 2016

Democrat Lorrane Ausley continued to lead the way in House District 9 fundraising for April. Ausley brought in $14,355 through her campaign account plus another $5,000 through an affiliated political committee, according to new campaign finance data. Republican opponent Jim Messer raised $9,950, including a $7,500 personal loan, while a pair of other Democratic hopefuls raised negligible sums. The […]


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