Tag: Julio Gonzalez

Jacob OglesAugust 28, 2018

State Sen. Greg Stuebe emerged victorious from a hard-fought Republican primary in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. With most precincts reporting, Steube had 62 percent of the vote compared to Charlotte County veteran Bill Akins‘s 19 percent and state Rep. Julio Gonzalez’s 18 percent. Steube had been backed by conservative groups like the National Rifle Association and Club for […]

Drew WilsonAugust 16, 2018

Sarasota state Sen. Greg Steube filed another six-figure fundraising report ahead of the primary election for Florida’s 17th Congressional District, bringing his to-date fundraising total past the $500,000 mark. From the start of last month through Aug. 8, Steube’s campaign account received $126,636 in contributions, including $104,136 from individual donors and another $22,500 from political […]

Jacob OglesAugust 4, 2018

Congressional candidate Greg Steube, a Republican running in Florida’s 17th Congressional District, won the endorsement of the National Association of Realtors Political Action Committee, a politically active professional group. “Greg Steube has a varied background of public service and experience, which will help make him a strong leader and a voice for Realtors and property […]

Jacob OglesAugust 4, 2018

The nation’s leading business group just picked a side in one of Florida’s hottest Congressional primaries. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce endorsed Julio Gonzalez in Florida’s 17th Congressional District. “As a state representative, Dr. Gonzalez has been a strong ally for job creators and consistently voted to reform regulations and cut taxes to help small […]

Drew WilsonAugust 2, 2018

The race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney in Florida’s 17th Congressional District is heating up. In July alone, outside groups spent nearly $1 million boosting state Sen. Greg Steube and besieging state Rep. Julio Gonzalez, the two leading Republicans vying for the expansive and solidly Republican congressional district. Most of that cash — […]

Drew WilsonJuly 13, 2018

Sarasota state Sen. Greg Steube said Friday that he brought in more than $337,000 for his congressional campaign last quarter — half again more than his Republican primary rival, Venice state Rep. Julio Gonzalez. Steube touted his second round of fundraising numbers in the race for Florida’s 17th Congressional District while throwing some shade at […]

Drew WilsonJuly 13, 2018

Three Republicans are running to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney in Florida’s 17th Congressional District, but only one of them is a straight shooter according to the National Rifle Association. The group sent a letter to state Sen. Greg Steube of Sarasota this week telling him he’d earned their support in the race for […]

Drew WilsonJuly 12, 2018

Sen. Greg Steube lambasted Rep. Julio Gonzalez Wednesday over tweets he made in 2016 disparaging then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. Gonzalez and Steube are the two leading Republicans in the race for Florida’s 17th Congressional District, which is open in 2018 due to the retirement of current U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney. Steube’s attack included screenshots of […]


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