Tag: Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda

Drew WilsonNovember 13, 2017
170911-rick-scott-Nate-e1521145993369.jpg

3min39
Gov. Rick Scott’s political committee, Let’s Get to Work, spent over $1.2 million last month on advertising, a blitz that foreshadows his likely 2018 bid for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson. Of the committee’s $1,281,290 in expenditures last month, $1,229,813 went towards ads. The main beneficiary was Maryland-based OnMessage, which has […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 23, 2017
Screen-Shot-2017-02-23-at-5.27.48-PM-e1487888978141.png

5min119
As long expected, Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is pulling a reverse Charlie Crist. The former state representative for Tallahassee, who quit the Democratic Party and became an independent shortly before being term limited out of office last year, now has officially become a Republican. Rehwinkel Vasilinda, 56, officially announced the switch at the 2017 Leon GOP Lincoln Day Dinner held in […]

Staff ReportsOctober 25, 2016
merry-go-round-Large-1024x1024.jpg

1min35
With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements — both on and off — the legislative merry-go-round. Off: Mia Simon is no longer a legislative assistant for Fort Myers Republican state Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto. On: Dane Bennett is now Benacquisto’s new legislative assistant. Off: Cameron Pennant is no longer a district secretary for Naples Republican Rep. Matt Hudson. […]

Ryan RayJune 13, 2016
Loranne_Ausley_Official_Headshot23-copy-1024x1024.jpg

3min20
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. […]

Diane RobertsMay 18, 2016
graham-headshot-copy-1024x1024.jpg

8min66
Gwen Graham has decided not to run for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. You can’t blame her: the redrawn map yanks the progressive heart out of Florida’s Second District, dividing — and diluting — Tallahassee. State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda made rightist noises about guns and Donald Trump earlier this spring, sounding as though […]

Ryan RayMay 12, 2016
Loranne_Ausley_Official_Headshot23-copy-1024x1024.jpg

3min31
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 […]

Peter SchorschApril 25, 2016
Vasilinda-copy-3500x5000.jpg

4min49
Like too many lawmakers and elected officials throughout Florida, state Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda did not vote in the March 15 Presidential Preference Primary, as reported by the Tallahassee Democrat and WTSP’s Noah Pransky. Most of those elected who failed to show up and do what they frequently ask voters to do — you know, VOTE — went belly […]


#FlaPol

Florida Politics is a statewide, new media platform covering campaigns, elections, government, policy, and lobbying in Florida. This platform and all of its content are owned by Extensive Enterprises Media.

Publisher: Peter Schorsch

Contributors & reporters: Phil Ammann, Jason Delgado, Drew Dixon, Renzo Downey, Rick Flagg, A.G. Gancarski, Joe Henderson, Janelle Irwin, Ryan Nicol, Jacob Ogles, Scott Powers, Andrew Wilson, and Kelly Hayes.

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (727) 642-3162
Address: 204 37th Avenue North #182
St. Petersburg, Florida 33704