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Mitch PerryMarch 7, 2018
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Rep. Jamie Grant’s Republican challenger in the House District 64 primary has filed a lawsuit demanding Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner remove Grant as a candidate, saying he has violated the state’s term limits. “I believe that Rep. Grant, who was first elected to the Florida House in November 2010, is ineligible to run for reelection in the […]

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Several state lawmakers — including Reps. Scott Plakon, Neil Combee, and Randy Fine — have received messages from their constituents asking them to block Grant from running for re-election and running for Speaker during the 2022-24 term, saying the Tampa Republican has already served eight years in office and any more would be in violation of the […]

Jim RosicaJune 30, 2016
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This year, Jamie Grant got lucky. The Hillsborough County Republican qualified for office with no opposition, meaning he’s an automatic walk-on for the 2016-18 term. But for Grant, who represents Florida House District 64, that’s far from the story two years ago. He was re-elected, then had the results thrown out after legal challenges put them into question, […]

Mitch PerryJune 24, 2016
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A pair of Tampa Bay-area Republicans will return to Tallahassee in 2017, having ended the qualifying period without drawing an opponent. Plant City-based Rep. Jake Raburn has been re-elected to the House District 57 seat, while Hillsborough County Rep. Jamie Grant will continue in HD 64. The qualification period ended noon Friday. Raburn was a prime co-sponsor this past year a […]

Ryan RayJuly 16, 2015
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Little-known political novice Joseph Wilkinson was never much of a threat to the incumbency of Republican Rep. Jamie Grant of Tampa, but now he has completely removed himself from consideration by voters in HD 64 altogether. Wilkinson, also a Republican, had not reported raising any contributions. Grant, for his part, has raised $25 ahead of his 2016 reelection campaign. […]

Ryan RayFebruary 13, 2015
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Hollywood Sen. Eleanor Sobel has introduced what she says is a legislative fix for a perennial bugaboo in state elections — complications extending from minor write-in candidates who rarely gain a significant share of the vote, but who often cause procedural headaches for candidates and sometimes cost the taxpayers  to finance low-stakes special elections. Sobel’s bill, SB […]


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