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Mitch PerryNovember 16, 2017

Dover House Republican Ross Spano is throwing his hat into the ring for Attorney General, making his House District 59 open next year. The eastern Hillsborough County seat is one in which Democrats hoping for a wave election in 2018 think they might be able to flip — with the right candidate, of course. Last […]

Mitch PerryJune 16, 2017

It was a tough room for House Speaker Richard Corcoran.   Speaking before an unfriendly crowd of public school supporters in Tampa, Corcoran doubled down on his support of an education bill that creates a new system of charter schools to replace underperforming public schools. On Thursday, Corcoran stood beside Rick Scott in Orlando as the Governor signed the controversial […]

Mitch PerryAugust 2, 2016

As FloridaPolitics.com reported last week, incoming House Minority Leader Janet Cruz is convinced the Democrats can flip six seats from red to blue in the state House elections this fall. To accomplish that ambitious goal, the party has invested resources into some of its competitive primaries this summer, including the House District 59 race between educator Naze Sahebzamani and attorney Rena Frazier. Specifically, the […]

Mitch PerryJune 30, 2016

Hillsborough County Commission Chairman Les Miller and his wife, former Tampa City Councilwoman Gwen Miller, are backing Democrat Rena Frazier in the House District 59 race. Frazier, a Brandon-based attorney, is running in a competitive Democratic primary against Brandon-based schoolteacher Naze Sahebzamani Aug. 30. Frazier has raised more than three times as much campaign cash as Sahebzamani has in the campaign. At […]

Mitch PerryJune 17, 2016

The Florida AFL-CIO is taking sides in the competitive Democratic primary in the House District 59 race, backing Naze Sahebzamani in her race against Rena Upshaw-Frazier. “I am proud and grateful for the support of the Florida AFL-CIO in my run for the Florida State House of Representatives, District 59,” Sahebzamani said in a statement. “I […]

Mitch PerryJune 10, 2016

Ross Spano, running for re-election in Hillsborough County’s House District 59 race, raised $20,250 in May, and now has more than $121,000 in his campaign coffers. Spano will face the winner of the Aug. 30 Democratic primary between Rene Frazier and Naze Sahebzamani. Frazier, who has received financial support from the Florida Democratic Party in her race, […]

Mitch PerryMarch 8, 2016

HD 59 Democratic candidate Rene Frazier says she’s running to become a member of the Florida Legislature because she’s tired of Tallahassee failing to address important issues. At the top of her list is the refusal to expand Medicaid. “We’ve had 800,00 Floridians without health care – 40,000 of them who are vets,” she says. “Several sessions […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 25, 2016

The Florida House of Representatives voted 83-32 Wednesday to replace a statue of Confederate Army Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall. The move began last summer after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley took down the Confederate flag from its State House grounds. Haley’s move occurred after a white gunman killed nine black churchgoers in […]


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