Tag: Nora Patterson
Ron DeSantis accepts the Statesman of the Year award. Image via Jacob Ogles.


The Florida Chamber of Commerce has announced its support in five state Senate races. The Chamber announced Wednesday it was endorsing Doug Holder, Ed Narain, Kathleen Passidomo, Bobby Powell, and Ritch Workman in their state Senate campaigns. The endorsements are part of the Chamber’s effort to elect pro-jobs, pro-business candidates. “Each day, we are reminded […]

Mitch PerryMay 17, 2016

Frank Alcock, a college professor at New College of Florida in Sarasota, announced his candidacy Tuesday for the Florida Senate’s District 23. SD 23 is an open seat being vacated by GOP incumbent Nancy Detert. Alcock has been a full-time faculty member at New College since 2003, teaching courses on world politics and environmental studies. He also served as […]

Drew WilsonMay 5, 2016

Senate District 23 Republican candidate Nora Patterson announced another 15 endorsements from current and former elected officials Thursday, giving her campaign 28 in all. “These local officials have been trusted by local voters for years to keep local cities and counties operating in an efficient and responsive manner and I’m honored with their support,” Patterson […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterJanuary 20, 2016

Nora Patterson snagged the support of more than a dozen local officials, including former Senate President John McKay, in her bid for state Senate. Patterson, a Sarasota Republican, announced the endorsements Wednesday. “I’ve worked with many of these respected local officials and look forward to again working with them in Tallahassee,” she said in a […]

Drew WilsonOctober 12, 2015

Campaign donations are filling campaign accounts in Southwest Florida, with Republican Reps. Jim Boyd, Ray Pilon and Greg Steube each posting their best fundraising reports since the start of the 2015 session. Boyd, running unopposed in House District 71, added $39,000 in contributions this past month, raising his on-hand cash to $56,246 for his fourth […]

Drew WilsonAugust 26, 2015

More than three years out, the race to take over for Venice Republican Sen. Nancy Detert is heating up. Republican Nora Patterson jumped into the Senate District 28 race Monday, making her the second candidate in the race after former District 74 Rep. Doug Holder filed in January 2013. Patterson is a former member of […]


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