Tag: Orange County mayor’s race

Scott PowersMay 4, 2018

Orange County can expect the next mayor to create more outreach to the Hispanic community, more efforts on   developing affordable housing, simplifying licensing, and focus more on coordinating public transportation, though to varying degrees. At a debate Friday morning at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando, Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke, Orange […]

Scott PowersApril 6, 2018

Boosted by several big checks from medical and chiropractic offices, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings pulled in more than $237,000 in donations in March to support his Orange County mayoral bid. Demings’ campaign is reporting Friday morning that it raised $52,225 in March and his independent political committee, Orange County Citizens for Smart Growth, brought […]

Scott PowersApril 3, 2018

Orange County mayoral candidate Rob Panepinto‘s campaign is reporting that he raised just over $100,000 in March for his official campaign and his political committee combined. Panepinto, a Winter Park entrepreneur, now has topped the half-million dollar mark in fundraising in his quest for the mayor’s office being vacated by term-limited Mayor Teresa Jacobs. His […]

Scott PowersMarch 19, 2018

The Central Florida Police Benevolent Association has put its endorsement behind Rob Panepinto in the contest for Orange County mayor, his campaign announced Monday. “The Central Florida Police Benevolent Association proudly announces its endorsement of Rob Panepinto for Orange County Mayor,” CFPBA President Jerry Hagan said in a news release issued by Panepinto’s mayoral campaign. […]

Scott PowersMarch 9, 2018

Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke lent $200,000 in February to his bid for Orange County mayor, putting his campaign in a more competitive financial position with those of his two main rivals, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Winter Park businessman Rob Panepinto. With the loan, Clarke’s campaign now has brought in $262,111 and has spent […]

Scott PowersFebruary 23, 2018

In the first event putting Orange County’s three top candidates for mayor on the same program, Jerry Demings, Rob Panepinto, and Pete Clarke presented themselves to the Central Florida Urban League Friday respectively as the known steady hand, the visionary, and the veteran of community building. “What you get from Jerry Demings is scandal-free leadership, a […]

Scott PowersFebruary 8, 2018

With Bill Sublette out of the running now, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Winter Park Rob Panepinto continued their dual for campaign money in the Orange County mayoral race, with Demings reporting more than $43,000 in January donations, and Panepinto, almost $37,000. Another major candidate, Orange County Commissioner Pete Clarke, has not yet posted […]


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