Tag: Pat Bainter

Drew WilsonOctober 18, 2018

The Florida Realtors, the state’s largest professional association, made a seven-figure donation to the principal committee backing one of the property tax measures that will be on the November ballot. Amendment 2 is for Everybody showed a pair checks from the trade group totaling $2.9 million during the reporting period for the week of Oct. […]

Drew WilsonOctober 16, 2018

The Ron DeSantis campaign has added a plethora of high-power politicos for the closing weeks of the race for Florida Governor, including reinforcements in campaign communications and political consulting. Under the leadership of Susie Wiles, who helmed Donald Trump’s Florida campaign two years ago, Team DeSantis has added numerous campaign veterans. Wiles started bringing on […]

Drew WilsonMay 10, 2018

Gainesville Republican Sen. Keith Perry’s April fundraising reports lagged behind those of Democratic challenger Kayser Enneking, who reported her best-ever totals earlier this week. The first term Senator brought in $27,700 in campaign funds last month and tacked on another $2,000 through his political committee, Building a Prosperous Florida. Perry, a roofer by trade, brought […]

Mitch PerryNovember 10, 2015

Justin Grabelle, former chief of staff to retiring U.S. Rep. Rich Nugent, revealed on Tuesday his campaign team for his Congressional District 11 run to get a jump on replacing Nugent, who won’t seek re-election next year. Here’s the lineup: Nick Catroppo, campaign manager: Most recently, Catroppo was deputy chief of staff for Nugent. Additionally, Catroppo […]

Jim RosicaAugust 28, 2015

As the attorneys say: If you can’t beat ’em, sue ’em. A trio of Republican political consultants involved in the ongoing redistricting saga have formed “The Conservative Coalition for Free Speech and Association.” Its website says the group has joined in the federal lawsuit filed Thursday in Pensacola seeking to void the Florida Supreme Court’s interpretation of the state’s […]

Peter SchorschFebruary 23, 2015

After first reading the press release distributed by top Florida Republican political consultant Brett Doster announcing his firm’s new service offerings, I thought of Samuel L. Jackson. “Check out the big brain on Brad,” Jackson’s character, Jules Winnfield, says during one of the most pivotal scenes in Pulp Fiction. “Check out the balls on Brett” is what I thought to […]


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