Tag: Pat Kemp

Mitch PerryMay 13, 2015

In the Hillsborough County fundraising totals this week for the 2016 election, the contrast was stark between Democrats Pat Kemp and Brian Willis for the District 6 county commission race. Willis announced raising $45,357 in April, which his camp said is the third-largest opening month of fundraising for a county commission candidate in the past […]

Mitch PerryMay 11, 2015

Ten days ago, Florida Politics reported that Brian Willis, the Tampa lawyer running for the countywide Hillsborough County District 6 seat next year, had raised $45, 357 in his first month of campaigning. Advisers for Willis said it was the third-best first-month of fundraising for a county commissioner candidate in the past decade, trailing only […]

Mitch PerryApril 16, 2015

Thomas Scott, a former Tampa city councilman and Hillsborough County commissioner, says he is seriously considering a run for the Hillsborough County Commission District 6 seat next year. “It’s going to be interesting,” Scott told Florida Politics on Wednesday afternoon, when he attended the Fight for 15 rally in Tampa’s Copeland Park that attracted hundreds of people. […]

Mitch PerryApril 6, 2015

Tampa lawyer Brian Willis has made it official: He’s running for the Democratic nomination for Hillsborough County commissioner in the countywide District 6 seat that term-limited Kevin Beckner leaves in 2016. “I have always been dedicated to making Hillsborough a better place to live, ” Willis said in a prepared statement released early Monday afternoon. […]

Mitch PerryDecember 12, 2014

A rumored floor challenge to the lone candidate for the Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee failed to materialize Thursday night, allowing Elizabeth Belcher to win the position without opposition. Belcher has been involved with the DEC since 2008. She became more involved with local politics retiring from a 27-year career as a special agent with […]


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