Tag: political endorsements

Drew WilsonDecember 14, 2017

Democratic House District 113 candidate Deede Weithorn announced Wednesday that she had picked up endorsements from Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber as well as a trio of city commissioners. The endorsements from Gelber and commissioners Michael Gongora, Mark Samuelian, and Micky Steinberg add to a list of backers that already includes Cuban-American businessman and former […]

Drew WilsonNovember 17, 2017

Agriculture Commissioner candidate Matt Caldwell announced another four endorsements Friday from county level elected officials in Lee, Nassau and Walton. Caldwell got nods from Walton County Sheriff Michael Adkinson, Lee County Tax Collector Larry Hart, Nassau County Property Appraiser Michael Hickox and County Clerk John Crawford, also of Nassau. “The importance of protecting our heritage […]

Drew WilsonNovember 16, 2017

The field of Democratic gubernatorial candidates could keep growing, but St. Petersburg Rep. Ben Diamond announced Thursday that he’s backing former Congresswoman Gwen Graham in the primary race to take over for Gov. Rick Scott. “Gwen Graham has shown she is not afraid to take on the special interests or status quo. Gwen understands that […]

Peter SchorschNovember 9, 2017

Former Democratic state Sen. Jeremy Ring announced Wednesday that four Florida congressmen had endorsed his bid to be Florida’s next Chief Financial Officer. U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch, Alcee Hastings, Al Lawson and Darren Soto, all Democrats, proclaimed their support for Ring via a Wednesday press release from his campaign. “I’ve gotten to know Jeremy over […]

Drew WilsonNovember 8, 2017

Republican attorney Ashley Moody notched her 20th endorsement from a sitting county sheriff Wednesday, while her newest primary opponent Pensacola Rep. Frank White added another himself. Franklin County Sheriff A.J. Smith called Moody “uniquely qualified” to be Florida’s next AG as he joined the throng of sheriffs backing the former circuit court judge, who hail […]

Drew WilsonNovember 8, 2017

Wesley Chapel Republican Mike Moore added another endorsement Wednesday for this re-election campaign to the Pasco County Commission. West Central Florida Police Benevolent Association President Nick Marolda added his name to the list of backers, among them Pasco Clerk of the Court Paula O’Neil and Sheriff Chris Nocco, pushing for Moore to get a second […]

Drew WilsonNovember 7, 2017

Republican Attorney General candidate Ashley Moody banked another law enforcement endorsement Tuesday, this time from Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford. “Ashley Moody’s conservative principles and steadfast commitment to the rule of law distinguishes her from the pack. Florida needs an experienced ‘top cop’ with a proven track record of working with law enforcement to combat […]


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