Tag: qualifying

A.G. GancarskiJune 22, 2018
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Arguably, the most iconoclastic Democrat in the Florida Legislature, Rep. Kim Daniels appeared poised to sail to re-election. Now, she will have a primary challenge from Duval County School Board Chair Paula Wright. Wright qualified just before the noon Friday deadline and told Florida Politics that education issues are motivating her run. When asked to appraise Daniels’ […]

Scott PowersJune 22, 2018
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Anna Eskamani, campaigning for the Orange County seat opening up in Florida’s House District 47 for more than a year, drew a Democratic primary opponent with the unexpected entry of Ocoee real estate agent Lou Forges, provided he qualifies for the ballot. The entry came as a surprise to Orange County Democratic Party leadership, leaving the party […]

Jim RosicaNovember 29, 2017
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Candidates for legislative office would have to live in their districts when they qualify to run under a constitutional change cleared Wednesday. The Constitution Revision Commission‘s Legislative Committee OK’d the proposal (P50), filed by Commissioner and former state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz, unanimously and without debate. Diaz also chairs the committee. The constitution now says a […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 22, 2016
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Incumbent state Rep. Dan Raulerson‘s Democratic opponent has sued him, challenging the credentials he used to qualify to run for office. Namely, Democrat Jose N. Vazquez Figueroa this week alleged that Raulerson should be disqualified for the House District 58 race because someone used “correction fluid,” such as Wite-Out, on his paperwork, his suit said. He’s suing Raulerson, a two-term Plant […]


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