Tag: Ralph Thomas
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Jacob OglesJanuary 13, 2019

Jason Shoaf, a Republican candidate for state House in District 7, has picked up an endorsement from U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. “NWF needs strong conservative leaders in the FL House like @JasonShoafFL,” Gaetz wrote on Twitter Sunday. “Jason will protect gun owners & will advance the Trump/Desantis agenda.” Shoaf is one of three Republicans filed in […]

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 9, 2019

The only current Democrat lined up for a forthcoming state House special election is finding support across party lines. Former Republican state lawmaker Nancy Argenziano on Wednesday backed Ryan Terrell in his bid for state House District 7. A vacancy and subsequent special election are anticipated for the seat. Gov. Ron DeSantis tapped the incumbent, state Rep. […]

Danny McAuliffeJanuary 2, 2019

Five current and retired sheriffs are supporting Mike Watkins as he seeks to replace outgoing state Rep. Halsey Beshears. The recently announced endorsements come early on in the race, which still has yet to be announced. Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis last month tapped Beshears, a Monticello Republican, to lead the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, but a […]

Danny McAuliffeDecember 22, 2018

The forthcoming race to replace Republican state Rep. Halsey Beshears now features a Democratic contender. Ryan Terrell, a 26-year-old political activist who’s lived his adult life in Tallahassee, filed this week for House District 7. He’s previously worked as a state legislative aide and currently directs Young Democrats of America‘s Southeast operations. Terrell also is […]

Ryan NicolDecember 18, 2018

Ralph Thomas, a Wakulla County Commissioner, has filed to replace state Rep. Halsey Beshears in House District 7. “I served our nation in uniform, and now I want to serve our rural communities in the Florida House of Representatives,” said Thomas, who was a member of the U.S. Navy from 1985 to 1997. “As a hometown […]


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