Tag: Ray Pilon

Drew WilsonMay 5, 2016

Senate District 23 Republican candidate Nora Patterson announced another 15 endorsements from current and former elected officials Thursday, giving her campaign 28 in all. “These local officials have been trusted by local voters for years to keep local cities and counties operating in an efficient and responsive manner and I’m honored with their support,” Patterson […]

Ryan RayMarch 23, 2016

Former Governor and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham will endorse Democratic HD 72 candidate Edward James on a conference call with reporters Thursday morning. James hopes the endorsement of perhaps Florida’s best-loved living pol will give his campaign a boost. “Governor Bob Graham has long been one of my heroes. He exemplifies what it truly means to be a […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 26, 2016

Although many pundits are pontificating that Marco Rubio‘s pummeling of Donald Trump in Thursday night’s CNN/Telemundo/Salem Radio debate from Houston was entertaining, they still contend that it’s not going to matter on Super Tuesday or the subsequent elections to follow. We’re not so certain about that. If anything, Rubio’s “kitchen sink” opposition research dump against the New York City […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 25, 2016

Sarasota resident Edward James III is blasting HD 72 incumbent Ray Pilon regarding his vote in support of maintaining a Confederate statue, becoming the second Democratic challenger to hit a Republican on the issue in as many days. On Wednesday, Pilon voted in the minority in the Florida House of Representatives regarding a proposal to remove and replace a statue […]

Ryan RayJanuary 22, 2016

The only Democrat to serve on the Florida Cabinet in recent memory, former CFO Alex Sink, will appear at a fundraiser for Edward James‘ campaign for the state House in Sarasota this Sunday. Sink will join nearly a dozen current and former Democratic elected officials at the home of former county party Chairwoman Rita Ferrandino to help boost […]

Ryan RayJanuary 11, 2016

Sarasota state Rep. Ray Pilon brought in his second-largest fundraising haul since drawing an opponent in the 2016 campaign cycle last month, raising $9,363 during the December reporting period. The showing takes Pilon to about $74,117 cash on hand after deducting $29,519 in expenditures from his $103,636 total raised. Pilon’s opponent, Democrat Edward James, added $5,170 to his campaign […]

Ryan RayDecember 10, 2015

Rep. Ray Pilon took in a moderate haul last month in his campaign to retain his Sarasota-based House District 72 seat, raising $6,850 during the November reporting period according to recently submitted campaign finance data. The contributions take the third-term Republican to $96,275 raised overall so far, with $66,438 of that remaining on hand. Pilon, a Sarasota […]


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