Tag: re-election

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 20, 2018

State Rep. Bobby Payne, a Palatka Republican representing House District 19, has amassed what looks to be a prohibitive cash advantage against Democratic challenger Paul Still. Payne’s last two reporting periods have been strong — between Aug. 24 and Sept. 14, he raised a total of $30,325. Of that sum, $21,025 was raised Aug. 24-31, from 62 individual […]

Ryan NicolJune 23, 2018

Lauren Book has made quite a statement as a first-term state Senator, so much so that she is one of 25 Florida lawmakers who did not draw a single challenger for the 2018 midterms. That means Book, a young star in the Florida Democratic Party, has already clinched her re-election to Senate District 32. That’s […]

Ryan NicolJune 11, 2018

Democrat Gary Farmer just had his best fundraising month yet, earning more than $34,000 in contributions during May. That’s according to the latest information filed with the Florida Division of Elections. Those impressive totals leave Farmer with more than $65,000 cash on hand. The incumbent senator representing Senate District 34 is running unopposed in his […]

Scott PowersMarch 16, 2018

Republican state Rep. Rene “Coach P” Plasencia‘s re-election effort has drawn endorsements from a half-dozen Brevard County and municipal leaders including Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey, Plasencia’s campaign announced Friday. His Florida House District 50 covers part of east Orange County and much of north Brevard County, including the city of Titusville. A former former […]

Staff ReportsFebruary 3, 2017

State Rep. Dan Raulerson has decided on another term in the Florida House of Representatives. The state’s Division of Elections website shows Raulerson, a Plant City Republican, filed Thursday to run again for his House District 58 seat. If re-elected, it will be Raulerson’s last consecutive term as a state representative: First elected in 2012, he is term […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 13, 2016

State Sen. Travis Hutson, running a campaign against a lightly funded Democrat, probably doesn’t need a television ad this cycle. But he’s got one anyway. Hutson’s ad introduces viewers to his family: his wife, two kids, and his dog, Tia. “They remind me every day why the future is worth fighting for,” Hutson said, before the […]

Scott PowersOctober 7, 2016

Republican state Rep. Scott Plakon will be declared re-elected to his seat in Florida’s House District 29 at 5 p.m. Friday because the Florida Democratic Party will not nominate a replacement candidate for Fred Marra, who dropped out last week. Plakon has been in limbo for seven days since Marra dropped out Sept. 30 for […]


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