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Alva Striplin is stepping down for a gig at Florida State. Screenshot via PBS.

Staff ReportsJuly 8, 2016

Just because you’re running for Congress doesn’t mean you can drive through the district without your seatbelt on. Mark Freeman, a candidate in Florida’s 18th Congressional District, was cited by Sewalls Point Police Department last month for not wearing his seatbelt. Police officers also noted that Freeman, a medical doctor, had both headphones in his ears, […]

Drew WilsonMarch 31, 2016

Republican candidate Rebecca Negron has picked up an endorsement from the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association in her bid for Florida’s 18th Congressional District, her campaign announced Thursday. “The Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association is proud to inform you of its endorsement of your candidacy for U.S. Representative District 18,” PBA President John […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 11, 2016

Vero Beach Republican state Rep. Debbie Mayfield has endorsed Rebecca Negron in Florida’s 18th Congressional District race, Negron’s campaign announced Thursday. “I believe Rebecca Negron is the best candidate in the race for Congressional District 18 to serve our Treasure Coast in Washington,” Mayfield said. “If elected, I know she will work tirelessly on the issues […]

Drew WilsonFebruary 4, 2016

Republican Congressional District 18 candidate Rebecca Negron launches a new campaign ad Thursday highlighting her conservative bona fides, her campaign said. “Washington is out of touch, and I think it is high-time that we send Washington a message,” Negron said. “I’ve been working in the Treasure Coast community for 40 years, supporting churches and helping […]

Drew WilsonNovember 18, 2015

Nine Florida Republicans are on the National Republican Congressional Committee’s “radar,” which could lead to substantial campaign support. The NRCC put out a list of 32 congressional candidates Wednesday that are in the running for support through the group’s “Young Guns” program, which helps Republican candidates challenge incumbent Democrats or get the edge running for […]

Ryan RayAugust 25, 2015

Rebecca Negron announced Monday she has gained the endorsements of further local elected leaders in her bid to represent Florida’s 18th Congressional District – State Attorney Bruce Colton, Chief Assistant State Attorney Thomas Bakkedahl and Martin County Public Defender Diamond Litty have each pledged their support to Negron. Negron is seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, who […]

Phil AmmannJuly 23, 2015

Rebecca Negron received a significant endorsement today when Maggie’s List announced its support for the Republican candidate in the crowded race for Florida’s 18th Congressional District. Maggie’s List is a committee committed to electing conservative women to federal office. Negron, the wife of influential state Sen. Joe Negron, is seeking the seat currently held by […]

Ryan RayJune 29, 2015

Shelley Vana, the mayor of Florida’s third-largest county, gave the nod on Monday to Melissa McKinlay, a Palm Beach commissioner seeking to replace U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy in Congress. The move is a coup for McKinlay locally: Vana’s endorsement comes as other Democrats, including fellow sitting commissioner Priscilla Taylor, are also seeking to assume the 18th […]


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