Tag: Robert Doyel

Bill RuftyNovember 6, 2018

Republican Sen. Kelli Stargel of Lakeland held off a strong state Democratic Party effort to flip her Florida Senate District 22 blue by defeating retired circuit judge Robert Doyel, a Winter Haven Democrat. The district had become an unexpected highly competitive race. The final results were Stargel with 105,475 votes or 53 percent of ballots […]

Bill RuftyMay 30, 2018

While most campaigns are concerned with the August primary elections, the general appears already to have started for Senate District 22 and the main issue is education. The campaign of former Circuit Judge Robert Doyel, of Winter Haven, fired several blasts at Sen. Kelli Stargel, a Lakeland Republican, because she would not participate in a […]

Drew WilsonMarch 26, 2018

Democrat Bob Doyel on Monday announced a long list of endorsements for his campaign against incumbent Republican Sen. Kelli Stargel in Senate District 22. Doyel, a retired circuit court judge, listed 13 endorsements from current and former elected officials in the bulk announcement. The seven current elected officials: Kissimmee Democratic Rep. John Cortes, Haines City […]

Bill RuftyNovember 8, 2016

Tuesday will reveal whether the I-4 corridor is still an important swing corridor or whether it has become an important Democratic Party corridor. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hit the counties along that stretch of interstate many times as well — and not just the big cities of St. Petersburg, Tampa and Orlando. Smaller cities […]


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