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Drew WilsonDecember 8, 2017

Republican Attorney General candidate Ashley Moody announced Thursday that she earned the backing of a political committee dedicated to getting conservative women into elected office. Maggie’s List, which has a founders list including current Republican state Sens. Dana Young, Denise Grimsley and Kathleen Passidomo, said Moody – the only woman running for either major party’s […]

Peter SchorschApril 3, 2017

Recounting an impressive list of achievements spanning four decades, veteran lawmaker Jack Latvala seems to have done it all: an effective Florida senator and political consultant, a self-described “environmentally-conscious” Republican and the proud father to state Rep. Chris Latvala. The Clearwater senator, chair of the influential Senate Appropriations Committee, recently sat down with FloridaPolitics.com’s Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster […]

Mitch PerryMarch 13, 2017

On Monday, a House committee advanced legislation that could result in a 2018 constitutional amendment asking Floridians to make Secretary of State an elected position. Stuart Republican Gayle Harrell told members of the House Oversight, Transparency & Administration Subcommittee that the Secretary of State’s office is so important, that he or she needs to be accountable to all the citizens […]

Mitch PerryMarch 7, 2017

Historically, the Secretary of State in Florida was elected by the public, but that changed in 1998, when constitutional changes removed that position from the elected Cabinet of the executive branch. Now, 19 years later, Fernandina Beach Republican Sen. Aaron Bean wants to bring that position back into the Cabinet. At the Senate Committee on Ethics and […]

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 […]

Martin DyckmanJune 8, 2014

Nothing so clearly shows the difference between theory and practice as the notion that Americans choose their elected representatives. In reality, it’s more often the politicians who do the choosing. Evidence in the congressional gerrymandering — excuse me — redistricting trial at Tallahassee has reaffirmed it. For the politicians to build and feather their own […]


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