Tag: Sanjay Patel

Scott PowersNovember 6, 2018
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Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey may have seen his most organized Democratic opponent yet this fall but it made little difference as he easily won re-election to a sixth term representing Florida’s Space Coast in Congress. Posey crushed Democratic activist and business consultant Sanjay Patel by a spread of 61 percent to 39 percent Tuesday, […]

Scott PowersOctober 22, 2018
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Democratic congressional candidate Sanjay Patel is launching the first television commercial of his campaign Monday to challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey in Florida’s 8th Congressional District. Patel, a business consultant and activist, pushes an upbeat, progressive-politics message in the ad, quickly mentioning such issues as toxic algae, economics, and health care from a progressive […]

Scott PowersOctober 19, 2018
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Democratic congressional candidate Sanjay Patel has launched his first video commercial, a digital ad that talks about how his brother’s death from cancer has inspired him to seek better, and how for him that includes affordable health care, a fairer economy, environmental protection and investments in schools and infrastructure. The two-minute, 17-second video, released on […]

Scott PowersOctober 11, 2018
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The Sierra Club of Florida has endorsed Democratic congressional candidate Sanjay Patel in his race against Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey in Florida’s 8th Congressional District. The club, which calls itself the nation’s largest and most influential environmental organization, announced the endorsement Thursday, declaring Patel an “environmental champion.” “We are pleased to announce today that […]

Scott PowersSeptember 26, 2018
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Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey went to Facebook Tuesday night to apologize for comments he made last week disparaging supporters of Sanjay Patel, his Democratic opponent in this fall’s election in Florida’s 8th Congressional District. At a Trump Club meeting in Brevard County on Sept. 19, shown in a video posted on Youtube.com and since […]

Scott PowersAugust 20, 2018
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Following his visits to Tampa and Orlando last Friday, Democratic U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders is offering endorsements to some local candidates in Florida, including Anna Eskamani, Carlos Guillermo Smith, and Lee Mangold in Florida House races. Sanders, the Senator from New Hampshire, went to both towns to stump for Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum‘s gubernatorial campaign. […]

Scott PowersAugust 20, 2018
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Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam were the top choices at Orlando’s Political Salsa hobnob for races for Senate and Florida Governor. With more than 400 votes, Nelson topped Republican Gov. Rick Scott 52 percent to 43 percent with Rocky De La Fuente taking the rest during the Hispanic-oriented but […]

Scott PowersJuly 27, 2018
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7min38
Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Republican Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, were the top choices for the U.S. Senate, and the governor’s office  in a straw poll conducted Thursday night at the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando that also offered some surprise choices, such as Democrat Nikki Fried for agriculture commissioner. The straw poll of more […]


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