Tag: SD 26
St. Petersburg Mayor-elect Ken Welch. (Image via AP.)

Drew WilsonOctober 23, 2018
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The Florida Retail Federation on Tuesday endorsed five non-incumbent Republicans running for Florida Senate seats in November’s elections, including one who is looking to unseat an incumbent Democrat. Among the five candidates getting the nod was Tommy Wright, the newly anointed nominee for Senate District 14. The New Smyrna Beach businessman was selected for the nomination after […]

Bill RuftySeptember 20, 2018
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Lake Wales Democrat Catherine Price and state Rep. Ben Albritton held the closest thing to a Senate District 28 debate Wednesday before the Tiger Bay Club of Polk County. While they tried to play nice, it wound up becoming a political junkie’s dream. The seat, currently held by Republican Sen. Denise Grimsley, a Republican, will […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 4, 2018
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Wauchula Republican state Rep. Ben Albritton is in good position to ascend to the state Senate in the fall and has started putting some of the cash he’s amassed in his affiliated political committee to the most vulnerable incumbent Republicans in the 40-member chamber. Albritton’s committee, Advancing Florida Agriculture, has raised nearly $400,000 since he […]

Peter SchorschMarch 17, 2018
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Lake Wales Democrat Catherine Price announced Friday that she would run for the Senate District 26 seat being vacated by Sebring Sen. Denise Grimsley, who is running for Agriculture Commissioner in the fall. “Tallahassee seems to be broken and our state is in desperate need of better political leadership. We need legislators who are educated, […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 26, 2017
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Three DeSoto County commissioners endorsed state Rep. Ben Albritton, who is looking to move out of the House and into the Senate in 2018. Commissioners Elton Langford, Buddy Mansfield and Jim Selph announced they are backing the Wauchula Republican in a Tuesday news release put out by the campaign. “Ben Albritton’s service in the Florida […]

Drew WilsonAugust 21, 2017
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Republican Rep. Ben Albritton added an endorsement from Lakeland Mayor Howard Wiggs for his campaign to take over for exiting Sen. Denise Grimsley, who is running for Agriculture Commissioner. “Ben Albritton has proven himself as a leader in the Legislature,” Wiggs said. “Without hesitation, I believe he will continue to represent our area effectively in […]

Drew WilsonAugust 10, 2017
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Republican Rep. Ben Albritton’s 2018 Senate campaign touted endorsements from a pair of Bartow elected officials Thursday. Bartow Mayor James Clements and City Commissioner Trish Pfeiffer said they are backing the HD 56 lawmaker for the SD 26 seat currently held by Republican Sen. Denise Grimsley, who is running for Ag. Commissioner. “Ben Albritton has […]


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