Tag: Senate District 10

Kate BradshawJune 15, 2018

An egg farmer by trade, Wilton Simpson currently serves as Senate Majority Leader. The Trilby Republican’s prestige doesn’t end there, though. Simpson, 51, is slated to become Senate President in 2020, on the heels of incoming Senate President Bill Galvano. (Both presidencies, of course, hinge on GOP dominance in that chamber following the 2018 and 2020 elections.) Voted […]

Drew WilsonJune 5, 2018

Former Republican Sen. John Legg on Tuesday became the first candidate to file for the 2022 election. Legg was first elected to the Florida House in 2004, serving there eight years. He was elected to the Florida Senate in 2012, but court ordered redistricting forced him make a difficult decision in 2016: Run for re-election […]

Peter SchorschApril 5, 2016

State Sen. Wilton Simpson is letting the “love flow” in his re-election bid to the Florida Senate. The Trilby Republican is hosting a special fundraising barbecue dinner and concert Thursday, April 21, featuring the Bellamy Brothers, the pop-country duo best known for their crossover 1976 hit “Let Your Love Flow.” Simpson is a highly regarded […]

Staff ReportsMarch 24, 2016

With thousands of certified petition signatures, state Sen. Wilton Simpson has officially qualified for the 2016 ballot in Senate District 10. In the days after the final Florida Senate map was determined, the Trilby Republican registered for SD 10, a district that added Citrus County to the Pasco and Hernando County residents he already served. […]


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