Tag: Senate District 15

Drew WilsonJune 20, 2016

Republican Senate District 15 candidate Peter Vivaldi has picked up an endorsement from the West Orange Political Alliance, the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s political arm. “After meeting with the candidates in his race, Peter Vivaldi received a supermajority of our board’s votes, and we are happy to announce our support for his bid for […]

Scott PowersJune 8, 2016

The first three days of pre-qualifying for state Senate races in Central Florida show four of the 10 declared candidates in three races fell short of submitting enough valid signatures for the ballot by petition. So far, only an Aug. 30 Democratic primary in Senate District 11 would be assured, based on those candidates who appear to have enough […]

Scott PowersMay 11, 2016

Democrat Bob Healy, a political newcomer, raised more than $10,000 in campaign funds for his effort in Kissimmee-based Senate District 15 in April, outperforming two better-known political veterans, Democratic state Rep. Victor Torres and Republican Peter Vivaldi. Healy’s $10,114 April haul compared with $8,494 for Torres and $8,011 for Vivaldi, who didn’t enter the race […]

Drew WilsonMay 10, 2016

Republican Peter Vivaldi announced Tuesday that eight Central Florida lawmakers are backing his bid for the District 15 seat in the Florida Senate. “I am very honored and encouraged to have the support of so many members of our area’s delegation,” Vivaldi said. “They are all great conservative leaders, and I look forward to working […]

Scott PowersMay 5, 2016

Democratic state Rep. Victor Torres has qualified by petition to run in the Democratic primary in Senate District 15. Torres, a two-term state representative, is running in the district being vacated by state Sen. Darren Soto, who is running for Congress rather than re-election. Torres reported Thursday that on Wednesday county supervisors of elections had […]

Scott PowersApril 7, 2016

Republican businessman and youth pastor Peter Vivaldi of Windermere has filed to run for the Florida Senate in the Orlando-based Senate District 15. Vivaldi, 54, said Thursday he decided to run after spending much of this past session of the Florida Legislature in Tallahassee advocating on issues ranging from education choice to religious freedom. Vivaldi […]


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