Tag: Senate District 18

Ryan NicolNovember 8, 2018

With multiple statewide races likely headed for a recount, the Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is all hands on deck attempting to track down volunteers to help with recount efforts. Thursday is the deadline for those who cast provisional ballots to provide evidence that those ballots are valid. Voters who cast such ballots have until 5 […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 17, 2018

Giffords, a gun safety advocacy group, is backing outgoing House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz in the Senate District 18 race against incumbent Republican Dana Young. The group was founded by Democratic former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle “Gabby” Giffords, who survived an attempted assassination by a gunman in 2011. She was shot in the head and recovered; six others were […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 16, 2018

When it comes to fundraising, state Sen. Dana Young continues to outperform her Democratic opponent in the race for the Senate District 18 seat in Tampa. Young has raised about $2.6 million between her political committee and general campaign fund, $1.6 million more than outgoing House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz. Young raised $70,000 for her general campaign […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 15, 2018

A steep staircase leads to Dana Young’s quaint Hyde Park campaign office. The space isn’t striking, but it doesn’t need to be. She points out that call station cubicles had been installed by the previous tenant, an added bonus for the temporary investment. Young, a Republican state Senator seeking re-election in 2018, says she wasn’t […]


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