Tag: Senate District 8

Drew WilsonNovember 6, 2018
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Incumbent Republican Sen. Keith Perry leads Democratic challenger Kayser Enneking by 4 points in the final poll of Senate District 8. But his margin is less compared to 2016, when the Gainesville-based district backed him over former state Sen. Rod Smith by 6 points. According to a new survey from St. Pete Polls, Perry is netting […]

Drew WilsonOctober 16, 2018
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Three weeks out from Election Day, incumbent Republican Sen. Keith Perry has a double-digit lead over Democratic challenger Kayser Enneking in the race for Gainesville-based Senate District 8. A St. Pete Polls survey, commissioned by Florida Politics, found Perry leading Enneking 49-39 percent with 6 percent of voters opting for unaffiliated candidate Charles Goston and the balance still unsure […]

Drew WilsonOctober 4, 2018
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The Florida Conservation Voters Action Fund said Wednesday that it’s putting $250,000 behind a digital ad campaign supporting the Democrats challenging Gainesville Sen. Keith Perry and St. Petersburg Sen. Jeff Brandes in the fall. The ad supporting Gainesville Democrat Kayser Enneking’s campaign in Senate District 8 hits Perry for his “disastrous ‘toilet to tap’ bill.” […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 18, 2018
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Gainesville voters will decide in November whether to change the governance of their municipal utility and Sen. Keith Perry, a Gainesville Republican, has been using advertising – some say deceptively – in a push to get the measure passed. The utility, Gainesville Regional Utilities, is currently under the control of the Gainesville City Commission, but the referendum […]

Drew WilsonSeptember 4, 2018
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Gainesville Democrats held a press conference at City Hall on Tuesday afternoon where they lambasted Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis’ record of voting against health care protections during his three terms in Congress. Alachua County Democratic Party Executive Committee Chair Cynthia Chestnut, Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe, City Commissioner David Arreola, Florida’s 3rd Congressional District nominee Yvonne Hayes Hinson […]

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 […]


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