Tag: Steve Crisafulli
Past winners of the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. Image via AP.

Mitch PerryMay 17, 2017

Republican Agriculture Commissioner candidate Denise Grimsley made the first of what should be many visits to Tampa during the next year-and-a-half, introducing herself to local Republicans and speaking about her credentials as to why she’s the best candidate to succeed Adam Putnam. Like Putnam, she’s a fifth-generation Floridian, but unlike him, she had an entire career outside […]

Scott PowersMay 10, 2017

Republican Bobby Olszewski has grabbed another endorsement – former House Speaker Steve Crisafulli – in his campaign to win election in Florida House District 44, now heading for a special election this summer with the resignation of incumbent state Rep. Eric Eisnaugle of Windermere. His endorsements, which include numerous local officials from west Orange County, […]

Drew WilsonMay 1, 2017

Republican Tim Tumulty announced Monday he would run again for House District 51, where he unsuccessfully challenged Republican Rep. Tom Goodson last year. “I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve had over the years to develop a deep understanding of our community,” said Tumulty. “As the former Mayor of Cocoa Beach, I saw firsthand how the […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 16, 2017

State Rep. Matt Caldwell is planning to file paperwork this summer in a bid for Florida Agriculture Commissioner. Caldwell, a North Fort Myers Republican, on Thursday said he has “every intention of filing to run in August.” Caldwell, first elected in 2010, will be term limited in 2018. The 35-year-old, chair of the House’s Government Accountability […]

Scott PowersFebruary 10, 2017

Never mind who’s running for Governor in 2018, Floridians want to know which Republicans are in the running for Florida Chief Financial Officer now that CFO Jeff Atwater announced he is leaving this year, with speculation starting with Tom Grady, Tom Lee, Will Weatherford and Teresa Jacobs and including seven or eight others. Grady, a securities lawyer who is a former state representative who also has held several […]

A.G. GancarskiJanuary 23, 2017

FloridaPolitics.com caught up with State Rep. Cyndi Stevenson this week at the St. Johns Legislative Delegation meeting. For Stevenson, a former county commissioner, it was a return to familiar ground. St. Johns County, the Republican said, “is becoming a more complete community,” which she believes is also “good for the region.” “We have over 200,000 people. […]


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