Tag: Victor Crist
Ron DeSantis really wants Piney Point to never happen again. Image via Facebook.

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 6, 2018
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6min69
Hillsborough County Commission candidates Kimberly Overman and Mariella Smith nabbed key victories in their bids for the open District 5 and 7 countywide seats. The two wins mean Democrats will now control the commission. Smith toppled longtime Republican commissioner Victor Crist 52 percent to 45 percent with NPA Joe Kotvas taking the rest of the vote. […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorNovember 6, 2018
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7min45
Political candidates spend months rallying volunteers, knocking on doors, hobnobbing with voters at public events and, of course, raising cash. Come Election Night they’re ready, win or lose, to cut loose and either get to work or get back to their families. Whether the champagne is flowing or supporters are drowning disappointing election results at […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 30, 2018
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4min69
Hillsborough County Commission candidate Kimberly Overman wants to flip the political makeup of the board this election. She’s running to replace Republican Al Higginbotham. He’s not seeking re-election. “We have had a Republican led County Commission for well over ten years and if we continue that trend we will not survive in a competitive world,” Overman […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorOctober 23, 2018
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7min61
Hillsborough County Commissioner Victor Crist and candidate Todd Marks sent out a dual-funded campaign mailer this week claiming Crist’s challenger, Mariella Smith, and Marks’ opponent, Kimberly Overman, support an $18 billion tax hike. Except there’s no factual support for that claim. “It’s a complete lie,” Smith said of the claim. “I just don’t know how they sleep […]


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