Tag: Wayne Harris
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Peter SchorschJuly 22, 2016

From the start, Wayne Harris, a Republican running for Matt Gaetz’s House District 4 seat, has strutted his conservative credentials. A recent mailer to voters in HD 4 even boasts Harris as an “Emerald Coast tax cutter.” But after a closer look, it becomes increasingly difficult to describe Harris in those terms, especially compared to the […]

Peter SchorschJuly 19, 2016

An invitation to a fundraiser for several legislative candidates has some wondering if it’s part of a larger drama surrounding three Republicans’ ambitions to serve as Florida House Speaker. Billed as an “Evening with Florida Republican House Candidates,” the event is slated for Aug. 11 in Orlando. The invitation to the event is emblazoned with the logos of nine GOP […]

Drew WilsonMarch 14, 2016

Republican House District 4 candidate Wayne Harris said Monday that his campaign passed the six-figure mark with more than $15,000 in February contributions. “Our campaign’s momentum continues to grow, and we are so grateful for the folks who want to be a part of taking our conservative values to Tallahassee,” Harris said. “I look forward […]

Phil AmmannAugust 12, 2015

Citing leadership skills and conservative credentials, former State Rep. Don Brown announced his endorsement of Wayne Harris for House District 4. Brown, a DeFuniak Springs property insurance expert, is well-known in Panhandle Republican politics. He has held  a variety GOP leadership roles, including state representative and Walton County commissioner. Harris is the Okaloosa County commissioner running […]

Drew WilsonAugust 3, 2015

A third Republican has filed to run for the District 4 House seat being vacated by Fort Walton Beach Rep. Matt Gaetz, who is eyeing his father’s Senate seat in the 2016 cycle. Destin Mayor Mel Ponder said Monday he’s running for the seat, hitting small government and conservative values that play well in the Panhandle districts. “It […]


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