Tag: Wengay “Newt” Newton
Time for one last good Primary poll.

Kate BradshawAugust 28, 2018
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4min431
Incumbency has distinct advantages, as Wengay “Newt” Newton won another term in House District 70 – despite a serious challenge from aggrieved St. Petersburg Democrats. Given that there are no contenders from any other party, the primary decided who will serve the heavily Democratic district seat. Yet, if there was a primary for St. Petersburg […]

Drew WilsonJuly 10, 2018
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12min680
The political arm of the Florida Realtors rolled out endorsements Monday for nearly every state legislative election slated for the 2018 ballot. “As Realtors, we pride ourselves on our long-standing efforts to defend private property rights, promote community prosperity and preserve a professional climate that ensures the economic growth of Florida,” said Ann DeFries, chair […]

Staff ReportsNovember 27, 2017
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4min469
Last week, more than 25 Democratic legislative leaders from Palm Beach County and the state announced endorsing state Rep. Lori Berman in her bid for Senate District 31. Among those lining up behind Berman, a Lantana Democrat who represents HD 90, are Congressman Ted Deutch of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District, former Congressmen Patrick Murphy and […]

Phil AmmannNovember 7, 2017
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5min169
With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round. On: Aisha Bien-Aime is the new legislative assistant for Ocoee Democratic Sen. Randolph Bracy. On: Amelia Johnson Smith is district secretary for Melbourne Republican Sen. Debbie Mayfield. On and off: Staz Guntek has replaced Joseph […]

Staff ReportsAugust 12, 2016
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15min265
There are just a few weeks until the election, and organizations across the state are rolling out endorsements for state and federal candidates. Several organizations — including Associated Industries of Florida, the Democratic Progressive Caucus, and the Florida Retail Federation — issued endorsements. — Associated Industries of Florida has endorsed Marco Rubio in his U.S. […]


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