Tag: write-in candidate

Staff ReportsOctober 17, 2016

Rep. Kathleen Passidomo will face just one write-in opponent come Election Day. MaryKathryn Johnson, who filed to run as a write-in candidate in Senate District 28, filed a letter withdrawing her candidacy with the Florida Division of Elections. In the letter, Johnson informed elections officials she needed to be dropped from the election “effective immediately.” […]

A.G. GancarskiJuly 27, 2016

The case of Carol Scott, et al v. Mike Hogan, et al — better known as the “sham candidate” case in Florida’s 4th Circuit state attorney race — has been requested to be added to the Florida Supreme Court docket by the lawyers for Carol Scott’s side. The plaintiff’s lawyers are invoking the discretionary jurisdiction of the court, which […]

Jim RosicaJune 30, 2016

This year, Jamie Grant got lucky. The Hillsborough County Republican qualified for office with no opposition, meaning he’s an automatic walk-on for the 2016-18 term. But for Grant, who represents Florida House District 64, that’s far from the story two years ago. He was re-elected, then had the results thrown out after legal challenges put them into question, […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorMarch 17, 2015

A bill that removes the requirement that write-in candidates live within the district of the seat they’re seeking has passed its first committee stop. Members of the House Government Operations Subcommittee passed HB 4043 Tuesday morning with no discussion. The bill’s sponsor, North Bay Village Democrat Joseph Geller, told committee members the bill was needed to repeal […]


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