Tag: Yvonne Fry

Mitch PerryDecember 1, 2017

More than 6,300 registered voters in Florida House District 58 special election have already cast a ballot through the mail ahead of the Dec. 19 special election. Republican Lawrence McClure, Democrat Jose Vazquez, Libertarian Bryan Zemina and non-party-affiliated Ahmad Saadaldin are the choices for the voters in the district, which encompasses Plant City, Temple Terrace, Dover, Mango, […]

Drew WilsonNovember 15, 2017

About 19,000 mail ballots have been sent out for the special general election to replace former Rep. Dan Raulerson in Hillsborough County-based HD 58. Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Craig Latimer announced the mailing in a Wednesday press release, adding that voters have until Dec. 13 to request a mail ballot. Voters expecting to receive […]

Mitch PerryNovember 10, 2017

For many reasons, conventional wisdom is that—in effect—Republican Lawrence McClure has won the House District 58 special election. But there are four candidates on the Dec. 19 ballot, not just two. And they all appeared at a candidates’ forum Thursday night at the Bruton Memorial Library in Plant City. The eastern Hillsborough County seat is considered prime […]

Staff ReportsOctober 11, 2017

Lawrence McClure has defeated Yvonne Fry in the hard-fought Republican primary for Florida House District 58. McClure, a 30-year-old Dover businessman, received 54.90 percent of the vote; Fry, a Plant City business executive, took 45.10 percent. The two Hillsborough County natives ran an increasingly contentious campaign for the GOP nomination to fill the seat of […]

Mitch PerryOctober 10, 2017

In eastern Hillsborough County, one of the more contentious Republican primaries in quite some time will soon be over. Tuesday night, a winner will emerge from the hard-fought House District 58 battle between Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure. HD 58 opened up in August after Plant City Republican Dan Raulerson stepped down for health reasons. Final financial […]

Joe HendersonOctober 9, 2017

In a different reality, Yvonne Fry would enter Tuesday’s special HD 58 election without concern. Her neighbors in Plant City know her as smart, personable, connected and dedicated. She is one of them, having been born and raised there. In addition to being well-liked and respected, she is a successful businesswoman and making her first […]

Mitch PerryOctober 7, 2017

Dover businessman Lawrence McClure has more cash-on-hand than Plant City businesswoman and civic activist Yvonne Fry in the final days of their contentious House District 58 Republican primary campaign. With the latest financial figures coming in late Friday, McClure has raised a total of $135,485 versus Fry’s $112,790 through October 5. . Fry has spent $96,813.30 […]


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