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    West Orange Political Alliance Endorses Vivaldi For Florida Senate

    Jun 20, 16 • 117 Views • Community, PoliticsComments Off on West Orange Political Alliance Endorses Vivaldi For Florida Senate

    Windermere, Fla. – Today, the Peter Vivaldi Campaign announced the endorsement of the West Orange Political Alliance, the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s political arm. Vivaldi is seeking the District 15 seat in the Florida Senate. “After...

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    Diaz Expands Support Among Local Leaders

    Jun 20, 16 • 262 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Diaz Expands Support Among Local Leaders

    Hialeah, Fla. — Today, the Manny Diaz Campaign announced the endorsement of two more female elected officials in the Miami-Dade area. Perla Tabares Hantman, Chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board, and Lubby Navarro, Miami-Dade County School Board...

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    Hans Tanzler Amasses $300,000 In Two Weeks

    May 23, 16 • 258 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Hans Tanzler Amasses $300,000 In Two Weeks

    Jacksonville, Fla. — Hans Tanzler’s campaign for Congress already has $300,000 in the bank after a well-attended fundraiser in Jacksonville last night. Just two weeks ago, Tanzler entered the race for the District 4 U.S. House seat currently held by...

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    Donalds Campaign Surpasses $100,000

    May 11, 16 • 143 Views • PoliticsComments Off on Donalds Campaign Surpasses $100,000

    Naples, Fla. — Today, the Byron Donalds Campaign announced that with the $7,410 it banked in April, it has now raised over $100,000 for his bid for House District 80. With 88% of his contributions coming from local donors in Southwest Florida, his total...

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    DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz hosts press call on the state of the presidential race

    May 11, 16 • 152 Views • Politics, Press ConferenceComments Off on DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz hosts press call on the state of the presidential race

    Today, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz will host a conference call to discuss the state of the race, the excitement voters see within the Democratic primary, and the historic chaos unfolding on the Republican side as a slew of prominent Republicans have...

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    Treadwell Continues Fundraising Lead In House District 11

    May 10, 16 • 156 Views • Elections, PoliticsComments Off on Treadwell Continues Fundraising Lead In House District 11

    Fernandina Beach, Fla. — Today, the Sheri Treadwell Campaign announced that it raised $10,762 in April. Her total amount raised since entering the race last year is now nearing $130,000, keeping her the leader in House District 11 fundraising. “We...

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    Central Florida Legislators Back Vivaldi for Senate

    May 10, 16 • 176 Views • Elections, Endorsements, PoliticsComments Off on Central Florida Legislators Back Vivaldi for Senate

    Windermere, Fla. – Today, the Peter Vivaldi Campaign announced the endorsement of nine members of the Central Florida Legislative Delegation. State Representatives Jason Brodeur, Bob Cortes, Eric Eisnaugle, Mike LaRosa, Mike Miller, Scott Plakon, Rene...

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    Miami Dade County Government Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards

    May 9, 16 • 239 Views • Community, Government, PoliticsComments Off on Miami Dade County Government Officials Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards

    The Florida League of Cities recently recognized Bay Harbor Islands Council Members Robert Yaffe and Joshua Fuller, Cutler Bay Mayor Peggy Bell, El Portal Mayor Claudia Cubillos, Miami Lakes Councilmember Manny Cid, North Miami Beach Mayor George Vallejo,...

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    Stetson University Professor T. Wayne Bailey to Retire After 53 Years

    May 5, 16 • 284 Views • DNC, Education, Higher Education, PoliticsComments Off on Stetson University Professor T. Wayne Bailey to Retire After 53 Years

    DELAND, Fla., May 5, 2016 — Stetson University political science Professor T. Wayne Bailey, Ph.D., will retire May 15 after 53 years of teaching at the university. The announcement was made today by Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic...

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    ICYMI: FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES MANNY DIAZ

    May 5, 16 • 162 Views • Government, House of Representatives, ICYMI, PoliticsComments Off on ICYMI: FLORIDA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES MANNY DIAZ

    Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce made its first round of 2016 candidate endorsements. While there are already 292 candidates running for 120 house seats, today the Florida Chamber is announcing endorsements in the first 10 seats. Additional rounds of...