Marsy’s Law for Florida today announced more than 200 individuals and organizations have lent their names in support of Amendment 6, which would place a new set of crime victims’ rights in the state constitution if approved by voters. [Read more…] about Amendment 6/Marsy’s Law for Florida Receives More Than 200 Endorsements
Today, the Toby Overdorf Campaign announced the endorsement of Stuart City Commissioner Troy McDonald. Overdorf, a Republican, is running for the District 83 seat in the Florida House of Representatives, currently held by Gayle Harrell, who faces term limits this year. McDonald’s endorsement comes on the heels of last week’s announcement that Port St. Lucie Councilwoman Stephanie Morgan is backing Overdorf.
“There’s no question that Toby Overdorf is the right choice for District 83,” said McDonald. “He is a strong leader and has the conservative vision and values we need to keep Florida strong. I look forward to working with him.”
[Read more…] about Troy McDonald Endorses Toby Overdorf
Today, the Manny Diaz Campaign announced the endorsement of Senator Rene Garcia, who currently holds the District 36 seat in the Florida Senate that Diaz is seeking. Diaz has represented District 103 in the Florida House of Representatives since 2012. Garcia joins a number of other key Miami-Dade leaders in backing Diaz’s candidacy.
[Read more…] about Rene Garcia Endorses Diaz
Today, the Tommy Gregory Campaign announced the endorsement of former U.S. Senator Connie Mack, who represented Florida for two terms. Gregory continues to consolidate the support of area Republican leaders in his run for the District 73 seat in the Florida House of Representatives, currently held by Joe Gruters, who is running for the Florida Senate.
Florida State Representative Lawrence McClure, Former State Representatives Rachel Burgin and Carl Carpenter, and Mayor of Temple Terrace Dr. Mel Jurado have announced their support of Neil Combee for Florida Congressional District 15.
“Neil is a proven conservative who has worked tirelessly to see our country and President Trump succeed. As a rancher, Neil is uniquely qualified to advocate for our agricultural industry. I am proud to endorse Neil Combee to represent us in Washington,” Representative Lawrence McClure said.
Fmr. State Representative Rachel Burgin said, “Neil Combee is a man with true grit. We need champions in Washington who will stand up and fight for their constituents back home. With his proven track record in public service, and his strong agricultural background, I believe Neil Combee is the best person to fight for our freedom and personal liberties in Washington, D.C.”
“I’ve seen a lot of Congressmen come and go. Neil Combee is the real deal and is the only candidate that can keep the liberals at bay,” Fmr. State Rep. Carl Carpenter said.
“I have been privileged to work alongside Neil Combee on policy and governance issues. What I know about N.E.I.L.:
N.o-nonsense — not about ‘yaption’, but about ‘action’
E.xcellence — high standards, with an expectation of results
L.eadership– specifically, Neil is a servant-leader, focused on delivering what benefits others, not self.
This is why I support Neil Combee to be our next Congressman,” Temple Terrace Mayor Dr. Mel Jurado stated.
“The momentum is continuing to build, and I am so excited to have these great folks in Hillsborough give their endorsements. They will go a long way to helping us win this Primary,” Neil Combee responded.
These endorsements join the growing list of endorsements by State Rep. Ben Albritton, State Rep. Mike LaRosa, State Rep. Josie Tomkow, Fmr. State Rep. John Wood, Mayor Tim Pospichal of Auburndale, Mayor Joe LaCascia of Polk City, Former State Senator and Former Florida State House Representative J.D. Alexander, Former State Attorney Jerry Hill, Former Polk County Commissioner and Former Mayor of Auburndale Jack Myers, Former Polk County Commissioner Jerry Carter, Former Lakeland City Commissioner Don Gifford, Former Polk County Commissioner and member of the Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board Paul Senft, Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell, Lake County Property Appraiser Carey Baker, Florida State Senator Dennis Baxley, and Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks. There will be many more to come.
Paid for by Friends of Neil Combee
Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell, Lake County Property Appraiser Carey Baker, Florida State Senator Dennis Baxley, and Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks have announced their support of Neil Combee for Florida Congressional District 15.
Lake County Sheriff Peyton Grinnell says, “It is important to me that we have someone in Congress that will support those of us who protect the community. I have no doubt that Neil Combee will fight for law enforcement personnel and others who keep our country safe.”
“Keeping costs down for homeowners and simplifying the tax system for everyone is very important to me, and I know Neil will fight to do this in Washington. Additionally, I know Neil is committed to supporting our military, veterans, and our 2nd Amendment rights. I’m proud to support Neil for Congress,” Lake County Property Appraiser Carey Baker stated.
“Neil is the best person for this job because of his service. No candidate will fight to Make America Great Again and help the President on Capitol Hill like Neil Combee. That’s why I’m behind Combee for Congress 100%,” State Senator Dennis Baxley stated.
Lake County Commissioner Sean Parks said, “I’m endorsing Neil Combee for Congress because of his history of fighting for the average person, and for working to keep Florida and this country good for small business and workers.”
“To have these key folks in Lake County support me and my campaign means the world to me. I have great respect for all of them, and it warms my heart to know that these great leaders in Lake County believe in me and my campaign to be the next congressman for Florida’s 15th Congressional District,” Neil Combee responded.
These endorsements join the growing list of endorsements by State Rep. Ben Albritton, State Rep. Mike LaRosa, State Rep. Josie Tomkow, Fmr. State Rep. John Wood, Mayor Tim Pospichal of Auburndale, Mayor Joe LaCascia of Polk City, Former State Senator and Former Florida State House Representative J.D. Alexander, Former State Attorney Jerry Hill, Former Polk County Commissioner and Former Mayor of Auburndale Jack Myers, Former Polk County Commissioner Jerry Carter, Former Lakeland City Commissioner Don Gifford, and Former Polk County Commissioner and member of the Southwest Florida Water Management District Paul Senft. There will be many more to come.
Paid for by Friends of Neil Combee
Former State Senator and Former Florida State House Representative J.D. Alexander, Former State Attorney Jerry Hill, Former Polk County Commissioner and Former Mayor of Auburndale Jack Myers, Former Polk County Commissioner Jerry Carter, Former Lakeland City Commissioner Don Gifford, and Former Polk County Commissioner and member of the Southwest Florida Water Management District Paul Senft, have announced their support of Neil Combee for Florida’s 15th Congressional District.
“I have known Neil Combee for many years now, and there is no one else who’s as passionate about serving others, agriculture, small business owners, or preserving our constitutional rights. He will always stand up for what’s right in Washington, and won’t forget those of us back here at home. I’m proud to endorse Neil for Congress,” Fmr. State Senator J.D. Alexander said.
Fmr. State Attorney Jerry Hill says, “We need someone in Congress who respects that we are a nation of laws. Neil Combee knows this, and he will work in Washington to make sure that we secure our borders, stand up for our constitution, and keep our nation a nation of law and order.”
“I served with Neil on the Polk County Commission, and I am proud to support him for Congress. His conservative values and common sense, policy-focused mind makes him the best choice in this race,” Fmr. Polk County Commissioner and former mayor of Auburndale Jack Myers said.
Fmr. Polk County Commissioner Jerry Carter said, “There aren’t many people out there today that are like Neil. His integrity, grit, spirit, and passion alone will make him a great congressman, however the most outstanding trait of Neil Combee is his heart for service. I’ve known Neil for 40 years now, and Washington needs more people like Neil, and I am proud to support Neil for Congress.”
“I’m proud to stand by Neil Combee for Congress. He has done a great job in the past of championing free market principles, gun rights, and job creation. I have no doubt that Neil will be highly effective as our congressman,” Fmr. Lakeland City Commissioner Don Gifford stated.
Fmr. Polk County Commissioner and member of the Southwest Florida Water Management District Paul Senft says, “One of Florida’s most precious resources is our water and environment. Neil Combee understands this, and will fight to protect Florida’s resources, the Everglades, and those who need these resources to make a living—our farmers.”
“I am blown away from the support that this campaign is getting, and I am honored that these folks think so highly of me that they would put their name behind this run for Congress. I am excited to have them on Team Combee,” Neil Combee responded.
These endorsements join the growing list of endorsements by State Rep. Ben Albritton, State Rep. Mike LaRosa, State Rep. Josie Tomkow, Fmr. State Rep. John Wood, Mayor Tim Pospichal of Auburndale, and Mayor Joe LaCascia of Polk City. There will be many more to come.
Paid for by Friends of Neil Combee
Florida State House Representatives Ben Albritton, Mike LaRosa, and Josie Tomkow, Frm. State Representative John Wood, along with the Mayors of Auburndale and Polk City, Tim Pospichal and Joe LaCascia, have announced their support of Neil Combee for Florida Congressional District 15.
“Neil Combee has been a friend of mine for years. He and I share a common bond, agriculture. Neil is a natural born leader. I’ve never seen him back away from a fight to protect conservative principles and our Constitution. I’m proud to endorse Neil Combee for U.S. Congress,” Representative Ben Albritton stated.
Representative Josie Tomkow said, “I’ve known Neil and the Combee family my whole life, and there is no one who will fight harder for our area than him. He is fair, honest and humble. He means what he says, and his word is as good as gold. He is the only one in this race who will work to continue making America great again.”
“I’m proud to put my name behind Neil Combee for Congress because Neil has always worked hard to put forward good, conservative, common sense policy to make life better for all Floridians,” Representative Mike LaRosa said.
Fmr. Representative John Wood stated, “If you love your liberty, you will love Neil Combee in Congress. No one will fight to protect our rights and conservative values than Neil Combee.”
“I’m backing Neil because he will never forget who he is or where he comes from. Washington won’t change him, he will change Washington,” Polk City Mayor Joe LaCascia said.
Auburndale mayor Tim Pospichal said, “Main Street America needs Neil Combee. There is no one else I trust to keep this economy prosperous. Lets send Neil to Congress.”
“These folks wake up everyday trying to make life better for their neighbors. That’s what service is about. It’s truly humbling to have earned their trust and support,” Neil Combee responded. “The campaign is picking up momentum. Together we won’t let the liberals destroy our great Country.”
Paid for by Friends of Neil Combee
Announces Additional Support from Constitutional
Officers in Bid for Commissioner of Agriculture
Representative Matt Caldwell announced the endorsements of constitutional officers from Florida’s Panhandle, in the ninth wave of endorsements announced by the campaign, which follows the unanimous support of Republican House members from across Florida. Since launching his bid for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Representative Caldwell hastraveled the Sunshine State talking to voters, sharing his conservative message and buildingsupport for his grassroots campaign, which has raised more than $1.71 million to date and has over $1 million cash-on-hand.
Representative Caldwell said, “I’m proud to receive the endorsements of these Constitutional Officers in the Panhandle. Florida’s next Commissioner of Agriculture will work closely with these key leaders to support businesses and families across the Sunshine State and I am honored that they have placed their trust in me.”
The ninth wave of endorsements includes:
- Scott Lunsford, Tax Collector (Escambia)
- Robert Johnson, Sheriff (Santa Rosa)
- Wendell Holmes, Sheriff (Retired, Santa Rosa)
- Gregory Brown, Property Appraiser (Santa Rosa)
- Larry Ashley, Sheriff (Okaloosa)
- J.D. Peacock, Clerk of Courts (Okaloosa)
- John Tate, Sheriff (Holmes)
- Harry Bell, Tax Collector (Holmes)
- Bryan Bell, Property Appraiser (Holmes)
- A.J. Smith, Sheriff (Franklin)
These endorsements join the unanimous support of the Panhandle Florida House members, US Congressman Matt Gaetz, and Walton County Sheriff Mike Adkinson.
The Commissioner of Agriculture serves as a member of the Florida Cabinet and is critical to the foundation of Florida’s economy. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services helps the agricultural industry with its daily challenges, promotes Florida’s agricultural commodities, manages state forests, safeguards consumers, implements the school lunch program, and oversees the concealed-weapon license system.
The campaign previously announced the endorsements of Republican House members from the Panhandle, Northeast Florida, Central Florida, Southwest Florida, and South Florida delegations. This is in addition to endorsements from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, former candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture Paul Paulson, and a number of county constitutional officers.
Additionally, the campaign has announced the launch of the #2LaneTravels webpage to highlight the campaign travels across the Sunshine State in his bid for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture.
Kayser Enneking, M.D., candidate for Florida Senate District 8, today announced 15 endorsements of key local leaders.
Just weeks after officially kicking off her campaign for State Senate, Dr. Kayser Enneking is announcing an impressive list of local endorsements. The list of supporters includes Alachua County Commissioners Hutch Hutchinson and Chuck Chestnut, Putnam County Commissioner Chip Laibl, Alachua County School Board members Gunnar Paulson, Eileen Roy, Rob Hyatt, and City Commissioners Helen Warren, Adrian Hayes-Santos, David Arreola, and former City Commissioners Susan Bottcher, Thomas Hawkins, and Warren Nielsen. Enneking also picked up the endorsements of two of Gainesville’s beloved former Mayors, Jean Chalmers and Paula Delaney.
“We deserve leadership in education, healthcare, and environmental protection,” said County Commissioner Hutchinson. “We need Kayser Enneking to represent our community and our values in Tallahassee.”
“I am proud to have the support of so many outstanding public servants here in our community. They work tirelessly to help make sure our children get a quality education and to keep our city and county growing in the right direction,” said Enneking. “It speaks to the growing momentum of our campaign that so many wonderful leaders are backing my campaign and vision for making life better for Florida families.”
Dr. Enneking is a leader at the national and local level advocating for improving quality and efficiency of our healthcare systems. Her work at UF Health as a practicing physician and healthcare leader have strengthened the quality of care provided to patients in this district.
State Senate District 8 is a top target for Democrats in 2018 and has a long history of voting for Democrats. President Barack Obama won the district twice as well as 2010 Gubernatorial candidate, Alex Sink. Hillary Clinton and Charlie Crist in 2014 both came within a point of victory in SD-8 as well.