With longtime U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., passing away last week at the age of 84, the race to replace him is starting to heat up.
Castor brought out the “Honest Elections and Campaign, No Gain Act” (HEC NO) on Thursday. The bill will force “former lawmakers and others no longer seeking office to close their campaign accounts within two years, instead of living on as zombie campaigns.” Bilirakis and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., are co-sponsoring the proposal.
Besides the two South Florida Republicans, the DCCC is targeting 20 other Republicans in the U.S. House.
Thurston told Politico this week that he plans to run for Congress. He also praised Hastings on Tuesday.
We are watching the old 20th Century political order fall away, while the ceaseless growth wrought by Industrial Revolution is maturing to middle age. Those changes will lead us to plenty of meaty issues: term limits, gun rights, the decline and fall of republics, etc. These are the things I want to explore with you: where we’ve been, where we are and where I hope we are going.
One of the most outspoken liberals in Florida politics with a knack for bashing the GOP, Grayson has had a roller-coaster career over the past decade and a half.
None of the three Florida Democrats included on the list seem particularly vulnerable but they will be impacted by redistricting and all of them are potential candidates for higher office.
Mason Dixon released a poll on Wednesday showing 46 percent of Florida voters prefer to keep Rubio in the U.S. Senate while 40 percent are ready for a change and 14 percent are not sure.
Insisting he is the most conservative member of the Florida Legislature, Sabatini stressed his support of former President Donald Trump.
The bill would drastically change American election laws, including restoring voting rights to felons, loosening voter ID laws and having all states automatically register voters.