Cammack, who served as Yoho’s deputy chief of staff and helped him pull off one of the largest upsets in Florida history when he defeated longtime U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., is running in a crowded primary to replace him. Yoho is following through with a campaign pledge he made in 2012 to serve only four terms in Congress.
Retired U.S. Army Major General Mark Inch, who led the Federal Bureau of Prisons, will be Florida’s next Secretary of the Department of Corrections.
This latest round of endorsements leaves state Rep. Heather Fitzenhagen, R-Ft. Myers, as the only member of the Southwest Florida delegation not to back Rodrigues.
Swalwell is part of a large crowd of Democrats looking at running for president in 2020.
With 13 months to go until the election, President Donald Trump is headed to Florida this week and Medicare will be front and center.
After campaigning with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., last week, Gillum has garnered some momentum according to a poll released on Monday.
With little more than six weeks to go, the contest to see who will be Florida’s next governor is growing increasingly nasty.
St. Pete Polls took a survey of likely Florida Democratic presidential primary voters for Florida Politics which was released on Thursday and Biden is blowing out the field. Most of those surveyed--72 percent--have not voted yet while 28 percent have taken part in early voting.
Last year saw a knockdown, drag-out fight in suburban Seminole County for what should be a safe Florida House seat for the GOP. But when the smoke cleared, state Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, beat Democrat Tracey Kagan by 1,500 votes. Now Kagan is back for a rematch and it is already getting ugly.
Caldwell faces Democrat Nikki Fried, an attorney and lobbyist, in next month’s general election.