Monday, January 25, 2021
Clay Phillips has been with Castor since she was first elected to Congress in 2006 as her chief of staff. He will remain with Castor as a senior counsel and will be a senior adviser as she plans to run again in 2022.
Supporters of the Maduro regime took two-thirds of the seats in the National Assembly as only 31 percent of Venezuelan voters cast ballots. 
Wasserman Schultz placed behind U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Ct., who will replace retiring U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-NY, as the chairwoman of the powerful committee. DeLauro had more support on the Appropriations Committee, on the Steering and Policy Committee and in the House Democratic caucus. 
Simpson announced committee leadership on Wednesday, including for the newly created Select Committee on Pandemic Preparedness and Response.
Ellison, who had been with the Community Economic Council and the Center for Economic and Policy Development, launched his bid at the end of last month. 
“I filed the VOTER Act this fall because I feared there would be issues this cycle with the influx of mail-in voting and a lack of standards in many states. If states fail to comply with these common sense measures, they won’t receive federal funding for elections. It’s that simple. Florida’s election system works well, and my goal is to make sure what works in my state is incorporated into election systems across the country so voters decide the outcomes of elections – not the courts,” Scott said. 
First elected to the Florida House in 2008, Mayfield was elected to the Senate in 2016. She represents all of Indian River County and parts of Brevard County. 
Robert Bilsky is a Libertarian who strongly believes in individual freedom. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.  While working in the defense industry as a systems engineer, he received numerous trade secrets and awards.  Robert founded his own company in 1990 becoming a successful real estate broker and investor.
Amidst the uncertainty of post-election, Influence Central conducted research with our Consumer Insights Panel about what consumers think brands should do in post-election marketing campaigns. We heard from 580 consumers with strong opinions on what brand messaging they welcome.
Stargel made her first bow in Tallahassee in 2008 when she was elected to the Florida House. Four years later, she won a Senate seat. Stargel represents parts of Polk and Lake Counties and faces term limits in 2022.