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Republicans will make their choices in primaries to replace two retiring congressmen. With U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., fulfilling his promise to serve only four terms, a crowded field of Republicans has lined up in North Florida to replace him. Whichever of the ten candidates wins the Republican primary on Tuesday will be a heavy favorite to head to Congress in November.
While most of the candidates talk about their conservative credentials, one of the Republican contenders is being called out for showing different positions on abortion.
Last week, Casey Askar, a businessman and Marines veteran, joined the crowded field of candidates in the Republican primary hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., who is retiring after two terms, to represent Southwest Florida in Congress.
“Today, I’m everything the fake news media tells you doesn’t exist, a strong Trump-supporting, gun-owning, liberty-loving, pro-life, politically incorrect black man,” said Donalds.“
State Rep. Bob Rommel, R-Naples, has decided to stay out of the crowded Republican primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla.
While the Republican primary field to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., is crowded, a prominent Southwest Florida politician said he plans to stay out of the race.
Now facing a growing field of primary opponents in his bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., state House Majority Leader Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, reeled in the support of the next leaders of the Florida Legislature.
The Republican primary field to replace U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., is growing increasingly crowded.
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.
Persons announced on Tuesday that she will launch her bid on Feb. 25 with the support of state Sen. Lizbeth Benaquisto, R-Fort Myers, state House Majority Leader Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, and state Rep. Raymond Rodriguez, R-Estero.