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Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

Elections

Tribune endorsement: Gregg in Pasco state House primary

Only one state House race is on the Aug. 26 ballot in Pasco County: a Republican primary in west Pasco-based District 36 between Chris Gregg of New Port Richey and James Mathieu of Port Richey.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Editorial: Keeping elections on track the best choice in redistricting mess

Circuit Judge Terry Lewis is skeptical he can redraw the boundaries of the state’s congressional districts in time for the primary and general elections this year.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Scott, Crist ads malign, mislead

TAMPA ­­— Florida voters are being inundated by an unusually early and negative wave of advertising in the governor’s race, launched by Republican Gov. Rick Scott against his likely Democratic challenger Charlie Crist and draw...
Published: 07/28/14
Ex-Sen Nan Rich stands between Crist and Scott

Ex-Sen Nan Rich stands between Crist and Scott

TAMPA ­­— The race for governor in Florida will begin in the primary Aug. 26 with an underdog challenge by former state Sen. Nan Rich against former Gov. Charlie Crist to pick the Democrat who will run against Gov. Rick Scott....
Published: 07/27/14
Updated: 07/28/14

Endorsement: Sheldon in attorney general primary

Two capable Democrats are vying for the unenviable task of challenging Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in November.
Published: 07/28/14

Endorsement: Scott, Crist in primaries

You would scarcely know it from their campaigns or the media coverage, but Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist must win primary races before they face off in the November gubernatorial election.
Published: 07/27/14

Tribune endorsements: Sprowls, Sarnoff, Latvala, Young in House primary races

Education, insurance costs and protections for the state’s freshwater springs are just a few of the issues state lawmakers are expected to tackle during the next legislative session. Pinellas County voters will have plenty of choices on the Au...
Published: 07/26/14

Tribune endorsement: Latvala for District 20 Senate seat in north Pinellas

In the lone state Senate primary race in Pinellas County, Republican incumbent Sen. Jack Latvala faces a challenge from computer programmer Zahid Roy, who ran unsuccessfully against Latvala in 2012.
Published: 07/26/14

Editorial endorsements: Shaw, Grant in House races

There are only two state House primary races in Hillsborough County this year, one Democrat and one Republican.
Published: 07/25/14

Hillsborough school board campaigning hits historic high

TAMPA — With just over a month until the primary election, two political newcomers running for seats on the Hillsborough County School Board have raked in nearly $100,000 in donations each — the most raised in any local school board ele...
Published: 07/23/14