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Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Elections

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

Tribune endorsement: Keep Luikart on Pasco School Board

Pasco County School Board members Cynthia Armstrong and Allen Altman were re-elected without opposition when no one filed to run against them this summer. That leaves only one school board race for voters to decide Aug. 26.
Published: 07/23/14

Tribune endorsements: Pasco County Commission

With Pasco County government still in transition after the retirement of longtime executive John Gallagher in 2013 and the county still trying to diversify its economy, experience in public policymaking is a must.
Published: 07/22/14
Engineer faces District 64 incumbent

Engineer faces District 64 incumbent

TALLAHASSEE — Another candidate’s late entry means incumbent state Rep. Jamie Grant now has a Republican primary fight.
Published: 07/20/14
Updated: 07/21/14
Democrats vie to take on Bondi

Democrats vie to take on Bondi

TAMPA — The two men hoping to take on Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi this November have sharp criticism for the way she handled her first term in office.
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/21/14

Tribune Endorsements: Hooper, Eggers, Morroni for Pinellas County Commission Republican primary

Three Pinellas County Commission seats are being contested in the Aug. 26 primary. Two of the races will decide the Republican candidate to face a Democratic candidate or candidates with no party affiliation in the November general election.
Published: 07/21/14