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Debbie Mayfield holds a double-digit lead over Ritch Workman in SD 17

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Ritch Workman continues to trail Debbie Mayfield in Senate District 17. A new survey by St. Pete Polls found Mayfield leads Workmam by nearly 18 points in the Treasure Coast district. The survey — which was commissioned by Florida Politics and conducted on July 26 — found nearly 43 percent of likely Republican primary voters said they would vote for Mayfield if the election were held today. The survey found 25 percent of likely Republican primary voters said they would pick…

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Big spending expected for nation’s state legislative races in 2016

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While the presidential campaign commands the public’s attention, political parties and financial contributors are quietly preparing for another less glitzy yet significant set of elections a year from now — battles to determine control of dozens of state legislative chambers. National Republican and Democratic groups have set record-high fundraising goals as they try to influence the outcome of 2016 state legislative races. Independent political committees appear likely to join the fray. With Congress frequently paralyzed by partisanship, legislative elections are…

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