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Early voting begins for Hillsborough special elections

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Early voting started Friday and will continue through Oct. 7 for a pair of special elections in Hillsborough County, one that could determine Temple Terrace’s next mayor and another to decide the GOP nominee in HD 58.

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Tempers flare in House District 58 special election

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Tempers are flaring in the increasingly hostile Hillsborough County House District 58 contest, as early voting begins in a race marked by accusations of false attacks and heated threats.

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Yvonne Fry fights claims of bad business in increasingly nasty HD 58 primary

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Accusations of bad business are the new line of attack among Republicans in the increasingly nasty House District 58 primary.

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House candidate Lawrence McClure has not voted in a non-presidential primary election, records show

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Presumably, Lawrence McClure will vote for himself in next month’s Republican primary election in House District 58. If so, it would be the first primary election in which the 30-year-old Dover native has voted.

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Lawrence McClure crosses $100K raised threshold in HD 58 special election

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The two GOP candidates running to replace retired Rep. Dan Raulerson in House District 58 raised a combined $169,000 between Aug. 1 and Sept. 7 according to newly filed campaign finance reports. Plant City businessman Lawrence McClure, 30, brought in the bulk of the money, with his first campaign finance report showing $107,205 in contributions as well as $39,654 in expenditures, leaving him with $67,550 in the bank.

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NRA endorses Lawrence McClure in HD 58

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Republican candidate Lawrence McClure, running in the special election for House District 58, has been endorsed by the National Rifle Association to replace previous state Rep. Dan Raulerson. McClure, a Hillsborough County Farm Board Bureau board member from Dover, is running against Plant City businesswoman Yvonne Fry in the GOP primary, which takes place Oct. 10. “Lawrence McClure has an ‘A’ rating and is the only candidate in this race endorsed by the NRA and he is the only candidate who honestly supports Second Amendment rights,” said…

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Pam Bondi endorses Yvonne Fry for state House

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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is the latest Republican to back Plant City businesswoman and activist Yvonne Fry in the House District 58 special election taking place later this year. “I have known Yvonne Fry for many years and I know that she is a committed Conservative who will defend our Conservative values,” Bondi said.

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