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Mark Nash aims for District 5 seat on Hillsborough County Commission

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Mark Nash, a member of the Hillsborough County Democratic Executive Committee, has filed to run for the District 5 seat on the County Commission. “I’m running because I’m not afraid to take on the challenges we face,” Nash said in a statement Wednesday. “This race is about bringing people together and finding solutions – I’m the person to get the job done.”

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Pat Kemp not too concerned about Brian Willis’ quick start in Hillsborough District 6 race

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When the Hillsborough County supervisor of elections updated the fundraising totals of candidates on the 2016 ballot earlier this week, the contrast between Democrats Pat Kemp and Brian Willis in the District 6 county commission race was rather stark. Willis announced that he had raised $45,357 in April, which his camp informed reporters is the third largest opening month of fundraising for a country commission candidate in the past decade. Impressive stuff. Especially when compared to Kemp’s totals — $1,350. “I’m…

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Pat Kemp says she’s the best Democrat in the Hillsborough County Commission District 6 seat

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On Monday, Pat Kemp made official what she has told anyone who asked since last November’s election– she is running again for a Hillsborough County Commission seat in 2016, this time in the District 6 countywide seat being vacated by Kevin Beckner, whose term ends next year. Florida Politics originally reported she would run back in late February, but Kemp didn’t officially file until Monday. The difference since then is that it’s no longer theoretical that she’ll have a challenger…

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Pat Kemp says she’s definitely running for Hillsborough County Commission in 2016

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Despite a late start and the fact that she was outspent by approximately $70,000, Pat Kemp nearly defeated Al Higginbotham in the race for the countywide Hillsborough County District 7 seat last November. That’s why she says she’s definitely running again in 2016, this time for the Democratic nomination for the countywide District 6 seat that will go before the voters in November of 2016. It’s a race that could be crowded with other Democrats as well, as both DNC Vice…

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