Thelma Rohan launches first radio ad in HD 6 race

in Uncategorized by

Conservative former educator Thelma Rohan announced on Monday that her campaign began airing its first radio ad in the Republican race for House District 6.

The 60-second radio ad from the former Bay County School Board Member and current Bay County GOP State Committeewoman points highlight her efforts to keep “Christian morals in our curriculum and liberal agendas out.”

The spot, which began running in House District 6 on Monday, noted that as a Republican leader, Rohan helped pass the statewide initiative against Common Core.

Rohan faces Jay Trumbull Jr, Mark Anderson, Norman Ray Bishop, Melissa Hagan and Brian Charles Rust Jr. in the 2014 GOP primary in August.

House District 6 includes Bay County, Panama City and the surrounding area currently served by Rep. Jimmy Patronis, who dropped out of the closely contested Panhandle Senate District 1 seat. Patronis said he would finish out his last year in the House seat.

Phil Ammann is a St. Petersburg-based journalist and blogger. With more than three decades of writing, editing and management experience, Phil produced material for both print and online, in addition to founding His broad range includes covering news, local government and culture reviews for, technical articles and profiles for BetterRVing Magazine and advice columns for a metaphysical website, among others. Phil has served as a contributor and production manager for SaintPetersBlog since 2013. He lives in St. Pete with his wife, visual artist Margaret Juul and can be reached at and on Twitter @PhilAmmann.