Gwen Graham to hold fundraiser tonight in Tampa

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Congressional candidate Gwen Graham is holding a Tampa fundraiser tonight to support her bid for Florida’s 2nd Congressional District.

The event begins 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Merlin Law Group, 777 S Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 950 in Tampa.

Special guest is Gwen’s father, former Democratic governor and Sen. Bob Graham.

The Tallahassee Democrat faces Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland for the region covering Tallahassee through Panama City and the eastern part of the Florida Panhandle.

Hosting the event is a variety of prominent Tampa Bay area leaders, including Democrats U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, former U.S. Rep. Jim Davis and Alex Sink, as well as Republican political strategist Greg Truax.

Requested donations are $200 for guests, $1,000 to be a host.

To RSVP by email or phone, contact Elizabeth Davis at (407) 721-1300. For those who cannot attend, but wish to donate, checks are payable to Graham For Congress, P.O. Box 310, Tallahassee, FL, 32302.


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