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Mark Ober emphasizes his law and order credentials in new campaign ad

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Hillsborough County State Attorney Mark Ober released the first television ad of his campaign.

Ober has served as the county’s top cop for 16 years, but he’s facing his first serious challenger since his initial election in 200o in Democrat Andrew Warren, a former federal prosecutor.

Watch the ad below:


Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at

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