Prominent conservative lawmaker Dennis Baxley endorses Mike Hike in HD 2 special election

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State Representative Dennis Baxley is endorsing Republican Mike Hill in his bid for the House District 2 seat left vacant by the death of Clay Ford.  A statement from Hill points out that Baxley is the “father of the Stand Your Ground law,” and was a House leader “under Marco Rubio.”

From the rest of the release:

It’s an honor to have Rep. Baxley stand with our campaign,” said Mike Hill. “Rep. Baxley has been a true champion of conservative principles in the Florida House and embodies the same commitment to good public policy  that I will take with me to Tallahassee.”

Mike Hill is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and served 10-years on active duty in the Air Force. Mike is not a politician, having spent the past 20-years in the private sector with State Farm. Mike is a proud husband and father of 3 children, President of the Northwest Florida Tea Party, serves on numerous community boards and is a member of NFIB’s Executive Council.”

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.