While he has his eye on making a bid to serve as the president of the Florida Senate after the 2016 elections, Senator Jack Latvala still had to hold off a Republican primary challenger, Zahid Roy. Latvala easily did just that, taking almost 87% of the early and mail-in vote.
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.