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James Grant qualifies by petition in House District 47 race

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Despite being the last candidate to enter the election for State Representative District 47, James Grant is the first candidate to qualify for the ballot by petition. In a race that includes opponents who filed over 13 months ago, the Grant campaign was able to collect 130% of the required number of petitions to qualify for the ballot in less than 4 months.  Remarking upon the campaign’s success of qualifying by petition, James said: “Since we began this process, we…

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Dennis Ross qualifies by petition in FL CD12

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From the Dennis Ross Campaign: Thanks to your hard work, emails, forwards, and persistence in getting your friends and family to sign petitions, I am so proud to report that we have qualified for the November ballot by petition!  As of today we have 4,937 verified petitions with several hundred more to be verified in Hillsborough County. In addition, because of your spreading the word, we are the ONLY candidate in District 12 to show such grassroots support and will be…

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The latest from the Will-Meek-Make-It-Meter: Campaign says it has collected at least the 112,000 signatures needed

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Just got off of a phone call with Kendrick Meek’s campaign manager Abe Dyk and he says that the campaign has collected 112,000 signatures to date and will collect 130,000 by the deadline of March 29 – enough to make Meek the first candidate in Florida to qualify for the ballot by petition. So, of course, I am going to upgrade the Will Meek Make It Meter? to its highest level: “I’ve collected 112,000 signatures and all I got was…

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Kendrick Meek calls for health reform approval through reconciliation, says he’s only 10,000 signatures away from goal

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Kendrick Meek on Friday called for a simple majority vote and reconciliation process to approve President Obama’s health care reforms. “We Floridians deserve an up-and-down vote on health care,” the Democratic candidate said at a campaign rally here. “There can be no ‘let’s start all over again.’ We can’t move the goal post further and further away. We need health care and we need it to be affordable.” Meek, who addressed 50 supporters at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church,…

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Kendrick Meek calls for health reform approval through reconciliation, says he’s only 10,000 signatures away from goal

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Kendrick Meek on Friday called for a simple majority vote and reconciliation process to approve President Obama’s health care reforms. “We Floridians deserve an up-and-down vote on health care,” the Democratic candidate said at a campaign rally here. “There can be no ‘let’s start all over again.’ We can’t move the goal post further and further away. We need health care and we need it to be affordable.” Meek, who addressed 50 supporters at the St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church,…

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With 45 days to the deadline to turn in 112,000 signatures, Kendrick Meek’s Campaign still struggling to collect required number of petitions

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During the last month, I’ve written extensively about how Kendrick Meek’s sisyphean signature-gathering effort is further behind than the campaign wants to admit. With 45 days left before the March 29 deadline to turn in 112,476 verified signatures, it’s time to update again the status of Meek’s signature-gathering effort. That’s why I am introducing the Will Meek Make It? Meter to track the progress of Meek’s effort to put his name on the ballot via the petition process. As of…

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With 45 days to the deadline to turn in 112,000 signatures, Kendrick Meek’s Campaign still struggling to collect required number of petitions

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During the last month, I’ve written extensively about how Kendrick Meek’s sisyphean signature-gathering effort is further behind than the campaign wants to admit. With 45 days left before the March 29 deadline to turn in 112,476 verified signatures, it’s time to update again the status of Meek’s signature-gathering effort. That’s why I am introducing the Will Meek Make It? Meter to track the progress of Meek’s effort to put his name on the ballot via the petition process. As of…

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