Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Cornerstone Management Partners

Meet the Roger Stone protege running Aakash Patel’s Hillsborough Commission campaign

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Hillsborough County businessman Aakash Patel raised more than $51,000 (although that figure includes a $20,000 loan) in June for his campaign for the Hillsborough County Commission. Campaign finance records show that Patel spent $19,000 paying New Jersey-based political consultant Elnatan Rudolph, a man with a colorful past, to say the least. Identified in press reports as “a self-described protege of Roger Stone,” the venerable and controversial GOP operative, Rudolph is something of a political wunderkind, beginning his career when he was 16 years old when…

Keep Reading

Go to Top