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Dick Kravitz lies (again) about NRA rating, as HD 16 race gets nastier

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A new flyer from Republican Dick Kravitz offers House District 16 voters a laundry list of “accomplishments.” Among them, the former Jacksonville City Councilman and state representative claims he received an A+ rating from the National Rifle Association. One problem; it’s a boldface lie. “Dick Kravitz DOES NOT have an A+ rating from NRA,” writes Marion Hammer, past NRA president and executive director of Unified Sportsmen of Florida. In an email obtained by, Hammer says the ratings were posted…

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Technical issues emerge at Duval polling places

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On Tuesday morning, the 199 polling places in Duval County have given a new meaning to the term “stacking paper.” With electronic poll books down down, all of them are using paper precinct registers. First Coast News reports that the “elections office says it’s working to fix the issues but has no estimated time for a potential resolution.” Meredith Beatrice of the Florida Department of State offered the following reassurance: “The Department of State has spoken with the Duval County…

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Jason Fischer raises $84K in first quarter of 2016 HD 16 campaign

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Jason Fischer, Republican hopeful for Florida House District 16, announced today he raised over $84,000 in the first quarter since announcing his candidacy. The Jacksonville native added over $18,700 in contributions from roughly 50 donors during February, which the candidate calls proof of “continued momentum and increasing grassroots support.” “The growing support our campaign is receiving from people across the district is exciting,” Fischer said in a statement. “I am committed to bringing a fresh perspective and conservative leadership to…

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