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Jamie Grant endorsed by PBA in H-47

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James Grant’s campaign for the open Florida House seat in District 47 received  yet another significant boost this week when the West Central Florida Police Benevolent Association endorsed his candidacy. When speaking of their endorsement and support of Grant’s campaign, President Nick Marolda said, “We will ask our members, their families and friends and all citizens in the district who respect the strong and efficient enforcement of our laws, to cast their ballots in support of James Grant.” The WCPBA’s…

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Of course he will: Brian Blair to fight against new tax increase for light rail

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Brian Blair, Republican candidate for the District 47 seat in the Florida House of Representatives, is making it clear that he is against raising the sales tax in Hillsborough County to support a new light rail system.  Continue reading here.

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James Grant wins Hillsborough County Republican Party straw poll

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Three days after being the first and only candidate in the District 47 State House race to qualify by petition, James Grant overwhelmingly won the Hillsborough County Republican Party straw poll. In a five-way race for the Republican nomination, Grant received more than five times the votes received by any one candidate in the race and more than twice the number of votes received by all other Republicans in the race. Commenting on the win, James said: “From the beginning,…

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James Grant raises more than 40K for District 47 race

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In his first quarter of fundraising, James Grant, candidate for State House, District 47 raised $40,140 in monetary contributions and $42,680 in overall contributions. To date, that is more than double what any one of his opponents have raised in any quarter. Grant’s $40,140 in monetary contributions more than triples the $13,037 that opponent Irene Guy is reporting for this quarter.

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