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Darden Rice seriously contemplating challenging David Jolly in CD 13

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Another Democrat is looking at the possibility of challenging Republican David Jolly in 2016, and this one actually lives in the district. St. Petersburg City Councilwoman Darden Rice says she’s been asked “for some time” to consider running for the Democratic nomination for the CD 13 seat, and she says she is giving it the serious consideration that it deserves. She says she will make her decision shortly after returning from an upcoming vacation. Among those interested in a possible…

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Democrat Eric Lynn is running against David Jolly in 2016

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Eric Lynn, a senior Obama administration adviser in the Defense Department, has declared his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Florida District 13 next year. That’s the seat currently occupied by Republican incumbent David Jolly, who was initially elected last spring in a special election to succeed the late Bill Young. “I’m running for Congress to fight for good-paying jobs and the pathways to bring them about — currently blocked by politics and politics alone,” Lynn told Adam…

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Democrat Eric Lynn likely to challenge David Jolly next year in CD 13 race (updated)

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Eric Lynn, a senior Obama administration adviser in the Defense Department, is strongly considering a run for the Democratic nomination for Congress against GOP incumbent in District 13 David Jolly next year, and could announce his candidacy soon. Lynn has roots in Pinellas, having graduated from St. Pete High School in 1996, and his family resides in the area (UPDATE: A spokesman for Lynn told Florida Politics on Tuesday afternoon that though Lynn is considering a run, he has absolutely not…

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