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Jackie Toledo gets Florida GOP funds in HD 60 race, but Democrat David Singer has more cash

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The Republican Party of Florida is doing a lot to make sure House District 60 stays in Republican control after next month’s election. The RPOF gave more than $26,000 in in-kind and direct financial contributions to Jackie Toledo in September. More than $16,000 of that was for a poll. Another $1,500 was for staffing, and there was a separate $10,000 financial contribution on Sept. 30. Meanwhile, though there have been reports the Florida Democratic Party would come to David Singer’s aid financially, that…

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David Singer’s big mistake would be worth blogging about — if Jackie Toledo weren’t so press averse

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It’s not clear who made the bigger mistake in the race for House District 60. Is it Democrat David Singer, who falsely claimed the endorsement of the Florida Chamber of Commerce? Or is it the Tampa Bay Times’ Richard Danielson for reporting about the endorsement without verifying it with the Chamber? “We have not and will not be taking a position on House District 60,” Chamber spokeswoman Edie Ousley told Danielson. “We will be remaining neutral in that race.” (When I read in the Times…

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David Singer calls out Jackie Toledo for ‘ducking’ Tiger Bay appearance

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Hillsborough House District 60 Democratic candidate David Singer said Jackie Toledo “doesn’t want the voters to know her extreme position on the issues,” and contends that’s why the she won’t be appearing at a Tampa Tiger Bay Club event scheduled for this Friday. Toledo’s campaign spokesperson said earlier this week that Tampa Republican had a conflict for the event, in which the candidates running in House Districts 59, 60, and 61 have all been invited to appear at the political forum. “Ms. Toledo knows her positions…

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Campaign Weekender

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From Battleground Tampa Bay: S-16 candidate Jack Latvala will be walking precincts in the Safety Harbor and Clearwater area to obtain petition signatures. He will be meeting at the Starbucks in the Northwood Plaza, McMullen-Booth at Enterprise Road at 9:30 am. Afterwards, he will be heading to The Varsity Club at Sunset Point Rd. and U.S. 19 for lunch. Florida House candidate Russ Patterson is having a House Party at Beth and Mel Tockman’s home in Tampa Palms” on Sunday,…

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