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Ramon Alexander closing in on $100K raised in HD 8 race

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Democrat Ramon Alexander is closing in on the $100,000 mark in his bid to succeed state Rep. Alan Williams in North Florida’s heavily Democratic HD 8. The former Florida A&M University student body president and local nonprofit leader continued to outpace his primary rivals for the seat, bringing in $10,110 during the month of August for a total of $90,353 raised to date according to recently released state campaign finance records. The haul keeps Alexander slightly ahead of the pace last…

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Gretna Commissioner Clarence Jackson files for 2016 House run in HD 8

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Gretna City Commissioner Clarence Jackson announced on Thursday — via a theatrical campaign ad —  he will jump into a now four-way race for an open seat in HD 8. The all-Democratic field seeks to succeed term-limited state Rep. Alan Williams, which takes in all of Gadsden County – the state’s only majority-minority county –  and the southern half of Tallahassee, including the state Capitol. “Life has prepared me for this moment,” Jackson says in the ad, which portrays a faux press…

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