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Holly Raschein files to run for re-election in 2018

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Count Rep. Holly Raschein in for 2018. The Key Largo Republican filed to run for re-election in House District 120. First elected in 2012, Raschein defeated Democrat Dan Horton, 57 percent to 43 percent, in the November general election. She led House candidates in fundraising, raising more than $549,000 during the 2016 election cycle. Raschein currently serves as the chairwoman of the House Natural Resources and Public Lands subcommittee. She’s also on the Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations subcommittee and…

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Holly Raschein draws Democrat in HD 120, but not much challenge

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Rep. Holly Raschein drew a Democratic opponent in her re-election campaign for House District 120, though the Key Largo Republican shouldn’t have too much trouble vaulting the competition to secure her third term. Retired schoolteacher Artie Leichner filed for the seat in mid-November, and brought in a single $100 check during his first two weeks in the race. Raschein, who has held the seat since 2012, has about $97,000 in on-hand cash, including $6,800 in November contributions. A large fundraising…

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