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Janet Long donates to Chris Latvala’s HD 67 campaign

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Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long donated $100 to Chris Latvala’s re-election campaign. Long is a Democrat. Latvala is a Republican. “I support those who I think are really, really good leaders,” Long said. “I have found him to have quite a bit of depth for a man of his age.” Long said Tuesday that, at the beginning of the campaign season, she said she would not work against any incumbent who had done good things for Pinellas. Latvala, whom Long…

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HD 67 incumbent Chris Latvala hosts final fundraiser of 2016 campaign on Oct. 12

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As Nov. 8 quickly approaches, Chris Latvala is holding what his campaign says will be the last fundraiser of this election cycle for Pinellas County’s House District 67. The Clearwater Republican, who faces Democrat David Vogel, hosts the event Wednesday, Oct. 12 at the Island Way Grill, 20 Island Way in Clearwater. Latvala, a first-term House lawmaker and son of longtime state Sen. Jack Latvala, is coming off a well-received appearance at a Suncoast Tiger Bay candidate forum last week.…

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The clear fundraising winners in HD 66, 67? Incumbent Republicans Larry Ahern and Chris Latvala

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Republicans Larry Ahern and Chris Latvala have taken big leads when it comes to financing their reelection campaigns. With June fundraising figures in, Ahern, who holds the HD 66 seat, had raised $9,585 bringing his overall total to $91,216. His Democratic opponent, Lorena Grizzle, brought in $1,423 for a total of $3,689. Results were even more lopsided in the HD 67 race. Latvala raised $34,830 in June, giving him a war chest of $198,550.81. His Democratic opponent, David S. Vogel, raised…

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Chris Latvala kicks off HD 67 re-election with May 2 Clearwater event

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House District 67 Republican Rep. Chris Latvala will kick off his re-election run with a May 2 event at the Island Way Grill in Clearwater, his campaign announced Monday. Among the attendees listed on the invite are incoming House Speaker Richard Corcoran, Republican Reps. Chris Sprowls, Kathleen Peters, Larry Ahern and Jamie Grant, as well as Sen. Jeff Brandes and Latvala’s father, Sen. Jack Latvala. For more information or to RSVP for the event, email kaylawademusic@gmail.com or call 727-545-9566. Through…

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Chris Latvala draws Democratic challenge in HD 67

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First term Republican Rep. Chris Latvala has drawn a Democratic challenger in his re-election campaign for House District 67. Attorney David Vogel filed for the Pinellas County seat March 2 and is currently the only candidate running against Latvala in the HD 67 race. Vogel is an alumnus of the Roger Williams University law school in Rhode Island and has been a member of the Florida Bar Association since 2013. According to voter registration records, Vogel moved to Clearwater from…

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