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Irv Slosberg self-funds another $50K in SD 31 race, now at $170K in loans

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Rep. Irv Slosberg has dropped another $50,000 of his personal wealth into his Senate District 31 campaign, bringing his self-funding to a significant total of $170,000 in loans, new campaign reports show. The Boca Raton Democrat has raised another $76,000 in traditional contributions for a total war chest of some $246,000 through July 8. He has reported spending $213,000, including $42,000 in the last two weeks, leaving him with cash on hand in the range of $27,000. Slosberg, who had…

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Despite pushback from Rick Scott admin, online voting bill goes to the governor’s desk

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As part of an en masse drop of dozens of bills onto Gov. Rick Scott‘s desk courtesy of the Florida Senate, a bill to allow online voting registration sponsored by state Sen. Jeff Clemens now sits before the Governor’s Office, awaiting his review. Scott administration Secretary of State Ken Detzner openly opposed the measure, SB 228, as it wended its way through committee, saying it would interfere with already ongoing efforts to revamp the state’s voter rolls and registration system. Perhaps signaling a…

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