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Republican Peter Nehr endorsed by Pinellas’ teachers

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Republican state Rep. Peter Nehr has scored a major endorsement coup in his re-election campaign for House District 48, earning the endorsements of the Florida Education Association and the Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association.  The endorsement letter is clear why the teachers are backing Nehr over Democrat Tom McKone, who now has to wonder where he can find support for his campaign: This endorsement is in recognition of your steadfastness in opposing Senate Bill 6, which failed to consider the views…

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Republican Peter Nehr endorsed by Pinellas’ teachers

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Republican state Rep. Peter Nehr has scored a major endorsement coup in his re-election campaign for House District 48, earning the endorsements of the Florida Education Association and the Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association.  The endorsement letter is clear why the teachers are backing Nehr over Democrat Tom McKone, who now has to wonder where he can find support for his campaign: This endorsement is in recognition of your steadfastness in opposing Senate Bill 6, which failed to consider the views…

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Democrat Tom McKone raises just $2,289 last quarter

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Looks like Tom McKone not-so-insurgent bid against Peter Nehr is about over, especially since Nehr is one of the few Republicans standing up for the teachers in the debate over SB 6.  McKone raised a paltry $2,289 last quarter and spent $2,193.  To date, McKone has raised $16,059 and spent $10,145.

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Peter Nehr maintains healthy lead over Tom McKone

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According to exclusive poll results obtained by this blog, Republican incumbent Peter Nehr holds a healthy 16 point lead over Democratic challenger Tom McKone.  McKone trails Nehr 44% – 28% according to this poll taken on March 17 & 18  and has a margin of error of 4.9%.  Keep in mind, this is not my poll, so I cannot verify the polls’ results, but my source for this information is from the same source which provided the spot-on polling data during the St. Petersburg Mayoral Race.  Nehr…

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In H-45, GOP rivals line up allies

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She is a School Board member from one of Pasco County’s most prominent families. He is a lawyer with the backing of one of Pasco’s most powerful politicians. Never mind that the primary is more than a year away. The battle between fellow Republicans Kathryn Starkey and Richard Corcoran for the House District 45 seat is on. By the fundraising numbers alone, the opponents are neck and neck. Starkey has raised $52,000 since February, and Corcoran has raised just under…

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Tampa Bay legislators’ fundraising

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Not much to report for the incumbents…no one has done any damage yet in the race to replace Kevin Ambler in H-47…perhaps Peter Nehr will have problems with Tom McKone in H-48, but other than that it’s standard fare for Pinellas legislators. Here are their fundraising numbers to date: H-48 Peter Nehr raised $13,900 with $12,581 left on hand Tom McKone raised $5,071 with $3,533 left on hand H-49: Darren Soto raised $4,600 with $3,850 left on hand H-50: Ed…

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Election Day

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“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual–or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.”That quote is some pretty heady stuff from Mr. Samuel Adams (who I believe fought the British for the right to distribute…

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