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Ryan Yadav mulling Democratic run for attorney general

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Winter Park attorney Ryan Yadav said Tuesday he is contemplating a Democratic run for Florida attorney general. Yadav ran unsuccessfully last year for the House District 30 seat. Republican state Rep. Bob Cortes won re-election, beating him, 53 to 47 percent. “I have recently been contacted by people throughout the State encouraging me to run for Attorney General in 2018. I am seriously considering the venture and will make a decision over the summer,” Yadav declared in a message to…

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Ryan Yadav calls for state response to missing ballots in Seminole County

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Democratic House District 30 candidate Ryan Yadav is calling for the state to take “all steps necessary to address” missing ballots in Seminole County, suggesting there may be voter fraud at work. Yadav, who’s taking on Republican state Rep. Bob Cortes, is responding to news reports in the Orlando Sentinel Tuesday that the Seminole County Supervisor of Elections Office has confirmed five absentee ballots apparently were stolen from mailboxes or somewhere else, filled out and returned by someone other than…

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Ryan Yadav formally announces a run in House District 30

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Democrat Ryan Yadav made it official today — or at least even more official than his original campaign paperwork filing last week did: The criminal defense attorney from Sanford will mount a bid to unseat state Rep. Bob Cortes in District 30, one of the most mercurial districts in the state. Cortes bested former state Rep. Karen Castor Dentel to take over her seat last November in a crushing blow to Florida’s Democrats, who saw in her an emerging leader with statewide potential. Castor Dentel…

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