Activist and military veteran Jae Passmore has become the latest Democrat to seek election to the Hillsborough County Commission.
As Hillsborough County Democrats search for a candidate with the kind of name recognition to defeat GOP incumbents Victor Crist and Sandy Murman in countywide elections next year, April Griffin confirms that she won’t be one of them.
Less than a month after saying she would suspend her campaign for the Hillsborough County Commission District 7 seat, community activist Sky White now wants to re-enter the race. “I’ve decided to continue my candidacy as Hillsborough County Commissioner for District 7,” White wrote in an email Monday afternoon. She was unavailable for comment Tuesday.
Saying she doesn’t think there is a sufficient “voter influence” for minority candidates currently, Sky White, a 33-year-old community activist who had filed to run for the Hillsborough County Commission District 7 seat last month, has decided to drop out of the contest. “Definitely don’t count me out, you’ll be hearing from me again,” White told FloridaPolitics.com Wednesday night. “I just want to make sure that I’m focused on the right thing right now.” A licensed personal nurse, White is also…