It’s getting a bit heated in the Republican primary for the House District 58 seat between Plant City businesswoman Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure.
The Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections mailed out the first ballots Friday for the upcoming special primary elections for House District 58 and Temple Terrace mayor. The first wave of ballots is heading out to overseas and absent military voters, with ballots for domestic voters who have requested to vote by mail set to ship out on Sept. 5. Voters who have not already requested a mail ballot have until Oct. 4 to put their request in at the supervisor’s…
While much of the focus on the House District 58 special election is fixated on the duel between Republicans Yvonne Fry and Lawrence McClure, the winner of next month’s primary will still have to win the general election in December. One of those others seeking to replace Republican Dan Raulerson will be progressive Ahmad Hussar Saadaldin, now officially running as a non-party-affiliated candidate.
Adam Putnam said Monday he remains opposed to removing Confederate monuments, including the one situated in front of the Old Capitol in Tallahassee.
HD 58 Republican candidate Yvonne Fry picked up an endorsement Wednesday from Hillsborough County commissioner and former county Republican Party chair Al Higginbotham.
Today marks the end of Dan Raulerson’s five years in the Florida House representing District 58. He is stepping down following recent back surgery and to concentrate on his local accounting business in Plant City. As he told me during a recent chit-chat, “I’ve got to make a buck.”
Ross Spano, who represents the Greater Brandon area in the House of Representatives, is endorsing Plant City businesswoman Yvonne Fry in the House District 58 special election. “Yvonne Fry is the most qualified and well-prepared candidate to serve the residents of District 58,” Spano said on Friday. “We share a focus on education and small business issues. While I have been working to address these issues in Tallahassee, she has been hard at work here at home.