Negative ads appear to work, Hill surging ahead in latest poll

May 13, 2013

SaintPetersblog.com is reporting that Mike Hill has surged to a 12-point lead in the House District 2 GOP primary over former Gulf Breeze mayor Ed Gray, with Hill receiving 36 percent of respondents’ support and Gray receiving 24 percent. Former Pensacola City Councilman Jack Nobles is in third at 11 percent.

This appears to confirm the buzz out of Tallahassee where the House politicos and state Democrats believe Hill will replace the late Clay Ford.

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  • Michael Lowery May 14, 2013 at 1:07 am

    If Hill wins? Tea Party versus Labor leader in General Election. One candidate supporting far right agenda. The other who actually represents Union members who are moderate Republicans out at NAS Pensacola. The Democratic candidate Jeremy Lau is clearly for working families in the district.

    If Gray wins? The life long politican versus new ideas and a candidate who wants to serve the people for their benefit – working families.

  • New day May 13, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    I think his lead has more to do with people being fed up with business as usual candidates and politicians. Look to see this play out in many future elections.

  • Dan Kopack May 13, 2013 at 11:23 am

    Mr. Hill does not live in the district, that is not a distortion of the truth.

  • CJ Lewis May 13, 2013 at 9:06 am

    How do the Florida Legislature’s carpetbagger rules work? If Hill wins the primary and then special election, will he have to sell his Marcus Pointe home and move himself and his family from District 1 to District 2 or can he continue to live in District 1 commuting to his local legislative office each day that presumably must be somewhere in District 2.