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House District 3

Ford’s scorecard

May 5, 2009

State Rep. Clay Ford got one general bill passed-HB 1175: Recovery, Towing & Storage of Vehicles & Vessels The other five were postponed indefinitely or withdrawn: HB 103: Voyeurism HB 105: Homestead Assessments HB 141: Annuity…

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Oops, Ford isn’t getting any Speaker buzz

January 8, 2009

The local Republicans gave as important reason to re-elect Clay Ford was that he would be the Speaker of the Florida House by 2012 or 2014 (his last term). The St. Pete Times doesn’t list him…

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House District 3 race observations

February 26, 2007

Both candidates have worked hard the past two weekends before the Feb. 27 vote. Democrat Liz Campbell – sent out two mailers. One with a letter from DeeDee Ritchie and emphasizing Campbell’s military service (22 yr.…

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Ford raises even bigger bucks

February 25, 2007

Republican Clay Ford raised a whopping total of $135,565 over the past ten days for his state House District 3 campaign. This brings his total to $208,085. Amount     Contributor Name $3,952.35 REPUBLICAN PARTY OF FL…

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Campbell raises big money

February 25, 2007

House District 3 candidate Liz Campbell (D) has raised significant dollars over the past ten days: $38,169. Her total campaign contributions are $48,049. Amount     Contributor Name $50.00     ARONSON DAVID $50.00     BASTIAN PATRICIA $25.00…

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Dems claim House race is close

February 20, 2007

From the State Democratic Party: PENSACOLA RACE IS CLOSE: HELP CAMPBELL IN THE FINAL WEEK Liz Campbell’s grassroots campaign is catching fire. Thanks to your generous support, Liz has been able to run radio ads and…

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Stafford says early voting strong

February 20, 2007

Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford reports that his office has received 606 more requests for absentee ballots, a total of 3,395. In the Dem & Rep primaries, the total absentee requests were 2,789. 78%…

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GOP show united front

February 20, 2007

The Republican Party of Florida paid for a mailer to Gulf Breeze voters to help them vote by mail. The message – “One voice. One party. One vote.”  Includes a letter from Gov. Charlie Crist –…

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Campbell raises $3,115

February 18, 2007

From her latest report: Amount    Contributor Name $25.00     BELOUS BEATRICE $100.00     BURLESON DOUGLAS $25.00     BUSH DAVID $250.00     ESCAMBIA DEMOCRATIC WOMENS CLUB $50.00     FINK LEO $300.00     FLORIDA PIPE TRADE COUNCIL UNION…

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Ford raises another $5K

February 18, 2007

Latest campaign report:  Amount     Contributor Name $150.00     CLARK WILLIAM H. $500.00     FL POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOC FL CORRECTIONAL PROBATION OFFICERS PAC $500.00     FLORIDA POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOC FLORIDA PBA STATE POLICE CCE $500.00    …

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Local GOP splintered

February 11, 2007

There is no organized local Republican Party – yes. the women meet, but they don’t have much say in who runs or doesn’t run for local offices. The negative side of the House District 3 primary…

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PNJ Dogan misses the point

February 8, 2007

The daily newspaper’s local columnist Reginald Dogan analyzed the House District 3 Democratic primary this way: Wyche’s loss simply validates my theory that a black Democrat can’t win in Northwest Florida. Wyche lost because the voters…

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House District 3 strategies

February 8, 2007

Ford GOP Game Plan Solidify your base – make sure Pensacola Christian College and Gulf Breeze vote. Reach out to Scarborough, Hart and Banjanin. Don’t expect reconciliation with Scarborough camp, but others may announce endorsements of…

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TomKat Factor

February 7, 2007

Did Tom Banjanin hurt the George Scaborough campaign? I believe it splintered the Escambia County vote further. Brother Joe always did well with the older voters – many of whom were supporting Banjanin. For them, Scarborough…