Editorial: Florida’s Election 2018: Our endorsements for governor, U.S. Senate, U.S. House and the amendments

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Here are the Orlando Sentinel’s endorsements for Florida’s governor’s race, U.S. Senate race, local U.S. House of Representative seats for Districts 6, 7 and 11, and the state constitutional amendments. Election Day in Florida is Nov. 6, but early voting starts as soon as Monday in some Florida counties.   FIND OUR ENDORSEMENTS:   GovernorU.S. SenateU.S. House, Dist. 6U.S. House, … Read More

Lenny Curry backs Mike Waltz for Congress

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A major regional endorsement, via Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, went to Mike Waltz in the three-way GOP primary in Florida’s 6th Congressional District Monday. Curry and Waltz share some of the same political advisers, and judging from the quotes of mutual admiration, there is ideological affinity as well. “Michael Waltz is a leader and a warrior with a servant’s heart,” said Curry. “From … Read More

John Rutherford backs Michael Waltz in Florida’s 6th Congressional District

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U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, a former three-term Jacksonville Sheriff and current first-term Congressman, endorsed Lt. Col. Michael Waltz in the competitive Republican primary in Florida’s 6th Congressional District Thursday. Rutherford and Waltz share some of the same political advisors; the endorsement makes clear that they share a kindred ideological vision as well. “Michael Waltz is a conservative and a patriot. Having served multiple … Read More

Daytona Beach police chief backs Michael Waltz for Congress

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Republican Congressional candidate Michael Waltz on Thursday announced the endorsements of two law-enforcement officials. “Michael has served us with courage and valor on the battlefield and knows what it takes to keep us safe,” said Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri. Waltz also announced the support of Duval County Sheriff Mike Williams. Waltz, of St. Augustine Beach, is running in … Read More

Congressional candidate Mike Waltz rolls out Jacksonville, Daytona Beach lawman endorsements

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Mike Waltz, one of a group of Republicans vying to replace outgoing Rep. Ron DeSantis in Florida’s 6th Congressional District, rolled out two endorsements from law enforcement veterans Wednesday. “As a fellow veteran, I know Michael Waltz shares my commitment to conservative values and will do what it takes to keep us safe,” said Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams. “Michael served our country with … Read More