BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA – Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Alex Snitker had words of congratulations — and words of warning — for tonight’s Republican and Democrat Senate primary election winners. “I’d like to congratulate both Marco Rubio and Kendrick Meek for winning their respective primaries,” said Snitker.
As expected, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marco Rubio has apparently won in a landslide over a handful of lesser know GOP challengers, while Democrat Kendrick Meek prevailed in a relatively close battle with billionaire Jeff Greene.… Read more ...
But Crist’s Democratic support tanks if Meek emerges victorious; Meek would get 17%, with Snitker at 3%, and only 8% undecided. Crist pulls a 48% plurality of Democrats, with a 2:1 lead over Greene’s 24%, Rubio’s 10%, Snitker’s 5%, and 13% undecided.
ORLANDO – In a shocking upset, grassroots U.S. Senate candidate Alexander Snitker defeated GOP frontrunner Marco Rubio in a straw poll held at the Florida Liberty Summit hosted by Campaign for Liberty at the Rosen Center in Orlando, Florida this weekend.
Snitker said of his surprise win, “I think this shows that Americans are starting to shy away from the two-party political class, and are instead looking for candidates that will uphold the Constitution and defend their personal and economic freedoms.”… Read more ...
Press release from the Florida Tea Party to email@example.com. The Florida Tea Party is a political party, and Crist is running for the US Senate as an independent.
Reynolds to meet Governor in Tallahassee on Thursday.
(Tallahassee) Governor Charlie Crist’s office announced today that former Winter Garden City Commissioner Rod Reynolds (TEA) has made the final cut for consideration for the appointment to fill the vacated position of Commissioner Mildred Fernandez.… Read more ...
Press release from the campaign of Alex Snitker, Libertarian for US Senate in Florida:
TAMPA – In what is shaping up to be the common man vs. the political elite in Florida this election season, underdog Alex Snitker crossed another threshold in his bid for the U.S. Senate seat.
In a poll released Tuesday by Public Policy Polling (PPP), Snitker, the Libertarian nominee, grabbed 4% of the vote in a four-way race between him, Charlie Crist, Marco Rubio, and Kendrick Meek.… Read more ...
Nearly three months after losing his Republican allies and campaign staff by leaving his party, Mr. Crist has rebuilt his political machinery and gained a footing among many general-election voters as he runs as an independent. One reason: He has used the Republican-led state legislature as a conservative foil to increase his appeal among centrist and Democratic voters.
The Sunshine State News ran an article on Monday about the number of Independent and Third Party candidates on the ballot in Florida in 2010.
While Gov. Charlie Crist and gubernatorial candidate Bud Chiles are getting most of the attention, Florida is seeing a large number of independents taking on both the Democrats and Republicans in the 2010 elections.
Alan Keyes today offered his opinion of sitting Florida Governor and Senatorial candidate, Charlie Crist. It is rare to see the press quoting one third party or independent candidate commenting on another.
Best known for his presidential campaigns and his contest with Barack Obama for the U.S. Senate seat in Illinois, Dr.
Mary Ann Lindley wrote an article for Tallahassee.com which begs the question, how will a Charlie Crist victory affect politics both in Florida and nationally, and will it lead to an influx of independent or third party voters?
It’s been 10 years since the excitement of the presidential election “recount,” which brought the world to our feet.
The Snitker campaign has released an internal poll which found 2.5% support for the Libertarian candidate, who appears to be gaining on Democrat Kendrick Meek, who garnered only 9% support. Charlie Crist remained the front runner with 40% support. From the Snitker campaign website:
In a poll released today, 2.5% of registered Florida voters said they would vote for Libertarian U.S.