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Eric Lynn totals $1.4M raised after collecting $330K in Q2

Eric Lynn, the Democratic nominee for Florida’s 13th Congressional District, raised $330,000 from April through June, his campaign announced Thursday. That brings his total to over $1.4 million between his campaign account and the Eric Lynn Victory Fund. “I am grateful for the continuous and growing support my campaign has received,” Lynn said in a statement. …

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Kathy Castor endorses Eric Lynn in CD 13

Castor has served six terms in the House representing Tampa. Tampa Congresswoman Kathy Castor is endorsing Eric Lynn in his campaign to take Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Castor, who became the first woman to represent Hillsborough and Pinellas counties in Congress upon her initial election in 2006, is a well-known Democratic leader in Tampa Bay. She has served six …

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‘Eric knows Pinellas and he knows Washington’: Michele Rayner endorses Eric Lynn for CD 13

Rayner joins a surging list of current and former elected officials backing Lynn for Congress. Support behind Eric Lynn’s campaign for the United States House continued to grow Tuesday, when state Rep. Michele Rayner confirmed she is backing the former national security adviser in Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Rayner of St. Petersburg, who in May cancelled her own bid for …

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Internal poll shows Democrat Eric Lynn with path to victory over Anna Paulina Luna

Internal polling released by Pinellas Democrat Eric Lynn shows a path to victory over Republican Anna Paulina Luna. That’s despite a distinct GOP lean to Florida’s 13th Congressional District on a new congressional map. A polling memo from Global Strategy Group indicates the race is wide open. With no incumbent in the field, all candidates …

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Charlie Crist endorses Eric Lynn as preferred successor in CD 13

Crist flipped the seat blue in 2016 after defeating then-incumbent Republican David Jolly. U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist is endorsing Democratic candidate Eric Lynn as his preferred successor for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Crist was first elected to the seat in 2016, defeating then-incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly and flipping the seat blue. Crist this year is seeking the Governor’s seat …

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Eric Lynn adds endorsements from Ron Klein, Kendrick Meek

The pair previously represented Florida in Congress. Democratic candidate Eric Lynn has announced two new endorsements from previous Florida Congress members — former U.S. Reps. Ron Klein and Kendrick Meek. Meek represented what was then Florida’s 17th Congressional District after first winning office in 2002. He served four terms in Congress, including as the Congressional Black Caucus Board Chair. Meek was the Democratic …

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Copley Gerdes, Jennifer Webb endorse Eric Lynn in CD 13

Lynn is now the lone Democrat running for CD 13. Congressional candidate Eric Lynn has announced a slate of new endorsements from several former and current elected officials in Pinellas County. The new endorsers include former state Rep. Jennifer Webb, St. Petersburg City Council member Copley Gerdes and Largo City Commissioner Jamie Robinson. “Eric Lynn will represent the values of all the people of …

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Eric Lynn announces endorsements from Jim Davis, Pat Gerard for CD 13 campaign

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) said they are ready to fight to keep the seat blue. Eric Lynn has announced three new endorsements from a slate of current and former elected officials after becoming the lone Democratic candidate in the race for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. His endorsers include former Florida Congressman Jim Davis, Pinellas County …

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Eric Lynn Adds Endorsements from Pinellas Elected Officials

Former Obama administration official Eric Lynn is adding three endorsements from Pinellas County elected officials in his run for Florida’s 13th Congressional District. Endorsers include St. Pete Beach Commissioner Christopher Graus, Redington Shores Commissioner Jennie Blackburn and Gulfport Commissioner Paul Ray. “Eric Lynn’s deep ties to Pinellas County and his proven ability to get things done in Washington make him the clear …

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