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Rob Bradley claims victory in Senate District 7 race

Republican Rob Bradley tonight claimed victory in his race for the newly-drawn Florida Senate District 7 seat, which includes Alachua, Bradford and Clay Counties.

Bradley takes newly drawn Senate District 7 seat

In a Florida Senate race pitting a University of Florida alumnus against an undergraduate, the alumnus won handily.

Bradley wins Florida Senate District 7 seat

Rob Bradley has won the seat for Florida Senate District 7 with 122, 119 votes, according to Florida Election Watch.

Rob Bradley (Republican) Candidate for: Florida Senate - District 7

Biography

Age: 42.

Education: Juris doctor, University of Florida; bachelor of science in telecommunication, University of Florida.

Higher ed funding key issue in Fla. District 7 race

A University of Florida alumnus is facing a current student in the race to represent a redrawn Florida Senate district that includes Alachua, Bradford and Clay counties.

NFIB Gives Strong Support to GOP in Legislative Contests

The National Federation of Independent Business/Florida has released a strictly Republican slate of state legislative endorsements for the November general election.

Rob Bradley, Republican, Florida Senate Dist. 7

This is a very important election for our area. We continue to face economic uncertainty and challenges at every turn.

Florida Senate, District 7

After the redistricting process earlier this year, Florida Senate District 7 now covers all of Clay, Bradford and Alachua counties. 

Sunburn for 7/25: A morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics

Kevin Derby on Senate District 7: “With an open shot at the Republican nomination as current incumbent, Steve Oelrich runs for Congress; attorney Rob Bradley, who rose to become chairman of the Clay County Commission, is a heavy favorite to win an open seat in SD 7, representing Alachua, Baker and Clay counties.”

SD 7 and SD 18: Republicans Rob Bradley and Wilton Simpson Have Edge for Open Seats

As incumbents bow out of office, two Republican candidates appear poised to win open state Senate seats in the northern half of the Sunshine State come November.

Florida Retail Federation makes legislative endorsements

Local candidates getting the nod are state Sen. John Thrasher, R - St. Augustine, state Senate candidate Rob Bradley, state Reps. Lake Ray, R - Jacksonville, state Rep. Janet Adkins, R - Fernandina Beach, and state Rep. Mia Jones, D - Jacksonville.

FCMA endorses candidates for August primary election

The First Coast Manufacturers Association has released its list of state legislative and regional county commission candidates it will endorse for the August 14 primary.

Sunburn for 7/16: A morning read of what's hot in Florida politics

The Florida Retail Federation enjoyed a successful 2012 legislative session, although one of its priorities – the equalization of online tax collection requirements — was and continues to be stymied. The FRF expects to be an active player in the upcoming legislative elections and is endorsing a slate of candidates supportive of the retail industry.

In State Senate District 7, Rob Bradley raises nearly 50K

Republican Senate District 7 candidate Rob Bradley raised just under $50,000 during the second quarter, his campaign said Friday. Bradley, of Fleming Island, is a former prosecutor, and a Clay County commissioner and is the favorite because the district leans Republican. Bradley’s opponent, Democrat Wiliam Mazzota of Gainesville, has raised $2,090 and spent nearly all of it so far.

Florida Chamber of Commerce unveils legislative endorsements

The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday unveiled its endorsements in legislative races across the Sunshine State, backing candidates based on their positions on how to bring jobs to the state and improve a continuing sluggish economy.

First in SP’blog: Here are the Florida Chamber’s endorsements in 2012 legislative races

Following a comprehensive and deliberative candidate selection process, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today announces candidate endorsements for the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate. The endorsements result from one of Florida’s most thorough and well-respected pro-business, pro-jobs candidate review processes.

Florida Chamber backs Siplin, Brooks, Pena in Central Florida legislative races

 The Florida Chamber of Commerce, the most well-heeled business lobby in the Capitol, has issued its legislative endorsements, and the roster includes a few head-turners in Central Florida.

Florida Chamber of Commerce issues legislative endorsements

The Florida Chamber of Commerce today released the following legislative endorsements

AIF endorsements skip over most hotly contested Central Florida races

The influential business lobbying group Associated Industries of Florida has released its first batch of endorsements for the 2012 elections, and avoided taking a side in virtually every high-profile Orlando-area contest.

Once-competitive open races all but decided as qualfying ends

Regional political cover and a bit of candidate jostling will lead to a First Coast election cycle that is busy, but more subdued than it once shaped up to be.

Fla. justices affirm Senate redistricting do-over

The Republican-led Legislature's do-over of the state Senate redistricting map won approval Friday from the Florida Supreme Court, which rejected arguments that the map violates new anti-gerrymandering standards.

Florida Supreme Court upholds Senate map

The Supreme Court has upheld the Senate's second attempt at redrawing their political lines. The court rejected the Senate's first redraw.

Bosshardt, Bradley and Scarborough see sizeable hauls in first fundraising quarters

A trio of candidates for local legislative districts had sizeable fundraising hauls in the first few months of their campaigns.

What's the Buzz today at 5!: Meet Clay County Republicans...

From Orange Park to Keystone Heights, the Republicans just across the river are influential, smart and powerful in the election process…

Top Florida fundraisers for January 1 - March 31, 2012

• Republican Senate candidate Rob Bradley, Fleming Island, $70,000

Political Newcomers Reeling In Big Campaign Donations

Led by a Jefferson County Republican who reeled in more than $108,000, newcomers posted some of the top fundraising totals in legislative races during the first three months of 2012.

2 first-time state candidates from Clay raise most in campaign funds

TALLAHASSEE - Two first-time state candidates from Clay County brought in the biggest area campaign cash haul over the first three months of the year, according to recently filed campaign finance reports.

NEWCOMERS REAP CAMPAIGN CASH

THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 10, 2012......Led by a Jefferson County Republican who reeled in more than $108,000, newcomers posted some of the top fund-raising totals in legislative races during the first three months of 2012.

Thrasher, Wise back Bradley for Senate

Northeast Florida's political establishment continues to line up behind state Senate candidate Rob Bradley.

CAMPAIGN TRAILER: BRADLEY PULLS IN $70K IN NOFLA SENATE RACE

 BRADLEY PULLS IN $70K IN NOFLA SENATE RACE - Republican Rob Bradley said Monday he raised more than $70,000 in the first three months of the year in his bid to win a newly-drawn north Florida Senate seat that includes the Gainesville area and Clay and Bradford counties. Bradley, of Fleming Island, is a former Clay County commissioner, is a former prosecutor and currently in private law practice. Gainesville businessman Brian Scarborough, a Democrat, has also announced for the seat. The incumbent who lives in the area now is Sen. Steve Oelrich, R-Cross Creek, a Republican who is running for Congress.

First Coast Heavyweights Back Rob Bradley for State Senate

Former Clay County Commissioner Rob Bradley got a big boost for his bid for a Florida state Senate seat on Wednesday when he won the support of two First Coast Republicans who serve in that chamber--Sen. Steve Wise of Jacksonville and Sen. John Thrasher of St. Augustine.

John Thrasher, Steve Wise back state Senate candidate Rob Bradley

Northeast Florida's political establishment continues to line up behind state Senate candidate Rob Bradley.

Rob Bradley pulls in 70K during 1Q for north Florida state Senate race

 Republican Rob Bradley said Monday he raised more than $70,000 in the first three months of the year in his bid to win a newly-drawn north Florida Senate seat that includes the Gainesville area and Clay and Bradford counties. Bradley, of Fleming Island, is a former Clay County commissioner, is a former prosecutor and currently in private law practice. Gainesville businessman Brian Scarborough, a Democrat, has also announced for the seat. The incumbent who lives in the area now is Sen. Steve Oelrich, a Republican who is running for Congress.

BRADLEY PULLS IN $70K IN NOFLA SENATE RACE

 BRADLEY PULLS IN $70K IN NOFLA SENATE RACE: Republican Rob Bradley said Monday he raised more than $70,000 in the first three months of the year in his bid to win a newly-drawn north Florida Senate seat that includes the Gainesville area and Clay and Bradford counties. Bradley, of Fleming Island, is a former Clay County commissioner, is a former prosecutor and currently in private law practice. Gainesville businessman Brian Scarborough, a Democrat, has also announced for the seat. The incumbent who lives in the area now is Sen. Steve Oelrich, R-Cross Creek, a Republican who is running for Congress.

Angela Corey, Matt Shirk back state Senate candidate Rob Bradley

 Former Clay County Commissioner-turned state Senate candidate Rob Bradley has picked up the endorsements of State Attorney Angela Corey and Public Defender Matt Shirk.

Former Clay County Commissioner Rob Bradley announces candidacy for Florida State Senate

Clay County business owner and former County Commissioner Rob Bradley today announced his candidacy for the newly drawn Florida Senate seat that includes Clay, Alachua and Bradford Counties for the November 2012 election cycle. Bradley, a fourth-generation Clay County native, is a former criminal prosecutor with a long history of public service. Bradley currently serves on the board of directors for the Northeast Florida Community Hospice, the board of directors for the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and received a gubernatorial appointment to serve on the board of trustees of the St. Johns River State College. 

PolitiJax: Former Clay Commissioner Rob Bradley will run for state Senate

Former Clay County Commissioner Rob Bradley will run for the newly created state Senate seat that includes Clay, Alachua and Bradford counties. 

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