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Who's on Burgin's 'Grassroots Team?'

State Rep. Rachel Burgin, R-Riverview, has announced her plans to bypass the House and seek re-election to the state Senate, in a race that pits her against former Senate President Tom Lee.

 

Following her Memorial Day weekend announcement that she was dropping her bid for re-election to the House and , State Rep. Rachel Burgin, R-Riverview, has revealed her "grassroots committee."

Burgin's Senate goals are to represent District 24, which is now represented by Sen. Ronda Storms, R-Valrico, who has dropped her plans to seek re-election to that seat. Instead, , who is running for re-election as Hillsborough County Property Appraiser.

Also in the race for the District 24 seat is .

“I am overwhelmed and encouraged by the outpouring of support I have received since announcing my plans to run for the Florida Senate,” Burgin said in a prepared release. “Today, in addition to filing my candidacy papers, I am pleased to announce the first 150 members of my grassroots leadership team.”

That list, as noted below, actually consists of 165 names.

District 24 includes Sun City Center, Riverview, Valrico, Mango, Seffner, Plant City, Dover, New Tampa and the University of South Florida area.

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BURGIN'S GRASSROOTS TEAM 1 Martha Akers 2 Rodney Akers 3 June Ambrose 4 Ralph Ambrose 5 Brad Avery 6 Stacey Avery 7 Annie Baker 8 Sam Ballinger 9 Cynthia L. Black 10 George P. Black 11 Sharon Boggs 12 Laura Brady 13 Steve Brady 14 Chuck Brady 15 Darlene Brady 16 Liz Brewer 17 Donya Browning 18 Bruce Downing 19 Jamie Burgin 20 Josh Burgin 21 Rachel Burgin 22 Thomas Burgin 23 Caleb Burgin 24 Sasha Burgin 25 Letty Burgin 26 Natalie Burgin 27 Janet Capezza 28 Erica Catlin 29 John Catlin 30 Vance Catlin 31 Tom Chisano 32 Courtney Clem 33 Kelly Clem 34 Marie Pridemore Colgan 35 Scott Cooley 36 Traci Cooley 37 Pete Cooprider 38 Leeann Crabtree 39 Travis Crabtree 40 Amy Daniels 41 Marvin Daniels 42 Cliff Denison 43 Patty Denison 44 Brian Dolan 45 Missy Duncan 46 Jim Fales 47 Mary Fales 48 Sarah Fechtel 49 Brittney Foley 50 Kathy Fortney 51 Tammy Folsom 52 Debbie Franklin 53 Mike Franklin 54 Gen. Brian Geehan 55 Retha Geehan 56 Christy Gelatt 57 David Gelatt 58 Rafael Gonzalez 59 Cheryl Glover 60 Mike Glover 61 Michelle Hanchett 62 Carolyn Hankins 63 Stan Hankins 64 Rhonda Hardee 65 Hillary Hartline 66 Bob Hawsey 67 Linda Hawsey 68 Jason Hawsey 69 Julie Hawsey 70 Pat Henderson 71 Jane Hendrick 72 Danny Hodges 73 Debbie Hodges 74 April Holmquist 75 Erich Holmquist 76 Col. Chuck Hoskinson 77 Karen Howell 78 Angy Keagy 79 Bill Keagy 80 Jack Kincaid 81 Tammy Kincaid 82 Annette Knecht 83 Daniel Kroese 84 Tiffany Kroese 85 Judy Lassiter 86 Randy Lassiter 87 Heather Lee 88 David Leneberg 89 Coach Lewis 90 Debbie Lewis 91 Rick Lewis 92 Susan Lewis 93 Nicole Liles 94 Jeff Lukens 95 Eddie Lyndall 96 Nita Lyndall 97 Sandra Machell 98 Steve Machell 99 Muhogo Marwa 100 Paulina Marwa 101 Patty McClure 102 Felicia McDonald 103 Mark McDonald 104 Ralph McIntosh 105 Susan McIntosh 106 David Mendonsa 107 Gretchen Mendonsa 108 Sherry Miller 109 Jason Montes 110 Vicki Moon 111 Josh Moore 112 Pam Moore 113 Christian Muffoletto 114 Jeffrey Muffoletto 115 Mary Odell 116 Dr. Charles Pope 117 Russ Rickon 118 Brian Riley 119 Kristen Riley 120 Candace Roberts 121 Jason Roberts 122 Sheri Rounds 123 Westley Rounds 124 Fran Schabert 125 David Schmidt 126 Kaylyn Schmidt 127 Monica Scott 128 Col. William Shackelford 129 Dan Silva 130 Maria Silva 131 Eleanor Simmons 132 Cora Simon 133 Mark Smith 134 Melissa Sosa 135 David Spence 136 Nicole Spence 137 Darla Spradlin 138 Rob Spradlin 139 Doug Stacy 140 Fran Stacy 141 Dan Steele 142 Ruth Steele 143 Amanda Stills 144 Nathan Stills 145 David Storck 146 Amy Thomas 147 Scott Thomas 148 Nathalie Tomczak 149 Linda Townsend 150 Homer Wall 151 Kathy Wall 152 Hannah Wall 153 Marjorie Walton 154 Faye Wetherington 155 Ron Wetherington 156 Judi Whitson 157 Grace Williams 158 Rick Williams 159 Graceann Wiliams 160 Rick Williams 161 Bethany Williamson 162 Trevor Williamson 163 Dusty Yaxly 164 June Yaxly 165 Blake Creel Source: State Rep. Rachel Burgin

 

K. Nooks May 30, 2012 at 07:15 PM
Tom Lee has a proven record as past Senate President and I am happy to hear that he wants to serve our district again. He is certainly well qualified and dedicated.
George May 31, 2012 at 02:54 PM
I agree, he is the best choice.

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