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The muscle behind the anti-incumbent tide

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August

In Hernando County, a central figure in the anti-incumbent push to ouster county commissioners is putting his money where his mouth is.

It's not the $25,000 he promised to spend. But so far, Blaise Ingoglia — home builder, professional poker player and driving force behind last summer's Government Gone Wild seminars — spent $6,000 supporting County Commission candidates, even multiple candidates in the same race. The real push, he said, will start after voters decide in Tuesday's primary who's left standing.

Read full story from Times Staff Writer Barbara Behrendt here.

UPDATE:  Ingoglia is also using the Web to spread his gospel. Check out his new site, Hernando Truth.

--John Frank, Times staff writer

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:33am]

    

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