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Carlos Beruff aiming to visit all 67 Florida counties by end of May

Carlos Beruff has a big goal for his first three months as a candidate: Visit all 67 counties in Florida.

He's on his way -- with 39 counties done, according to a tracker on his website called "Road to 67," and just less than a month to hit the remaining 28.

He's already hit up the state's major population centers, leaving mostly smaller counties still to go, including Hernando and Monroe. The largest county he hasn't visited is Brevard.

Beruff is hardly the only candidate making stops across the state. All five Republican contenders have been showing up at Republican clubs and other events around the state.

Beruff, a Bradenton homebuilder, is running against U.S. Reps. Ron DeSantis of Ponte Vedra Beach and David Jolly of Indian Shores, Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera of Miami and Orlando defense contractor Todd Wilcox in the Aug. 30 Senate primary to replace Marco Rubio.

[Last modified: Monday, May 2, 2016 12:22pm]


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