Make us your home page

The Buzz

From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Bense's election



As much as Republican party loyalists like to say no one's thinking about electing their next state GOP chairman until after Nov. 7, don't buy it. Another sign that House Speaker Allan Bense is emerging as the frontrunner to succeed Carole Jean Jordan: He as unanimously elected chairman of the Bay County Republican Executive Committee last night, making him eligible for the top state party position.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 11:35am]


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours