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Speaker "Never won an election" Weatherford



Weatheford The political victories continue to accumulate for Will Weatherford. He just won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives when no Democrat, Green Party, independent or write-in filed to run against him.

Two years ago, as a late entrant into the race, Weatherford won by telling people to vote for the incumbent, Ken Littlefield. ... Just three months after the election Weatherford emerged as the frontrunner for the House speaker to be named after the 2012 election. Not bad for a guy whose name has never been on the ballot.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:25am]


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