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Traviesa replacements?



Already a slew of names are popping up as those who are talking about submitting their names to replace Rep. Trey Traviesa on the ballot.

UPDATE! Buzz heard a new name being floated today: Terry Kemple, who has been heading Hillsborough County's campaign for Amendment 2.

One interesting name is Richard Corcoran, a former key adviser to House Speaker Marco Rubio who left to run for a state Senate spot, then abruptly dropped out of that primary.

Other names that Buzz is hearing: Jamie Wilson, former Republican Party of Florida official who is now in-house lobbyist for the Moffitt Cancer Center; Traviesa's legislative aide Rachel Burgin; former Rep. Sandy Murman and Tampa Bay Lightning lobbyist Ron Pierce, who was a policy director for former Senate President Tom Lee.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 10:07am]


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