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Governor-elect DeSantis Transition Announces Staff Hires

Tallahassee, FL – Today, Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ Transition Team announced key staff recruited to lead transition operations for the Governor-elect. James Blair, Chris Clark, Drew Meiner, Amanda Emmons, Ben Gibson, Dave Vasquez, and Claire Whitehead will serve among the first hires of the operation.  “We are excited to announce this great team of professionals who will help us build a larger...

RPOF Chairman Statement on Veterans Day

Tallahassee, Fla. – RPOF Chairman Blaise Ingoglia today issued the following statement to commemorate Veterans Day. “Today, we honor the brave men and women who selflessly serve our country. Veterans are an intricate part of the fabric of our nation, and their dedication to protecting our values and freedoms should never go without gratitude. We thank each and every veteran, and...

VIDEO: Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Issues Statement Regarding Election Returns

Jacksonville, Fla. – Governor-elect Ron DeSantis today released the following video statement regarding the first unofficial election returns submitted to the Department of State. Click on the image below to watch the statement. Transcription of Governor-elect Ron DeSantis video statement: At noon, today, Supervisors of Elections from across the state submitted...

RPOF Statement on Federal Lawsuit Filed by Florida Democrats on Recount

Tallahassee, Fla. – Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chairman Blaise Ingoglia released the following statement today regarding the federal lawsuit filed by Florida Democrat Party and the Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate campaign:  “Senator Bill Nelson’s lawsuit is equally desperate as it is dishonest.  Basically, he is asking a court to count not only illegal votes, but potentially fraudulent votes,...

TODAY: Governor-elect Ron DeSantis to Visit Hialeah & West Palm Beach

Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nunez today, Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 4 p.m. EST will tour Aldo Surgical & Hospital Supply Inc. in Hialeah Gardens, Fla.  Governor-elect DeSantis this evening at 7:15 p.m. will also meet with the Florida Council of 100 in West Palm Beach, Fla. ALL INTERESTED MEDIA ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND....

DeSantis, Mast Urge South Florida Water Management District to Delay Decision on Extension Of EAA Southern Storage Reservoir Land Lease

Stuart, FL – Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis and U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) tonight issued the following statement after learning that the South Florida Water Management District plans to hold a vote tomorrow, November 8, 2018, on extending the land lease with New Hope Sugar Company, a subsidiary of Florida Crystals, for land authorized to be used for the EAA Southern Storage...

Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis Announces Transition Team Chairs

TALLAHASSEE, FL- Today, Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis announced four Florida leaders to spearhead transition for the new administration. Congressman Matt Gaetz, Speaker Richard Corcoran, Senator George LeMieux, and Former Lieutenant Governor Toni Jennings will serve as chairs to the Ron DeSantis transition team.  DeSantis campaign chair, Susie Wiles, will serve as Executive Director and Congressman DeSantis’ former Chief of Staff, Scott...

RPOF Statement on Shots Fired at Volusia County Republican Office

TALLAHASSEE, FL- Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chairman Blaise Ingoglia today released the following statement regarding news of shots fired into the Volusia County Republican Office. “Last night, we had a local Republican Victory Office in Volusia County shot at multiple times. It’s unbelievable to me that we have reached a low in political discourse where volunteers for campaigns now...

RPOF Chairman Blaise Ingoglia Announces More than $55.3 Million Total Raised for General Election

TALLAHASSEE, FL- Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chairman Blaise Ingoglia today announced that the party has raised more than $55.3 million ($55,309,407.54) for the General Election. Of this total, more than $26.27 million ($26,271,142.47) has been raised over the past month alone. “The party continues to experience momentum surges in fundraising and support. These strong numbers come on the heels...

**GILLUM FACTS** Violent Crime Increased Under Andrew Gillum; Wants to Abolish ICE

DAVIE, FL- Andrew Gillum is a self-serving career politician whose incompetence both as mayor and as a city commissioner has led to record high-crime in Tallahassee. Gillum also has a history of ignoring and insulting law enforcement. He cannot be trusted to keep Florida safe. FACT: Under Mayor Andrew Gillum, Tallahassee has had the highest crime rate in Florida over...