Entries by Jeremy Ring

Florida Politics: “Jeremy Ring returns fire with list of dodgy Jimmy Patronis donors”

State Sen. Jeremy Ring, the Democratic nominee for Florida Chief Financial Officer, is hitting back hard against a website that highlights his supporters with criminal pasts. Behind the site is the re-election campaign of Ring’s Republican opponent, incumbent CFO Jimmy Patronis. Now, Ring is playing the same trick with Patronis’ donors, some of whom have faced their own criminal charges. […]

Press Release: “Campaign Fail: Florida’s Chief Auditor Jimmy Patronis Failed to Audit Own Criminal Contributors Before Attacking Jeremy Ring”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2018 contact: Anthony Pardal anthony.pardal@gmail.com, (239) 410-6048 Campaign Fail: Florida’s Chief Auditor Jimmy Patronis Failed to Audit Own Criminal Contributors Before Attacking Jeremy Ring CORAL SPRINGS, Florida — Yesterday, Jimmy Patronis announced a new campaign website designed to impugn the reputation of Jeremy Ring by listing the backgrounds of a […]

Miami Herald: “What does Florida’s chief financial officer do? What you need to know before voting”

The chief financial officer, or the self-titled “business manager for the state,” oversees a variety of offices, mainly handling the state’s finances and serving as a trustee of the state retirement fund. The race for the seat — currently held by Republican Jimmy Patronis — could be important to the Democratic party, which has not […]

Jacksonville Business Journal: “Florida candidates show bipartisan support for federal changes to pot banking”

Democratic agriculture-commissioner candidate Nikki Fried and other state Cabinet candidates from both parties want to see federal banking changes that could lead to Florida financial institutions being open to people and businesses with ties to the medical-marijuana industry. But Fried’s proposal for a state-created bank to handle the burgeoning industry’s money has little support from other candidates […]

Florida Politics: “Jeremy Ring courts Jacksonville Democrats Monday night”

Margate Democrat Jeremy Ring, a former state Senator and current Democratic nominee for Chief Financial Officer, will address Jacksonville Democrats tonight. Ring will speak to the Duval Democrats at their normal monthly meeting (held at the IBEW Union Hall) at 6 p.m. Monday evening. Ring is running against incumbent Panama City Republican Jimmy Patronis, a gubernatorial appointee […]

Orlando Sentinel: “Gillum, King kick off gubernatorial campaign in Orlando”

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum made his first campaign stop alongside running mate Chris King on Saturday in Orlando, touching off what is expected to be a heated race for the post with Republican candidate Ron DeSantis and running mate Jeanette Nunez. During a roughly 40-minute speech, Gillum emphasized pay raises for teachers, a criminal justice system that re-integrates those who serve […]

Florida Politics: “Nikki Fried, Jeremy Ring campaign on algae solutions on Caloosahatchee River”

Democratic Cabinet candidates Jeremy Ring and Nikki Fried held a town hall on the Caloosahatchee River and committed, if elected, to bring stakeholders together to combat the dual plagues of blue-green algae and red tide. At a joint North Fort Myers campaign stop, Ring, a candidate for Chief Financial Officer, stressed the need for all parties involved with pollution […]

Florida Politics: “Jeremy Ring ad calls out ‘Chief Fraud Officer’ Jimmy Patronis”

Florida’s gubernatorial race isn’t the only statewide contest in which sparks are already flying. You can add to that list the battle between Jeremy Ring and Jimmy Patronis for Chief Financial Officer, which is getting particularly rougher after a digital ad from the Ring campaign dropped Thursday. Titled “Redefining CFO,” the 30-second spot seeks to put a new spin on that acronym […]