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Florida Politics: Bill Posey re-elected in CD 8

Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey may have seen his most organized Democratic opponent yet this fall but it made little difference as he easily won re-election to a sixth term representing Florida’s Space Coast in Congress. Posey crushed Democratic activist and business consultant Sanjay Patel by a spread of 61 percent to 39 percent Tuesday, after Patel’s campaign...




Florida Politics: Bill Posey ramps up re-election campaign money in CD 8 race

Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey had the most significant fundraising drive yet for his re-election campaign during August and September, bringing in $182,000 to fuel his battle with Democratic challenger Sanjay Patel in Florida’s 8th Congressional District. In this latest reporting period, the incumbent Posey easily outraised Patel, who nonetheless once again put up fairly impressive fundraising numbers...




TC Palm: Five-term incumbent Bill Posey’s experience an asset in U.S. House District 8

Members of the TCPalm and FLORIDA TODAY editorial staff talk issues with U.S. Rep. Bill Posey (R-Rockledge) and his opponent in the District 8 election Sanjay Patel (D-Satellite Beach). Rob Landers and Hannah Schwab, Florida Today RACE: U.S. House District 8 TERM: 2 years CANDIDATES: Sanjay Patel, D-Satellite Beach Bill Posey, R-Rockledge (incumbent) KEY ISSUES: Indian River Lagoon, leadership and...




Meet the candidate: Bill Posey, District 8, U.S. House of Representatives

To help inform voters ahead of the 2018 elections, the Editorial Board of TCPalm/Treasure Coast Newspapers is asking candidates in local, state and national races to fill out this questionnaire. Here are the unedited answers: Bill Posey Date of birth: December 18, 1947 City of residence: Rockledge Political party: Republican Office you’re running for:...




FLASHPOINT : Posey Lagoon champion

Originally posted May 2015 Lisa Bell: Who are the champions in Tallahassee for the Indian River Lagoon? Matt Reed: That’s kind of hard to say. I think there are a lot of people who are advocating for that Amendment 1 money to be applied to projects like this. Again, fortunately in Brevard County we...