Monday, February 11, 2008

GOP’s Posey Gets Pocketful of Endorsements for Open Florida Seat

Note: We're going to be posting stories about open seats around the country off and on just to give you a flavor of what may come...

Florida Republicans seeking to avoid a potentially bruising primary contest rallied Monday behind Republican state Sen. Bill Posey as their candidate for the 15th Congressional District seat left open by retiring seven-term GOP Rep. Dave Weldon .

A press conference held Monday morning in the 15th District city of Melbourne suggested that the effort to avert an intra-party nomination battle — one that might hurt Republican efforts to hold a district that generally leans their way — may be successful.

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