Siting State Senator for District 6, John Thrasher, and US Congressman, Ron DeSantis, addressed the audience of about sixty members and guests.
“We are the Republican branch of the Republican Party,” West joked, during the meeting that began with a prayer, recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, and singing of the national anthem.
A straw poll was taken at the conclusion of the rally of candidates and the results were reported to Historic City News this morning:Kim Kendall- 88%
Ron Sanchez- 0%
Jeb Smith- 12%Dan Abel- 81%
Denver Cook- 17%
Jay Morris- 2%Kelly Lorbeer- 98%
Beverly Slough- 2%Karen Harvey- 86%
Ralph Klein- 4%
Bill Mignon-10%Kelly Barrera- 71%
Nick Graham- 29%
Photo credits: © 2014 Historic City News staff photographer