Tampa Bay candidates enter campaign home stretch
Election Day is two weeks away. That means candidates are entering the home stretch of the midterm elections.
Democrats are hoping to capitalize on the “blue wave” while Republicans are trying to keep seats for another term throughout the nation.
Locally, candidates are planning to hit the pavement and take to the phones to reach as many voters as possible.
Amanda Murphy will be phone banking at her campaign headquarters at 34931 US 19, Suite 300, in Palm Harbor on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday. Her campaign hopes to make at least 1,000 calls per session.
“Now more than ever we need everyone we can get! It’s completely private and totally automated! Share this post to spread the word,” Murphy wrote in a Facebook invitation to volunteer.
Murphy’s opponent for Florida Senate District 16 seat in north Pinellas County, Ed Hooper, is attending a fundraising reception Wednesday at T Pepin’s Hospitality Centre in Tampa.
Senate District 24 candidate, Lindsay Cross, is hosting a meet and greet at Sea Dogs Brew Pub at 9610 Gulf Boulevard in Treasure Island Tuesday at 4:30. Cross is challenging Republican incumbent Jeff Brandes for the St.