Local Professor Announces House of Reps Candidacy

By: Blaine Tolison Email
By: Blaine Tolison Email

Ortiz formally announced his campaign Tuesday afternoon. He says one of the main messages of his campaign is a "grassroots effort and free of special interest." Ortiz is recruiting volunteers and he has decided to take a non-traditional approach to gain support.

At his speech he said, "While some argue that special interests are sometimes in the interest of the people. The people as individuals have been left out in the process."

Robert Ortiz is currently a professor of American History and Political Science at Keiser University. His first goal as a candidate is to get on the ballot by getting enough qualifying signatures. If you would like know more about Robert Ortiz or his campaign, just click the link below.


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  • by timeforchange Location: Tallahassee on Mar 31, 2008 at 10:27 AM
    New insight and fresh ideas is what Tallahassee needs, not the same good ol boys club.
  • by Tom Location: Orlando on Mar 28, 2008 at 04:58 PM
    Great to see someone who's heart and mind is dedicated to the democratic process of building a Republic.
  • by kathy Location: tallahassee on Mar 28, 2008 at 01:28 PM
    Robert Ortiz is what we have been missing in a candidate HONESTY, INTEGRITY AND COURAGE TO INSTILL CHANGE!!
  • by Hugo Sabari Location: Tallahassee on Mar 28, 2008 at 09:52 AM
    We need a good candidate for this distric and it sounds like we got a good one here
  • by Ruth Location: Tallahassee on Mar 26, 2008 at 01:28 PM
    I have listened to Robert Ortiz and I like his ideas on the changes that could be made to improve our district.
  • by Bill Location: Home Tallahassee on Mar 25, 2008 at 07:31 PM
    I think we need Ortiz to set an example for how an honest campaign can be run.
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