A joint statement by Deborah Cox-Roush and Dave Bitner -- candidates for state Republican Party chairman -- suggests that the two have more in common than their professed distaste for political mudslinging.
Without presenting any attributed evidence or even relevant anecdotes to support their claims, at least two major Florida newspapers have designated Deborah Cox-Roush and Dave Bitner as favorites in the contest for state Republican Party chairman.
The jockeying continues to see who will be the next chairman of the Republican Party of Florida. Former RPOF Chairman Tom Slade endorsed former Rep. Dave Bitner this week, praising the current Jefferson County RPOF committeeman for his commitment to conservative values.
After campaigning as an outsider, Gov.-elect Rick Scott is ready to turn insider again Friday, sitting down for 15-minute, closed-door interviews with contenders vying to become the next Florida Republican Party chairman.