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GOP Flack Pleads Not Guilty In FL Ghost Candidate Plot

Orlando’s NBC affiliate reports: Political consultant James “Eric” Foglesong, accused of helping put a “ghost candidate” on a ballot to siphon off votes from a Democratic candidate in a state Senate race in Central Florida, pleaded not guilty to election finance-related charges Tuesday. Foglesong entered the plea during an arraignment hearing at the Seminole County Courthouse, his first court appearance. …

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FL County GOP Chairman And State Senate Candidate Arrested On Multiple Counts Of 2020 Election Fraud

Florida Politics reports: Seminole County Republican Party Chair Ben Paris [photo], political consultant Eric Foglesong and former independent candidate Jestine Iannotti have been arrested and charged with multiple counts of election fraud related to the 2020 election in Senate District 9. Iannotti had run in the SD 9 election as an independent candidate in a contest that critics had alleged …

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Florida Utility Funded GOP “Ghost Candidates” Scheme

The Orlando Sentinel reports: Top executives at utility giant Florida Power & Light worked closely with the political consultants who orchestrated a scheme to promote spoiler candidates in three key state Senate elections last year, according to documents obtained by the Orlando Sentinel. The records show that the consultants who controlled Grow United Inc., the dark-money nonprofit at the center …

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