The race for the Florida Home of Representatives District 73 race options incumbent Republican Tommy Gregory and Democratic challenger David Reeves Fairey.
This race may be very simple with a conservative Republican being challenged by a progressive Democrat. As such, voter demographics will give Gregory a substantial edge that will likely be compounded by his appreciable marketing campaign fundraising benefit (Gregory had over $170,000 raised as of the final submitting, whereas Fairey had simply over $37k).
Fairey is a CPA and with a grasp’s diploma in enterprise administration and accounting. He at present serves because the CFO of a expertise firm in Sarasota, the place he lives along with his spouse and their 4 youngsters. Born and raised in Tennessee, he has lived in Florida since 2011. He has spent 5 years working internationally in different company finance and advisory roles in manufacturing and healthcare.
Gregory serves on the Home’s Public Integrity & Ethics Committee. He’s a graduate of the US Air Power Academy with a BS in Economics and earned his JD from the College of Texas Faculty of Legislation. Whereas within the army, he deployed in help of operations Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom.
There isn’t any query that Gregory has the benefit on this race. Nonetheless, as I famous within the District 71 race, it will be prudent for Republicans to ask whether or not extra is gained by having one more party-line vote for an agenda that’s going to move anyway, than in having an opposition voice, particularly on the subject of state statutes on issues like land growth, water high quality points, and wetland protections.