Tampa Tribune’s Will March thinks tonight’s major annoucement is more about her pending nuptials:
“…political insiders in her district aren’t buying that. She’s been campaigning vigorously, including sending a campaign rep to the Pasco County GOP meeting Thursday night, after planning the announcement.”
Here’s the Facebook page of Tom Doolan, one of the Democrats already running in FLCD5. Small-business owner Jim Piccollo is the likely front-runner, having out-raised Mr. Doolan by $36,000, has had more press and a much more visible campaign in the District.
Congressional Quarterly Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim tweets “FL Republican Rep Ginny Brown Waite expected to announce retirement tomorrow.”
Orlando Sentinel: Brown-Waite set for ‘major’ Friday night announcement.