November 17, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Democrat Ryan Torrens might have lost his bid to become Florida attorney general. But he got a win Tuesday in court.A panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal overturned a ruling in a lawsuit that contended Torrens had improperly qualified for the ballot. The lawsuit, filed by Torrens’ Democratic opponent, Sean Shaw, led to a messy end to their primary-election campaign.... You can read the rest of the art...

August 25, 2018

While Florida is considered a swing state in presidential elections, Republicans have dominated state government for decades. No Democrat has been elected Governor of Florida since 1994, and Republicans have controlled both chambers of the Florida State Legislature since 1997. Along with a supermajority in the State House, Republicans also have a state government triplex, meaning that they hold the governorship, the state atto...

August 13, 2018

With the $669,147 release, the state has now sent about $4.51 million to candidates. The largest checks Friday were issued to Gillum and Torrens, with their hauls reflecting matches for every individual contribution of $250 or less for most of their campaigns, according to Florida Division of Elections numbers...

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"Each year, hundreds of people flock to the town of Wausau, population of about 400, for the annual Funday and Possum Festival. This was the 49th year of celebrating the marsupial that saved the town...

"Ryan Torrens, D, candidate, attorney general “We made a promise to campaign in all [67] counties across the state,” Torrens said, noting a history of neglect in the Panhandle by Democrats. “I wanted to let the people of Washing...

August 6, 2018

"Ryan Torrens is a candidate for Florida Attorney General running in the primary against Democratic Representative Sean Shaw. Recently, Shaw filed a lawsuit alleging Torrens didn’t properly qualify as a candidate, and violated campaign finance law. Torrens has come to his own defense by releasing a public rebuttal, and has filed a motion to dismiss the case. It is set to be heard on August 22, just six days before the primary...

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On May 15, Ryan Torrens, is a Democratic candidate for Florida attorney general, spoke to News Herald Assistant Managing Editor Steph Nusbaum about partisanship, consumer protection, felons' rights, Florida falling behind and his campaign so far.

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August 28 is Election Day for the 2018 primary elections. The Alachua County Democratic Party hosted a public forum for Democratic cabinet member candidates Wednesday to discuss their campaigns.

The Q&A forum was at 6 p.m. in the Thelma A. Boltin Cen...

July 10, 2018

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It’s July already, and polls say most people don’t yet know who they will vote for in the August 28 Republican primary for Florida Attorney General – the state’s top legal job.

Anyone looking to learn more about the two Republicans and two Democrats vying for Attorney Genera...

June 5, 2018

And all five announced attorney general candidates, from both parties, object in some fashion to a wide-ranging law approved by the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 people.

Republicans running to replace Attorney General Pam Bondi disagree with her legal stand against a 19-year-old Alachua County woman who wants to remain anonymous...

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Ryan Torrens, a Tampa lawyer whose practice focuses heavily on consumer protection and homeowner defense against mortgage foreclosures, is taking his first step into electoral politics by running for state attorney general. 

Torrens, 32, who lives in Odessa with a law office in...

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