LARGO (FLV) – Congressman Byron Donalds endorsed Berny Jacques in the Republican primary to serve as state representative for House District 59.
“We need Conservatives like Berny Jacques representing us in the Florida House,” Donalds said. “Berny will fight for our 2nd Amendment, defend the unborn, and will stand up for our American values against the woke left. I strongly endorse Berny Jacques because he is a conservative we can trust to deliver results for Florida.”
Jacques served as an Assistant State Attorney for Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit.
The three candidates are running to replace Nick DiCeglie in the House.
Berny Jacques continues to lead the House District 59 field in fundraising, collecting more than $20,000 last month as he faces Dipak Dinanath Nadkarni and Jennifer Wilson for the Republican nomination.
Jacques, a former prosecutor and previous conservative analyst for Bay News 9, reported raising $20,325 in April between his HD 59 campaign and Jacques’ affiliated political committee, Florida Values Coalition.
Carroll currently serves on the Largo City Commission.
Former Largo Police Chief John Carroll has announced his endorsement of Republican candidate Berny Jacques for House District 66.
Carroll, who was appointed as the city’s police chief in 2010, later retired after over three decades of service. He currently serves on the Largo City Commission, first elected in 2014 and subsequently re-elected in 2018.
“I am proud to say that I have known Berny for many years, and he is an honest, dedicated, and committed man.
The former prosecutor and conservative analyst for Bay News 9 is running to replace Nick DiCeglie in the Florida House.
The Seminole Professional Firefighters Association (IAFF Local 2896) has announced its endorsement of Republican candidate Berny Jacques for House District 66.
In announcing its endorsement, the group cited Jacques’ commitment to “guarding our liberties and working hard for a strong economy,” among his other campaign platforms.
“Mr. Jacques has expressed a love for District 66 that has our membership excited to stand behind his election campaign.
Jacques faces Alen Tomczak and Jennifer Wilson in the race for HD 66.
St. Petersburg Republican Alen Tomczak led August fundraising reports in the race to succeed Rep. Nick DiCeglie for House District 66, with Seminole Republican Berny Jacques still leading in overall fundraising.
Jacques, a former prosecutor and former conservative analyst for Bay News 9, raised $7,425 in August, according to his most recent campaign finance report. Jacques’ affiliated political committee, Florida Values Coalition, did not report any fundraising or expenditures for the past month.