Political season is heating up in Pasco County
Wesley Chapel Republican Club
The Wesley Chapel Republican Club will meet Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m., at Lexus of Wesley Chapel, 5350 Eagleston Blvd., in Wesley Chapel. Guest speaker will be Florida State Rep. Danny Burgess, who also is the newly appointed manager for future operations for the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.
Admission is free, and all are welcome. Coffee and homemade desserts will be served.
Republican Club of Central Pasco
The Republican Club of Central Pasco will celebrate the party’s primary midterm election victories at its Sept. 24 meeting. Primary winners will be on hand with information on their campaigns and their positions on issues facing Pasco County and the state of Florida.
The meeting is open to the public.
The club meets at Copperstone Executive Suites, 3632 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., in Land O’ Lakes. The social begins at 6:30 p.m., and business meeting starts at 7 p.m.
For more information, call (813) 996-3011.
Candidate forums set for October
There are three candidate forums scheduled in October, according to the Pasco County Supervisor of Elections’ website.
The scheduled forums, as of now, are:
- The American Association of University Women on Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the New Port Richey Library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. The forum will feature all candidates running for U.S. Congress, the Florida Legislature and Pasco County School Board.
- The Greater Dade City Chamber of Commerce and The Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 15, at the East Pasco Adventist Academy, 38434 Centennial Road in Dade City. A meet and greet begins at 6 p.m., with the forum starting at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the event and will have the opportunity to submit questions to the moderators for consideration.
- The League of Women Voters-Pasco on Oct. 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park Community Center, 5401 Land O’ Lakes Blvd. The forum will feature all candidates running for U.S. Congress, the Florida State Legislature and Pasco County School Board.
Pasco County Tax Collector has endorsed U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis in Bilirakis’ bid for re-election to Florida’s 12th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to Bilirakis’ campaign.