Ross Spano, GOP Attorney General candidate, to visit Citrus

Ross Spano
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Ross Spano returns to Citrus

On January 13, Spano first visited Citrus County as a GOP candidate for Attorney General, participating in the Nature Coast Republican Club Candidate Forum. He was the sole GOP Attorney General candidate in attendance at the January 13th event.

This Saturday he is set to return to Citrus, paying another visit to the Nature Coast Republican Club, as its guest speaker.

Spano’s background

As seen on the candidate’s Facebook page, “Ross currently represents District 59 in the Florida House of Representatives and is a managing partner of Spano & Woody, P.A. in Riverview, FL. He is also the Chairman of the Florida Human Trafficking Working Group and serves on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission. As a state representative, Ross is a member of the following legislative committees: – the Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Chair), – the Children, Families & Seniors Subcommittee, – the Judiciary Committee, – the Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, and – the PreK-12 Innovation Subcommittee. Ross and his wife Amie have four children: Kali, Vincent, Caleb and Isaiah. They are active members of the Bell Shoals Baptist Church.”

Citrus County is on the radar of GOP statewide candidates

Since the Citrus County Republican Executive Committee’s November 10th BBQ event, 10 GOP statewide candidates have visited Citrus County in campaign-related capacities in the last 3 months.

In the Florida GOP Gubernatorial race, Richard Corcoran, Florida Speaker of the House, Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, Bob White, Bruce Nathan, and Don Baldauf have visited Citrus County.

In the Florida GOP Attorney General race, Ashley Moody, Circuit Court Judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit and past Assistant United States Attorney of the Middle district of Florida, and Ross Spano, Florida House Representative, District 59, have also visited Citrus.

In the Florida GOP Commissioner of Agriculture race, all three declared candidates have visited Citrus: Matt Caldwell, Florida House Representative, District 79, Denise Grimsley, State Senator, District 26, and Baxter Troutman, former Florida House Representative, District 66.

How to RSVP for meeting

Debbie Ressler, President of the NCRC, shared the following, “NCRC strives to provide members/voters of the community with opportunities to meet candidates. One-on-ones with candidates offer those at the meeting an opportunity to hear the views of the candidate with potential for direct questions and voicing of concerns.”

The NCRC meets this Saturday at the Hampton Inn in Crystal River at 9 AM. Optional breakfasts are available for $5.

To RSVP, one may message by either sending an e-mail to or leaving a Facebook message by clicking here no later than Thursday, February 8 by 4 PM. Seating is limited so RSVP is strongly suggested.

Correction: Richard Corcoran, Florida Speaker of the House, has not officially declared his gubernatorial candidacy. He is an assumed candidate but not in an official capacity until after the conclusion of the current Legislative Session.

Updated by Lou Newman, Publisher, on February 7, 2018 at 12:56 PM




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