Florida Democratic candidate thinks Blue Alert is ‘overreach of our government’

A congressional candidate posted controversial words on social media related to a recent emergency alert. Democratic politician Cindy Banyai tweeted a Florida Blue Alert that was sent Thursday wasn’t a good reason to access her phone. The alert was sent across the state for Floridians to watch out for a suspect at large, who is […]

Byron Donalds wins District 19 race

Byron Donalds (R) has won the U.S. House District 19 race over Democratic opponent Cindi Banyai. Donalds won 58% of the vote. He will be taking over Francis Rooney’s old seat. On the morning of the primary in August, some voters received text messages that Dinalds had falsely dropped out of the race. At the […]

Donalds, Banyai look for last-minute support, feel confident about District 19 bids

We spoke to the Republic and Democratic nominees for U.S House Florida District 19 Monday, as both candidates look to gain last-minute support amid early voting and heading into Election Day. Republican Byron Donalds and Democrat Cindy Banyai were recently firing shots at each other online, and Donalds is back in public on the campaign […]

District 19 candidates debate ahead of November election

The November election is 36 days away, and the U.S. House Florida District 19 congressional debate was hosted by WGCU at its station on Florida Gulf Coast University’s campus Monday. Republican Byron Donalds and Democrat Cindy Banyai took the stage to respond to hot-button issues. The two candidates faced off on everything from water quality, […]

Eagle endorses Donalds after official win for Republican District 19 nomination

Byron Donalds was officially declared the Republican nominee for U.S. House Florida District 19 Wednesday after a very close race. The officials count shows Donalds achieved the nomination with a total of 774 votes over Eagle, a 0.7% lead for the victory. Eagle endorsed Donalds as the winner. The polls showed Donalds led by 1% […]

District 19: Democrat Banyai wins nomination; Republican Donalds declares victory

Both Republicans and Democrats ran for respective nominations during the Florida primary Tuesday to vie for U.S. House Florida District 19 in the Nov. 3 general election. Democrat Cindy Banyai won the nomination for District 19, and Republican Byron Donalds declared victory for the GOP nomination with 1% point ahead of State Rep. Dane Eagle […]

SWFL voter unhappy Byron Donalds campaign used misleading caller ID

You look at your phone and see a call from Capital One. You might answer it. But it might not be the bank on the other side. Bryon Donalds is a Republican candidate for Congressional District 19. His campaign for Congress says it hosted a telephone town hall with voters and used numbers that used […]