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Dr. Cindy Banyai asks opponent to quarantine after possible COVID exposure

Dr. Cindy Banyai is asking political opponent Byron Donalds to self-quarantine after being exposed to coronavirus. Both Banyai (D) and Donalds (R) are running for Florida Congressional District 19. Donalds was at the White House on Wednesday, September 23. We now know that President Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus so Byron Donalds may […]

District 19 Democratic candidates debate

WINK News hosted a debate for Democratic candidates looking to fill the Congressional District 19 seat, which covers a large area in Southwest Florida. Reporter Morgan Rynor moderated Monday afternoon’s debate on Zoom. WATCH the full debate above.

WINK News moderates virtual debate for SWFL congressional candidates

As Campaign Central in Southwest Florida, we hosted a virtual debate with eight candidates running for the U.S. House seat representing Florida’s 19th Congressional District Monday. The candidate who wins would assume the seat U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney plans to step down from upon the end of his term. During the debated we moderated over […]

Democrat Holden vies for 19th Congressional seat again in Republican-heavy district

The numbers say Democrat David Holden lost to Republican Francis Rooney by a wide margin in 2018 — 62% to 38% — for Florida’s 19th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. But Holden told us, if you zoom out and look at the bigger picture, 50,000 more Democratic voters went to the polls […]