• Over 600 people attend Hillsborough County Political Hob-Nob

    The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce held their 2016 Political Hob Nob at the Hilton Tampa Downtown Monday evening. Fifty-two candidates running in Hillsborough County mingled and met with over several hundred members of the public, which in this case, were generally members of the business and political elite in Tampa.

    Here were the winners of the straw poll, announced at 6:30 p.m.

    President — Hillary Clinton

    U.S. Senate — Marco Rubio

    U.S. House District 12 — Gus Bilirakis

    U.S. House District 14 — Kathy Castor

    U.S. House District 15 — Dennis Ross

    U.S. House District 16 — Vern Buchanan

    Hillsborough County State Attorney — Mark Ober

    State Senate District 18 — Dana Young

    State Senate District 19 — Ed Narain

    House District 58 — Dan Raulerson

    House District 59 — Ross Spano

    House District 60 — David Singer

    House District 61 — Sean Shaw

    House District 63 — Shawn Harrison

    House District 70 — Cory Fornier

    Clerk of the Circuit Court — Eric Seidel

    Property Appraiser — Bob Henriquez

    County Commission District 1 — Sandy Murman

    County Commission District 6 — Tim Schock

    School Board District 1 — Susan Valdes

    School Board District 3 — Cindy Stuart

    School Board District 7 — Stanley Gray

    Tampa City Council District 7 — Luis Viera

    Amendment One — Yes

    Amendment Two -Yes

    Amendment Three — Yes

    Amendment Four — Yes

    Amendment Five — Yes