Vicki Lopez departs Senate contest to ‘avoid a contentious Primary battle,’ now running for HD 113

Vicki Lopez departs Senate contest to ‘avoid a contentious Primary battle,’ now running for HD 113

Republican consultant Vicki Lopez has dropped her Florida Senate bid to instead contend for the GOP ticket in a race for House District 113, which spans a sizable portion of Miami-Dade County, including the heart of Miami and Key Biscayne.

Lopez’s campaign announced the change Friday in a joint statement with incoming Senate President Kathleen Passidomo, who thanked Lopez for switching contests to “avoid a contentious Primary battle” in Senate District 38.

“Vicki will be a great fighter for the people of House District 113, and I look forward to working with her when she is elected,” Passidomo said.

A longtime political activist, Lopez is a former member of the Lee County Commission. Her bac...

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