THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:
BREAKING NEWS .... IT'S BACHMAN ..... NOT
REAL BREAKING NEWS - CHARLIE JOHNSON HAS AN OPPONENT ......
COUNTY COURT UPDATE:
Charles "Charlie" Kenneth Johnson (Incumbent)
Enrique Lazaro Yabor
This afternoon, attorney Enrique "Rick" Yabor filed to run against Judge Johnson. Mr. Yabor has been an attorney for 12 years. According to his website, he was an ASA and tried over 200 trials. He specializes in: Business Law & Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Construction Contracts and Litigation, Bankruptcy, Family Law, Employment Litigation, and White-Collar Crimes. (www.yaborlaw.com ).
Judge Johnson was appointed to the bench as one of Governor Charlie Crist's last appointments in December of 2010 after serving as an ASA for 22 years. Judge Johnson has smacked down $140k of his own money as a loan to the campaign.
Jacci Suzan Seskin
In late December, ASA Jacci Seskin filed to run against APD Ivonne Cuesta. Mrs. Seskin had a previous career as a RN for 25 years before attending law school. She has been an attorney for eight years. She apparently worked at both the Public Defender's Office and now, the State Attorney's Office. Mrs. Seskin, who is married to a doctor, plucked down $150k of her own money as a loan to the campaign.
Ms. Cuesta has only $7,000 in her bank account (of which $5,200 is a loan to her campaign).
Michelle Alvarez Barakat
Fleur Jeannine Lobree
William Pena Wells
I have previously posted on this race.
Ms. Brinkley was up against attorney John Rodriguez until he switched to Group 33.
Filing deadline still four months away. No changes in Circuit Court races.
CAPTAIN OUT ..............