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It’s primary day in Florida, and here’s how Scientology will be voting

[Pat Clouden has your ballot choices]

Today voters in Florida will be casting ballots in local elections and party primaries, and just in time we have your Scientology Voters Guide!

We’ve pointed out in the past that Scientologists tend to lean right, and there’s simply no doubt that they receive instructions for how to vote in specific races. Proof of that was pretty dramatically demonstrated by the Los Angeles Times, which found that the only precinct in Los Angeles to go for Donald Trump was the one that includes Scientology’s “Big Blue” headquarters.

We’ve also found examples where Scientologists were told how to vote in Clearwater, Florida — the other place, other than Los Angeles, where there are enough Scientologists to make an impact on local races.

This time, it was Pat Clouden who sent the word out on how to vote in today’s elections. Clouden’s name often pops up in Scientology fliers and initiatives cited here and at Mike Rinder’s website. He’s been involved in Scientology since 1975, and he’s a big donor after striking it rich in Florida’s energy deregulation, like other wealthy church members.

So here’s who Scientologists in Clearwater have been urged to vote for, according to Pat…


Nonpartisan Elections

Circuit Judges (NOTE: We met the judges running and literally were able to see how important these elections are and the power Circuit Judges wield. The recommendations below are based on their dedication to the Constitution and upholding it as the Founders saw it.)

Group 4: Dustin Anderson
(All 3 running are good, but top two are Dustin Anderson and David Ellis)

Group 9: Judge Chris Helinger
Group 36: Doneene Loar
Group 40: Judge Thomas Minkoff
Group 45: Evan Frayman

Pinellas County School Board
District 2: Terry Krassner
District 3: Peggy O’Shea
District 6: Bill Dudley
District 7: Rene Flowers

Party Primary Elections
U.S. Senate
Republican: Rick Scott
U.S. Congress
District 12
The Republican incumbent, Gus Bilirakis is who we support.

District 13:
Republican: Brad Bostock

Florida Governor
Republican: Ron DeSantis — endorsed by President Trump

Attorney General
Republican: Ashley Moody

Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services
Republican: Denise Grimsley

Florida Senate
District 16
Republican: Ed Hooper

Florida House
District 62
There is no Republican candidate!

District 66
Republican: Nick DiCeglie

District 69
Republican: Jeremy Bailie

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners
Republican District 6: Two top candidates are Barb Haselden and Kathleen Peters, though Kathleen has flip flopped on the medical marijuana legalization issue and is now in support of it.

We’ll be interested to hear how Pat’s choices compare to those of our readers in the Clearwater area. And we’ll see results very soon!




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Scientology disconnection, a reminder

Bernie Headley has not seen his daughter Stephanie in 5,220 days.
Katrina Reyes has not seen her mother Yelena in 1,823 days
Brian Sheen has not seen his grandson Leo in 366 days.
Geoff Levin has not seen his son Collin and daughter Savannah in 254 days.
Clarissa Adams has not seen her parents Walter and Irmin Huber in 1,429 days.
Carol Nyburg has not seen her daughter Nancy in 2,203 days.
Jamie Sorrentini Lugli has not seen her father Irving in 2,977 days.
Quailynn McDaniel has not seen her brother Sean in 2,323 days.
Dylan Gill has not seen his father Russell in 10,889 days.
Mirriam Francis has not seen her brother Ben in 2,557 days.
Claudio and Renata Lugli have not seen their son Flavio in 2,817 days.
Sara Goldberg has not seen her daughter Ashley in 1,857 days.
Lori Hodgson has not seen her son Jeremy and daughter Jessica in 1,569 days.
Marie Bilheimer has not seen her mother June in 1,095 days.
Joe Reaiche has not seen his daughter Alanna Masterson in 5,184 days
Derek Bloch has not seen his father Darren in 2,324 days.
Cindy Plahuta has not seen her daughter Kara in 2,644 days.
Roger Weller has not seen his daughter Alyssa in 7,500 days.
Claire Headley has not seen her mother Gen in 2,619 days.
Ramana Dienes-Browning has not seen her mother Jancis in 975 days.
Mike Rinder has not seen his son Benjamin and daughter Taryn in 5,277 days.
Brian Sheen has not seen his daughter Spring in 1,383 days.
Skip Young has not seen his daughters Megan and Alexis in 1,786 days.
Mary Kahn has not seen her son Sammy in 1,657 days.
Lois Reisdorf has not seen her son Craig in 1,240 days.
Phil and Willie Jones have not seen their son Mike and daughter Emily in 1,745 days.
Mary Jane Sterne has not seen her daughter Samantha in 1,989 days.
Kate Bornstein has not seen her daughter Jessica in 13,098 days.


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