Latvala says he has votes for Senate presidency in 2016

June 15, 2012, (Written by The News Service of Florida, Herald Tribune). On the same day Sen. John Thrasher made it official that he will not run for the Senate presidency in 2016, Sen. Jack Latvala said he believes he has rounded up enough support to claim the office barring too many losses in this year’s elections. Latvala, R-Clearwater, did not specify how many pledge cards he had collected from members of the Senate’s GOP caucus, which will decide who will serve as president unless Democrats seize control of the chamber in this year’s elections, 2014 or 2016.

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