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A Conversation with Candidate Allen Ellison


The November 6th general election just three weeks away, our local midterm election coverage continues in a conversation with Democratic Congressional candidate Allen Ellison. Ellison is vying to represent Florida’s 17th Congressional District which covers a large swath of central Florida stretching from the Eastern Tampa Bay Area to the western edge of Lake Okeechobee and as far south as Northern Lee County. Ellison is a community organizer and policy expert who hails from Highlands County. He faces Republican Greg Steube in November, who we’ve also reached out to and invited on our show. Ellison was chosen by Democratic party leaders of the nine counties included in the 17th congressional district to take over the race after the recent death of April Freeman, who had won the Democratic primary election in August.