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Bondi will seek re-election as attorney general

Tribune staff
Published:   |   Updated: July 2, 2013 at 02:50 PM

TALLAHASSEE - A spokeswoman confirmed today that Attorney General Pam Bondi will run for re-election next year.

Bondi, a former Hillsborough County prosecutor, first won the office in 2010. She beat Democrat Dan Gelber with nearly 55 percent of the vote.

Bondi first became well known statewide as a legal analyst on national news programs. The Temple Terrace native is the only woman now in statewide elected office.

She has yet to draw a Democratic challenger.

State CFO Jeff Atwater and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam also have filed for re-election, and Gov. Rick Scott is expected to seek a second term.

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