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Another Democrat steps forward to take on Atwater

by John Kennedy | October 22nd, 2013

With this weekend’s Florida Democratic Party conference at Disney World marking the unofficial start of campaign season, a newly minted Cabinet contender is trying to catch some attention.

We comply.

William Rankin, 53, of Fort Lauderdale fired off a round of news releases late Tuesday announcing that he is challenging Republican Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, a former North Palm Beach state senator and banker.

“This campaign is about us, the people of Florida, and bringing the voice of the people back to Tallahassee,” Rankin said. “We must promote ideas and actions that benefit our economy and restore public trust in our government.”

Rankin is a former director of asset management for the state of Ohio who has lived in Florida since 2000. He’s also a former U.S. Army special agent who specialized in economic fraud investigations.

Atwater, who is seeking a second term as CFO, has raised more than $500,000 for the campaign. An earlier Democratic contender, Allie Braswell, ran a four-day campaign before bowing out after acknowledging a history of personal bankruptcies.

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    Rankin “fired off a round of news releases late Wednesday…”

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