Al Lawson

Al Lawson throws support to Daniel Uhlfelder in AG race

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson wants the next Attorney General to hail from the Panhandle, and that’s part of the reason why he’s endorsing Daniel Uhlfelder to be Florida’s next top legal advisor. “I’m supporting my fellow North Florida Democrat, Daniel Uhlfelder, for Florida Attorney General because I...
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Al Lawson takes aim at Gov. DeSantis at ‘Flip Florida Blue’ event

Dozens of Democratic candidates addressed voters over the weekend. U.S. Rep. Al Lawson headlined a “Flip Florida Blue” event hosted by the Democratic Club of North Florida at Bradley’s Pond over the weekend. Lawson is running against Republican Neal Dunn in the 2nd Congressional District after Lawson’s district was eliminated during a Special Session.
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Al Lawson to headline Democratic Club of North Florida Breakfast

Democrats hope to invigorate voters as Election Day nears. North Florida is a contested battleground, and U.S. Rep. Al Lawson is in town to rally the troops and eat some pancakes. The Democrat from Tallahassee will be the headlining personality at Saturday morning’s Democratic Club of North Florida’s “Flip Florida...

Rep. Al Lawson brings forth a bill that fixes credit reporting errors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - North Central Florida Rep. Al Lawson is introducing a bill aimed at fixing errors on credit reports. The legislation would repeal parts of the Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawson says are outdated. In a written statement, Lawson says the current law allows credit reporting agencies to...

Al Lawson officially files to take on Neal Dunn

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (NSF) - Congressman Al Lawson, a Tallahassee Democrat whose district was overhauled as part of the once-a-decade reapportionment process, helped launch this year’s candidate qualifying period Monday by filing paperwork to challenge Republican incumbent Neal Dunn in another North Florida district. Lawson submitted his paperwork in person...

A Tallahassee showdown is set: Congressmen Al Lawson and Neal Dunn qualify for fall campaign

Congressman Al Lawson, D-Tallahassee, smiled and waved to reporters as he walked into the Division of Elections office Monday and filed the paperwork to pit Tallahassee’s two congressmen against each other for a November showdown that could possibly determine which party controls Congress after November.  Monday was the first day for qualifying for the August...

Al Lawson and Neal Dunn will face off in November to represent Tallahassee in Congress

Congressman Al Lawson, D-Tallahassee, said Thursday he plans to run as a candidate for the Congressional District 2 seat, setting up a showdown with Panama City Republican Neal Dunn and possibly thwarting Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to paint the Panhandle congressional delegation completely red.  Lawson currently represents Congressional District 5, a minority-access district...

Al Lawson to challenge Neal Dunn in new North Florida district

The Florida Supreme Court's decided not to address the maps before the Midterms, scrapping Lawson's hopes for a favorable CD 5. Two North Florida Congressmen will likely face off in November after Gov. Ron DeSantis shifted the region’s battle lines. Democratic U.S. Rep. Al Lawson will challenge Republican U.S....

Congressman Al Lawson responds to Governor’s redistricting maps

GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WCTV) - Congressman Al Lawson said he plans to run for re-election in the fifth district, despite the new congressional map passed by Florida lawmakers. The new maps, essentially, eliminate Lawson’s district. “What the governor is doing, in my opinion, is illegal and it’s not constitutional,”...

Al Lawson: Cord Byrd brings Donald Trump philosophy to State Department

'He's not coming with the philosophy of the supervisors and the people in the state of Florida who do this on a regular basis.'. U.S. Rep. Al Lawson says new Secretary of State Cord Byrd is bringing former President Donald Trump’s election lie philosophy to the Florida Department of State.

Al Lawson praises court decision to toss Gov. DeSantis’ ‘unconstitutional’ congressional map

The incumbent Congressman's political future depends on the court decision standing. U.S. Rep. Al Lawson praised a decision to block implementation of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ congressional map. “I am pleased by the 2nd Judicial Circuit Court order to overrule DeSantis’ unconstitutional congressional map,” the Tallahassee Democrat said. “The judge...