Now that the Florida legislative session has wrapped up, lawmakers who are seeking higher office have hit the campaign trail – including State Senator Burt Saunders.
The Naples Republican joins three other G-O-P candidates and a Democrat who want to be state attorney general. Saunders is well-known in Southwest Florida because of his years of service in Collier County and his time in the legislature. But outside of this region, he’s virtually unknown.
“That’s true and I don’t mind the underdog status. That means I have to work harder. I have to work smarter. I’ve been in campaigns where it was predicted I wouldn’t win and I’ve come out on top in every one of them. And I would predict the pundits will be saying different things in about three months.”
Monday, 15 May 2006 01:00