James Buchanan, Republican candidate for Florida House District 71 to replace the term-limited Jim Boyd in 2018, is on the campaign trail with a fundraiser that Florida’s governor will attend, and a speaking engagement with East Manatee Republicans.
A Buchanan fundraising event at 6 p.m. Thursday is scheduled to host Gov. Rick Scott as a special guest for the evening.
On April 13, Buchanan will be guest speaker at the East Manatee Republican Club meeting.
District 71 includes western Manatee County and a small portion of northern Sarasota County.
The club meets at 11:30 a.m. for luncheon at the Peridia Golf and Country Club, 4950 Peridia Blvd. E.