A Leon Circuit Judge has disqualified Republican Jerry Torres from the ballot in Florida’s 14th Congressional District.
Juez John Cooper ruled in favor of the Florida Democratic Party and others who sued and argued Torres should be disqualified for having qualification papers notarized when he wasn’t present.
Torres, founder and former CEO of Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions, had committed to spending as much as $15 million in hopes of unseating longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor.
In addition to Democrats, other Republican candidates in the race have followed the case and cooed at the verdict.
James Judge, the other well-resourced Republican
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