Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera’s official schedule showed he was meeting with Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca today, fueling speculation that they must be huddling about the Senate race.
As the only Republican on the County Commission and a former chair of the Broward GOP, LaMarca would be one of the few elected officials in the county to help Lopez-Cantera campaign in the left-leaning county. He is expected to announce his Senate race July 15th.
Their meeting prompted the Florida Democratic Party to continue to raise questions about whether Lopez-Cantera is campaigning on the state dime.
But both Lopez-Cantera and LaMarca told the Herald after the meeting that they didn't discuss the Senate race.
LaMarca told the Herald via text that they discussed new companies moving to Broward and “we talked about national politics and the presidential” race.