Edward J. Lynch

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Edward J. Lynch is the Republican candidate for the 19th Congressional District of Florida
Edward J. Lynch is the Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 19th Congressional District (map) of Florida. He won in primary elections which took place on August 26, 2008. [1] [2]


Positions, record and controversies


Edward Lynch is a business owner.[3]

Many of you have been asking the question, "Who is Edward Lynch and why is he running for Congress?"

The reason you may not know me is because I have been quietly working in the background getting the work done, while the politicians were sitting on their hands talking about it. I am a doer, not a person who sits around bragging about what needs to be done, and gets nothing accomplished; like our current representatives in the 110th Congress.

When the hurricanes hit Florida, I was out in the community donating my time and expertise, repairing houses for the needy and putting lives back together, not playing the blame game of partisan politics. When a tree fell at the home of a soldier fighting for our freedom in Iraq, I was there. I gave my time and effort to restore their property so that brave soldier didn't have to worry about his family at home. I wasn't calling the press looking for a photo opportunity or arguing on the floor of Congress what pork I could tack on to a bill to fund our troops or writing a book about what I did.

When I am elected to Congress, I will see to it that what needs to be done will get done. I don't care who gets the credit, as long as the job gets done. The true measure of a leader is the success of those that he led not the level of notoriety that he receives himself.

It is time to come out of the shadows and "Restore America", the America you once knew, a proud America that stands for all the things good in the world. I want to be your representative to lead the charge and break down the barriers between our Congress and the American people. I want to give the government back to you, "We the people."

There should be only one special interest group in Washington and that should be you.

Together we can restore America and bring government back and put it in your hands.

In ancient times when a Roman citizen wandered away from home and was confronted in a foreign land, he only had to utter three words, "Civus Romanus Sum," which means "I am a Roman citizen." He was treated with reverence and given the respect he richly deserved. I want to return to the days when we can proudly say, "Civus Americus Sum, I am an American citizen."

However, I cannot do it alone, I need your support. Please help me in any way you can, so together we can take back the 19th district. Click Here: [1]

2008 elections

Lynch won the Republican Candidate to challenge Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[4][5]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Edward J. Lynch. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

Campaign contribution data could not be found.

Committees and affiliations


Lynch will be assigned committees when he is elected to Congress.


More background data


Campaign Contact Information

Email: team@electlynch.com

Articles and resources

See also


  1. “Florida 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers, August 27, 2008
  2. Rachel Kapochunas, "Fall Hotbeds in Florida Produced Close Primaries Tuesday",CQ Politics, August 27, 2008
  3. Lynch for Congress
  4. 2008 Race Tracker page on Florida's 19th Congressional District
  5. [Edward J. Lynch for Congress website

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