Local talk show host says he'll run against Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, launches #anybodybutbuddy campaign

by

comment
Yesterday, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced that he'll be running for mayor again. And today, local personality Randy Ross announced that he'll throw his hat in the ring. Why? Because #anybodybutbuddy, according to the press release below. Ross made news for some questionable reasons over the past 12 months, but he promises to "put my skeletons out front and center." Presumably, he means these skeletons. And this one, too. Could make for some interesting debate material. 

It sounds like Ross knows he's a long shot – he points out that he's not going to be able to out-fundraise Dyer, so he says he'll "send a message to those that feel their voice isn't being heard." And he'll listen. #Rosslistens. Here's his official announcement.



 
ross.jpg

Tags

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at feedback@orlandoweekly.com.

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.