Ex-con, Former Drug Addict Jason Mariner Runs For Congress in Florida [VIDEO]

Ex-con, Former Drug Addict Jason Mariner Runs For Congress in Florida [VIDEO]

'Before running for congress, I ran from the law'

Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres
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September 7, 2021
The congressional race to replace the late-Rep. Alcee Hastings (D) has spiced up a bit as  Jason Mariner, who is a recovering drug addict and former resident of Florida's prison system has officially launched his campaign in the Republican congressional primary race in Florida's 20th district special election.
Mariner paid the qualifying fee several weeks ago but has been quiet up until now. In a riveting campaign announcement video, the father of two, tells his story of battling and defeating his addiction and finding I higher power that helped him find "a way out" of prison and strive to do better for himself and now his young family.
Jason Mariner
Jason Mariner

"Before running for congress, I ran from the law. Like many Americans, I battled addiction and I was locked up and tossed around a broke criminal justice system. But I found God, I found a way out, I began to fight back. I went from being an inmate to a small business owner, and now the father of two young boys living the American dream that all of us as Americans strive to live," states Mariner as he narrates the video.

Mariner is running against Greg Musselwhite in the primary. The winner of this Republican primary race will face off against the winner of a 12 person Democratic primary. Musselwhite has already been pushing the criminal narrative against Mariner and recently deleted or hide a Facebook posting that attacks Mariner.

The special election will be held on January 11, 2022.

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres is a nationally renowned award-winning political journalist. Diverse New Media, Corp. publishes Floridianpress.com, Hispolitica.com, shark-tank.com, and Texaspolitics.com He enjoys traveling, playing soccer, mixed martial arts, weight-lifting, swimming, and biking. Javier is also a political consultant and has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at www.brownpeople.org Email him at [email protected]

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