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Commissioner’s wife to seek state representative’s seat

| Ben Johnson
Mariya Calkins, the wife of sitting Santa Rosa Commissioner James Calkins, is officially running for the District 3 seat in the Florida House of Representatives after Rep. Jayer Williamson announced he will not seek reelection after 2022.The new state representative candidate filed her paperwork Friday, and her candidate tracker can be found on the Florida Department of State website.
Mariya Calkins at her citizenship ceremony in 2018. The wife of District 3 Commissioner James Calkins has filed per paperwork to run for Jayer Williamson’ Florida House of Representatives seat. Williamson announced this week that he will not seek reelection. File photo


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