In today’s Tampa Bay Times, GOP consultant Alex Patton was quoted in reference to Florida’s Senator Marco Rubio and his August recess tour of the state. “He owned the room,” said Alex Patton, a Republican consultant in Gainesville who agrees with Rubio on immigration. “I don’t know if he’ll win the argument, but he definitely took the venom out of it.” to read more about Senator Rubio’s tour of Florida

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The Republican Party’s coming storm

Fellow “conservatives”, there is a storm brewing, and her name is Hillary Clinton. This came to a head for me when I said something on my Facebook page about my Congressman’s week of bad press stemming from yucking it up in town-hall meetings over the August recess break. Yoho’s Greatest Hits – Week 1 Yoho goes Full Birther Tanning Tax is Racist to White People I used Food-stamps, but none for you  My response to […]

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Political Consultant Alex Patton quoted in Daily Beast

Republican political consultant, Alex Patton, is quoted in a Newsweek’s Daily Beast story regarding Florida Senator Marco Rubio and his work on the immigration issue. “I think the way the Tea Party people are treating Sen. Rubio is downright shameful. I just think it’s an overreaction that’s emotionally driven that makes no sense at all,” Patton said. “If they follow through with their plans to attempt to primary him, they’re going to find out they […]

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The speed of the Internet

A good friend of mine made a comment that has stuck with me over the past few days “The Internet moves at the speed of Imagination!” That statement remained with me over the past 3 days as we designed, built, and tested (I use those words VERY loosely) a complete broadcast studio in our office. How it all began There is a local radio station that featured a conservative radio talk show, Talk of the […]

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In memory of those who gave all…

This short behind the scenes look at the soldiers who guard the Tomb of the Unknowns seems appropriate today. The other thing that is appropriate is the level of precision shown by these soldiers.

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Digital Sabbatical: What I learned

For the past 4 days, I have been on a self-imposed digital sabbatical. I decided to go on this sabbatical after a difficult month and especially trying week. I am still not completely sure of nor can I fully explain why I felt the need to totally disconnect. However, I knew deep down that I was tired and needed to be still so that I could think.  I know I needed the pinging to stop. For my […]

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Local Governments could learn from Start-ups

Today, The Gainesville Sun ran a guest column written by Alex Patton. It is posted on the blog also. Our local governments are fond of telling the public how much they have done for the ‘Innovation Economy’ in order to ‘allow’ it to thrive. If ‘Innovation’ is going to be more than a PR buzzword filled marketing campaign, local government officials should embrace innovation by taking a break from congratulating themselves and take the time to learn […]

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Republican Consultant Alex Patton weighs in on GOP win in Gainesville

Ozean Press Mentions

  Turnout increased for runoff in precincts that Braddy won Looking at the low turnout in the precincts that Lowe carried, local Republican political consultant Alex Patton, with Ozean Media, said that, between March 19 and Tuesday, some Lowe supporters “became disillusioned and lost enthusiasm for returning to the polls for him.” He said he also believed Lowe’s March 21 arrest on charges of driving under the influence was a factor. “In general, you have […]

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Political Consultant Alex Patton included in Florida Insider’s Poll

Ozean Press Mentions

Exclusive Fla Insider Poll: Bill Nelson toughest challenger to Rick Scott Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election prospects would be much weaker if he faced Sen. Bill Nelson as the Democratic nominee, rather than Charlie Crist. That’s the overwhelming sentiment of 119 veteran Florida political experts in the latest Tampa Bay Times Florida Insider Poll. Read more of the Florida Insiders Poll…

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Ozean Awarded the Oscar of Political Advertising for a second time

Ozean Media wins the ‘Oscar of Political Advertising’ for Political Radio Spot GAINESVILLE, FL – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – On Friday, April 5, 2013 Ozean Media was awarded a 2013 Pollie Award by the American Association of Political Consultants.  The AAPC Pollie Awards recognize the best of the best in political communications for 2012. The award was announced at the 21st Annual Pollie Awards & Conference held April 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in […]

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