SARASOTA — In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson break down the Republican State House District 73 primary.

Businesswoman Melissa Howard and veteran and attorney Tommy Gregory are squaring off the in August primary.

It’s expected to be a hotly contested race to replace Joe Gruters, who is leaving the seat to run for state senate.

The two GOP candidates will be squaring off in forums on Monday and Thursday this week.

Anderson talks about both candidates and what could help shape the race.