A Florida Politics Blog
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An appellate court says it won’t reconsider its decision to allow a write-in candidate to run for a Tampa-area state House seat.
Updated 8:18 p.m.: The Associated Press is reporting that election officials say a judge has denied the motion to extend voting by 2 hours in Broward County.
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is no fan of big outside spending impacting campaigns.
A Florida NAACP official took to Facebook Tuesday, warning North Florida voters not to believe rumors that heavy turnout in South Florida all but assures Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s victory.
U.S. Department of Justice poll observers were present Tuesday in Hillsborough County, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said.
Without comment, an appellate court has denied state Rep. Jamie Grant’s request for the votes not to be counted in today’s contest for his Florida House District 64 seat.
Bolstered by more than 30,000 black votes cast on Sunday, Democrats have narrowed Republican’s pre-election day lead to 96,139.
Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist go into the final days of the hard-fought campaign with some of their party’s top surrogates by their side, as the latest early voting results show the election likely will be decided by ...
There’s a silver lining in news that the state could have to pony up more than a half-million dollars more to power the Capitol and other state buildings.
The Florida Department of Health on Wednesday said staff members at county offices are monitoring nine “low-risk” people who recently returned from designated Ebola-affected areas in West Africa.