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Elections

Fort Myers teen accused of threats to ‘shoot up’ school

A Fort Myers teenager is accused of making threats on Instagram to “shoot up” a school.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Virginia Senate race

Republican Ed Gillespie concedes Virginia Senate race

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Republican Ed Gillespie on Friday conceded the Virginia Senate race to the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner, and said he would not seek a recount in the tight race even though state law entitled him to one.
Published: 11/07/14
Florida marijuana backers plot strategy after loss

Florida marijuana backers plot strategy after loss

WEST PALM BEACH – Supporters of medical marijuana may have lost their fight at the ballot box, but they’re promising to take it back to the statehouse.
Published: 11/05/14
Statewide, local election results

Statewide, local election results

Here are the key election results around Florida and in the Tampa Bay area:
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/05/14
Greenlight Pinellas mass transit initiative fails

Greenlight Pinellas mass transit initiative fails

Another Tampa Bay transportation initiative perished as Pinellas County residents overwhelmingly rejected a one-penny sales tax hike to pay for the Greenlight Pinellas mass transit plan.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/05/14
Builder to represent state House District 35

Builder to represent state House District 35

BROOKSVILLE — Homebuilder and Republican Blaise Ingoglia beat out his three opponents Tuesday and will represent constituents in Florida’s House District 35 for the next two years.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/05/14
Twine Thomas, Bauman win circuit court judgeships

Twine Thomas, Bauman win circuit court judgeships

TAMPA — Barbara Twine Thomas received the most votes in the August primary for Hillsborough County 13th Judicial Circuit and repeated that feat in Tuesday’s runoff election.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/05/14
Medical marijuana amendment fails; conservation passes

Medical marijuana amendment fails; conservation passes

With overwhelming support at the beginning of the campaign season dwindling to fatal levels, the push for medical marijuana in Florida came up short on Tuesday.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/05/14
Gov. Scott edges Crist to win re-election

Gov. Scott edges Crist to win re-election

Gov. Rick Scott held off a challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist on Tuesday to win a second term by the razor-thin margin that has become common in major Florida elections.
Published: 11/04/14
Updated: 11/05/14
GOP surge: Republicans seize control of Senate

GOP surge: Republicans seize control of Senate

WASHINGTON – Republicans seized control of the Senate and strengthened their hold on the House in a wave of Election Day victories Tuesday that served as a repudiation of President Barack Obama’s second-term policies and put a series of...
Published: 11/05/14