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Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Elections

Polls: Florida governor race remains a toss-up
In the Quinniapiac poll released Thursday, Charlie Crist, left, was supported by 43 percent of those polled while Gov. Rick Scott received support from 40 percent. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percent, making the race a statistical tie. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTOS

­­— Two new polls out Thursday appeared to show the Florida governor’s race is still a toss-up: One showed Democratic challenger...

Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog
Signs outside the Jan Kiminis Platt Regional Library for early voting. JAY CONNER/STAFF
Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election
Voting booths stand ready for early voting at the Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center on Faulkenburg Road in Hillsborough County. JIM REED/STAFF
Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

Joe Biden to campaign for Crist, Garcia

MIAMI — Florida Democrats are getting some last-minute help from the White House.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Polls: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

Polls: Florida governor race remains a toss-up

TAMPA ­­— Two new polls out Thursday appeared to show the Florida governor’s race is still a toss-up: One showed Democratic challenger Charlie Crist up 3 points and another has incumbent Republican Rick Scott up 2 points....
Updated: 14 hours ago
Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

Tribune endorsements for Nov. 4 election

The Tampa Tribune's editorial staff will be offering their endorsements on various local and statewide races leading to the Nov. 4 election. Here are their recommendations:
Updated: 21 hours ago
Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

Where to vote early in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco

TAMPA — Early voting is under way in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. In Hillsborough, you can vote early 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 2, including weekends.
Published: 10/23/14
Updated: 10/30/14
Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Fresh Squeezed: The latest from our political blog

Stay with our political blog, Fresh Squeezed, in the final days before the 2014 election.
Published: 10/30/14
Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

Scott, Crist each see victory in record early vote

TAMPA ­­— This year, for the second time in state history and the first time in a governor’s race, more Florida voters are expected to vote ahead of time by absentee ballot or early voting than on Election Day....
Published: 10/29/14
Ad Watch: Scott, Crist ads feature records on women

Ad Watch: Scott, Crist ads feature records on women

TAMPA ­­— As the heated governor’s race draws to a close, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are fighting over votes with ads accusing each other of acting against the interests of Florida women.
Published: 10/28/14
Concession companies donate to airport board campaign

Concession companies donate to airport board campaign

TAMPA — Next year, the board that runs Tampa International Airport will approve new concession contracts worth $1.3 billion.
Published: 10/26/14
Clinton rebuts job-loss rap against Crist; Cristie stumps for Scott

Clinton rebuts job-loss rap against Crist; Cristie stumps for Scott

TAMPA ­­— His voice hoarse from a day of campaigning in Florida, former President Bill Clinton, revered by Democrats as their elder statesman, roused a crowd of about 1,000 at an early voting rally for Charlie Crist in Tampa Sunday,...
Published: 10/26/14
Johnson, Whiting face off for Hernando school board’s District 1

Johnson, Whiting face off for Hernando school board’s District 1

BROOKSVILLE — Mark Johnson, a 64-year-old private investigator, describes himself as a man of action — the right candidate, in other words, to replace Hernando County School Board member John Sweeney, who lost his District 1 seat in Aug...
Published: 10/26/14