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Elections

Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’

Surly 2014 electorate poised to ‘keep the bums in’

WASHINGTON — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glid...
Published: 08/31/14
Live election results: Pinellas County

Live election results: Pinellas County

Pinellas County Commission
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida attorney general

Sheldon wins Democratic primary for Florida attorney general

George Sheldon, who represented the Tampa area in the state House before holding government offices in Tallahassee and Washington, defeated Perry Thurston of Fort Lauderdale in the Democratic primary for Florida attorney general.
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Hillsborough school races narrowed but not decided

Hillsborough school races narrowed but not decided

TAMPA — As the last votes rolled in during Tuesday’s primary election, one of three races for Hillsborough County School Board — the countywide District 6 — was so close it looked like a recount may be required.
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14
Crist, Scott win, set for costly, ugly battle

Crist, Scott win, set for costly, ugly battle

TAMPA ­­— Charlie Crist’s convincing win over Nan Rich in the Democratic primary for governor sets the stage for the most expensive gubernatorial race in Florida history — and one of the nastiest....
Published: 08/26/14
Updated: 08/27/14

Live election results: Attorney General

Attorney General
Published: 08/26/14

Live election results: Governor

Governor
Published: 08/26/14
Pinellas leads in voter turnout

Pinellas leads in voter turnout

Pinellas County led voter turnout in the Tampa Bay area by a wide swath, with 23.95 percent of its 617,925 registered voters casting ballots in the mid-term election.
Published: 08/26/14
Hillsborough judicial candidates face runoff in November

Hillsborough judicial candidates face runoff in November

TAMPA — Hillsborough County voters were asked to select four new circuit court judges Tuesday but will have to finish the job in November because no one captured more than 50 percent of the vote in two races.
Published: 08/26/14
Stacy White wins outright; Higginbotham vs Kemp for Hillsborough commission

Stacy White wins outright; Higginbotham vs Kemp for Hillsborough commission

TAMPA — Al Higginbotham remains unbeaten in his political career, crushing three opponents Tuesday in the Republican primary race for Hillsborough County Commission District 7.
Published: 08/26/14