Polling recap: Several state Senate races remain close as primary nears

For better or worse, all eyes will be on several Florida Senate races come election night. FloridaPolitics.com commissioned a series …

In Tallahassee, Tim Kaine’s “Rattler strike” needs some work

Give Tim Kaine credit for at least attempting Florida A&M University‘s “Strike, Strike, and Strike Again” chant. The Democratic vice-presidential candidate …

Byron Donalds holds commanding fundraising lead in HD 80

Byron Donalds has raised more than $35,000 since the beginning of August, boosting his fundraising total to more than $150,000. …

Chauncey Goss gets $1,000 donation from Jack Latvala in CD 19

Chauncey Goss is getting a little financial help from a top Florida Republican. Campaign finance documents filed with the Federal …

Negative campaigning reaches fevered pitch in SD 30 Democratic primary

Secret underground chemicals. Bait and switch. Republican cronyism. They’re all part of the crosscurrent of negative campaigning reaching a fevered …

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Florida Dems raised $4.7 million in second fundraising period of 2016

Florida Democrats posted big fundraising numbers in the second reporting period of 2016. State records show the Florida Democratic Party …

Florida GOP behind mysterious attack flyer in CD 6 Democratic primary

A mysterious and costly flyer has begun hitting mailboxes of Democratic voters in Florida’s 6th Congressional District. That, in itself, …

Florida consumer sentiment drops in August, continues downward trend

Consumer sentiment among Floridians plummeted 4.8 points in August to 88.2, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. …

Will Florida’s ‘eyeball wars’ flare up again doing the 2017 Legislative Session?

It’s been several years since the war ended. Many of the veterans who fought the battles of this war are …
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