Florida Politics

Outlier? Andrew Gillum up by 10 in new CNN poll; Ron DeSantis camp challenges timing, methodology

Hours before a Florida gubernatorial debate on the network, CNN released a poll showing Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum with a …

Nikki Fried, Matt Caldwell face off over medical marijuana, water

Democrat Nikki Fried, a medical-marijuana lobbyist, had to defend her desire to move the state’s oversight of medical marijuana into …

Florida PBA leader records robocall attacking Andrew Gillum on crime

Florida Police Benevolent Association President John Kazanjian is telling voters Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis “has our back” in a …

R. Jai Gillum tackles clemency reform alongside Lee Daniels, Tracee Ellis Ross

Blackish star Tracee Ellis Ross and Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels hit the campaign trail in Miami this weekend for the …

Ron DeSantis internal poll shows two-point lead over Andrew Gillum

An internal poll shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis holding a two-point edge over Democrat Andrew Gillum heading into a …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Florida Realtors endorse four more state legislative candidates

Florida Realtors PAC, the political arm of the state’s largest trade organization, announced Friday that it had endorsed four more …

Hardee County ballot blunder could impact statewide races

A series of election complications, outright errors and now multiple ballots in the field has created chaos in the House …

Realtors put another $2.9M behind Amendment 2

The Florida Realtors, the state’s largest professional association, made a seven-figure donation to the principal committee backing one of the …

Rick Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal

With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Rick Scott has sought support from legislative leaders before appealing a Tallahassee …

Most Popular Right Now

SIGN UP FOR SUNBURN

Receive Peter Schorsch’s agenda-setting morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.

PETER SCHORSCH’S LATEST

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.22.18

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, …

Takeaways from Tallahassee — Forgotten no more

The Forgotten Coast, coined for the swath of shore stretching Mexico Beach to St. Marks, suffered extensive damage from Hurricane …

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics — 10.19.18

Sunburn — The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, Jim Rosica, …

Last Call for 10.18.18 — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics

Last Call — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics. First Shot Recently proposed rule changes from …

7 reasons why it’s silly to count out Ron DeSantis in the Florida Governor race

Comparing politics to horse racing is common, but unlike sports, where handicappers plunk down cash on the teams they think …