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Joe Henderson: Bay County voters show need for expanded options

It’s wonderful that while dealing with the catastrophe wrought by Hurricane Michael, more than 140 Bay County voters did their …

Early recount totals show little change

Recounts wrapping up in small and mid-sized counties are showing few changes to initial results in the races for Governor, …

Matt Caldwell doesn’t want to win recount by ‘legal loophole’

Republican Matt Caldwell says he thought it was mathematically impossible for him to lose the Florida Agriculture Commissioner race when …
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Pam Bondi, FDLE now watching recounts for ’criminal activity‘

After a public scolding of the statewide police agency, Attorney General Pam Bondi now says her office is “actively engaged” …

Other counties in Hurricane Michael’s path deny accepting electronic ballots

Bay County Supervisor of Elections Mark Andersen illegally accepted more than 140 electronic ballots on or before the Nov. 6 election, …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Personnel note: Chris Hudson moves up to AFP national post

A veteran of one of Florida’s most influential policy groups is going national. Chris Hudson, state director for Americans For …

TBARTA taps RSA Consulting, Suskey Consulting for first-ever lobbying contract

The Tampa Bay Area Regional Transit Authority tapped RSA Consulting and Suskey Consulting to manage its state-level lobbying now that the agency is …

Sarah Catalanotto, Laura Hampson: After hurricane, air medical services was rural lifesaver

When Hurricane Michael ripped through our state last month as the third most powerful hurricane to ever make landfall in …

Constitution panel ‘vindicated’ by Tuesday votes

Lost in the continuing drama about Tuesday’s elections, the Florida Constitution Revision Commission set a new milestone. The commission, which …

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Hey, #FlaPol, let’s #RecountTheTurkeys for those in need

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