Florida Politics

Eyeing 2020, Joe Biden rallies for Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson

As early in-person voting kicked off Monday for the first time at Jacksonville’s University of North Florida, Democratic chances were …

Early voting begins in counties, on campuses

With nearly 1 million votes already cast by mail for the Nov. 6 general election, early voting got underway Monday …

Environmental group spends big on Andrew Gillum pitch

The political arm of Florida Conservation Voters is spending nearly $500,000 on digital advertising to back Andrew Gillum, the Democratic …

Reform Party candidate pledges to serve full term if elected governor

Darcy Richardson, the Reform Party gubernatorial nominee, pledged today to serve a four-year term if elected — and questioned if Republican …

After hurricane, Ken Detzner sends reminder on early voting

Secretary of State Ken Detzner, Florida’s chief elections officer, sent out a reminder Monday on early voting options for the …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Meet Cynthia Brown, Democrat running for Florida House District 32

Just like in 2016, we’re again asking every candidate, including incumbents, to complete a questionnaire we believe offers an interesting, albeit, …
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Workforce quality tops small biz agenda in Florida Chamber survey

Florida’s small businesses are most concerned about the quality of the state’s workforce as voters prepare to pick their next …

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 …

How will Will Robinson or Tracy Pratt fund Florida Forever?

Both candidates running in Florida House District 71 say the state must properly fund Florida Forever, but would raid different …

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Last Call — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics. First Shot A proposed constitutional amendment to …
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Sugar farmers label Bullsugar a ‘radical hate group’

Citing threats of violence and ongoing law enforcement investigations, the Florida Sugarcane Farmers are now calling the anti-sugar grassroots organization …

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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 …

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