Tag: 2016 general election

Staff ReportsOctober 11, 2016

Nearly 50,000 vote-by-mail ballots already have been returned out of the 2.7 million requested for the November general election. Tuesday’s tally, exactly 48,331, was posted on the state’s Division of Elections website. That includes ballots to service members and others outside the country. Registered Republicans lead in voted ballots to Democrats by 21,027 to 18,421, a gap of 2,606. Other party and […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 27, 2016

Tuesday marks National Voter Registration Day in Florida, Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced. Detzner released the 2016 edition of the state’s Voter Education Toolkit “to make sure that voters have the resources they need and to encourage 100 percent voter participation in Florida,” he said. This year’s toolkit, available at YourVoteFlorida.com, now includes: — “Quick Facts” about the General Election […]

Scott PowersSeptember 15, 2016

Democratic congressional nominee Val Demings is embarking on a seven-stop “listening tour” with town halls set throughout Florida’s 10th Congressional District in west Orange County, her campaign announced Thursday. Three stops in her tour, which she calls “Lift Every Voice,” have been announced. She’ll appear at Pine Hills Community Church next Tuesday evening; the Callahan […]

Jim RosicaJune 15, 2016

Former state Rep. Bev Kilmer says she meets the residency requirements needed to again serve in the House. Kilmer, a Republican who was in the Florida House of Representatives 1998-2004, moved back to the Panhandle from Texas to run for House District 5. The mostly rural district includes Holmes, Jackson, Walton and Washington counties and northern Bay […]


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