Tag: 2018 Senate race

Jacob OglesNovember 8, 2018

The gap between Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Bill Nelson dropped down to 21,899 votes as more ballots from left-leaning Broward County finally went through election office scanners. Meanwhile, Republican Matt Caldwell’s lead over Democrat Nikki Fried dwindled to 4,109 votes in the Florida Agriculture Commissioner race. The developments in Broward continue as Democrats mount […]

Jacob OglesNovember 8, 2018

With Broward County vote tabulations still flowing in and the vote margin shrinking in Florida’s U.S. Senate race, incumbent Bill Nelson signaled he’s not done fighting his seat despite Republican Rick Scott’s lead in tallies to date. “We’re doing this not just because it’s automatic, but we’re doing it to win,” said Marc Elias, an […]

Jacob OglesNovember 5, 2018

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson appears on track to win re-election over Republican challenger Rick Scott. A new survey from St. Pete Polls conducted for Florida Politics puts the incumbent about 4 percent ahead of his opponent. The final poll, taken Nov. 3 and 4, puts Nelson right under the 50 percent threshold, while Scott, Florida’s […]

Jacob OglesNovember 3, 2018

It’s Trump Day in Florida’s Panhandle. Just days after rallying voters in Southwest Florida, President Donald Trump returns to the Sunshine State, this time to Pensacola. The event shows Trump’s continued commitment to elelcting Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis to the governor’s mansion and Senate candidate Rick Scott to Washington. The “Make America Great Again” […]

Jacob OglesNovember 3, 2018

Legendary music man Jimmy Buffett will host a free concert in West Palm Beach today, and he’s got answers for voters with questions still bothering them so. Buffett’s advice? Vote for Democrats Andrew Gillum for Governor and Bill Nelson for Senate. Buffett’s “small acoustic set” will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Meyer Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. While Florida has seen […]

Jacob OglesNovember 3, 2018

One more weekend. The 2018 mid-terms come to a close in a matter of days, leaving candidates scrambling for votes. Here’s where candidates should be this weekend, though importantly, a tragedy in Tallahassee could change any number of political plans. Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis will campaign in Lakeland alongside U.S. Agriculture Secretary and former […]

Jacob OglesOctober 29, 2018

A new CBS News/YouGov poll finds Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican challenger Rick Scott in a dead heat. The survey also shows Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum leading Republican Ron DeSantis by just 1 percentage point. The poll found the two major Senate candidates winning 46 percent of the vote each among likely […]


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