Tag: primary election

Scott PowersSeptember 12, 2016

College students demonstrated it again in last week’s primary election: they don’t vote, at least not in primary elections. As first reported by Orlando Sentinel columnist Beth Kassab over the weekend, University of Central Florida’s on-campus students gave a dismal turnout, 4.3 percent, the worst in Orange County. Kassab noted even worse turnouts were seen among […]

Michael MolineSeptember 8, 2016

The results of Florida’s Aug. 30 primary election are now final. The state Elections Canvassing Commission — comprising Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam — took less than two minutes to certify the results Thursday morning. Secretary of State Ken Detzner presided over the meeting in the state Capitol. […]

Mitch PerryAugust 30, 2016

Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner says that there have been no reported voting irregularities in the first few hours of voting in Tuesday’s primary election. One noteworthy issue, he said, was that a polling place in Miami Beach was moved from the Botanical Gardens location to City Hall a block away due to mosquito spraying. There were also […]

Mitch PerryAugust 29, 2016

Tampa Bay Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor expressed disappointment Monday that only 13 percent of eligible voters in Hillsborough County have voted by mail or at the polls heading into Election Day on Tuesday, the last day to vote in this year’s primary election. “We can do a lot better,” said Castor, who will face Republican Christine Quinn when she runs for her seat […]


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