Tag: U.S. Senate election

Scott PowersNovember 9, 2018

In a Fox News interview Thursday night, Gov. Rick Scott doubled-down on his claim that Broward and Palm Beach counties’ supervisors of elections are mysteriously finding votes in a conspiratorial effort to re-elect his opponent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. “They found 78,000 new votes since Election Day, two days ago in Broward County, and […]

Scott PowersNovember 9, 2018

Overnight changes in the vote totals for Florida’s three contested statewide race show Republican Ron DeSantis‘ lead in the governor’s election slipping to 36,000 votes, Republican Rick Scott’s lead in the U.S. Senate election down to 15,000, and Democrat Nikki Fried moving out to an almost 3,000 vote lead for Agriculture Commissioner. That calls for […]

Scott PowersNovember 8, 2018

As Florida’s U.S. Senate election heads toward likely recount the legal counsel hired by Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson‘s campaign is predicting it will be a hand recount and says several trends convince him that Nelson will ultimately defeat Republican Gov. Rick Scott, who leads. “Looking at historical data, Democrats tend to gain recounts, tend to gain […]

Scott PowersNovember 5, 2018

Another poll released Monday morning is showing the Democrats leading in Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races, this one from Quinnipiac University, which has both Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson up by seven points over their opponents, Republicans Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott. The Quinnipiac University Poll has Gillum, the Tallahassee Mayor, leading DeSantis, the […]

Scott PowersNovember 5, 2018

The latest poll, from NBC News/Marist, has Democrats Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson both leading by five points in Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. The new poll taken last week and released Monday morning shows Gillum, the Tallahassee Mayor, leading Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis, a former Congressman, 50 percent to 45 percent. Counter […]

Scott PowersSeptember 24, 2018

Two Democratic political committees that have been pounding Florida’s airwaves and social media pushing U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and opposing Republican Gov. Rick Scott‘s U.S. Senate bid are launching new ads that turn in another, more subtle direction. Senate Majority PAC and Priorities USA are jointly launching three new 15-second internet ads that encourage voter turnout, […]

Scott PowersOctober 6, 2016

Florida’s Hispanic voters are solidly behind Hillary Clinton, especially non-Republican voters, and less solidly behind Florida’s Hispanic Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, according to a new poll conducted by Associated Industries of Florida. The survey of 600 likely Hispanic voters — with 53 percent of them interviewed in Spanish — gives Clinton, Rubio, and his […]


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