| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Never mind that he’s not yet their nominee. A large contingent of Palm Beach County political leaders turned out Tuesday to help Democratic governor candidate Charlie Crist launch his campaign effort against Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:53 AM
In an illustration of how important South Florida – in particular the Democratic bastion of Broward County – is to his hopes of becoming governor, Charlie Crist plans to hold his primary election night party in Fort Lauderdale.
| May 14, 2014
| 2:16 PM
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, who’s seeking re-election with Gov. Rick Scott at the head of the Republican Party, said Scott’s fortunes are looking better.
Putnam said Scott, who’s consistently trailed former Gov. Charlie...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich raised $20,748 in cash for her campaign account in April, while also receiving $34,583 in in-kind contributions, newly filed reports show.
Rich, a former Senate minority leader from Weston, is far behind...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws.
The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:02 PM
– Gov. Rick Scott visited a senior center Tuesday to warn about cuts he said Obamacare is forcing in a popular version of the Medicare health program and to collect their horror stories.
What he found was a satisfied group with few complaints....
| May 19, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Nan Rich says she’s in the race to the end.
The end, to Rich and more than 100 supporters who gathered Friday evening for the official opening of her campaign office in Weston, is winning the governor’s race in November.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
[UPDATED with response from George Platt]
The county ethics code put a damper on elected officials asking -- and coercing -- people to help out their pet charities and causes.
But lobbyists can still do it, winning points with elected officials....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Karin Hoffman of Lighthouse Point, founder of the tea party group DC Works For US, is running for the Florida Senate.
In a filing with the state Division of Elections, Hoffman indicated she plans to seek the Republican nomination for the Broward-Palm...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Gov. Rick Scott’s administration turned to Bill Scherer, the prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer and Republican fundraiser, to represent the state in a campaign-season case widely seen as something aimed at making Democratic governor candidate...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.
The district includes...