| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:34 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner told a judge Friday that the state couldn't organize special elections to fill seven newly drawn congressional seats until March 2015 at the earliest.
But even that schedule "in all likelihood...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Viviana Janer is a Democratic nominee campaigning for a seat on the Osceola County Commission. She's also newly jobless.
Her longtime employer, Marriott Vacations Worldwide, fired her after giving her an ultimatum: Quit the campaign or lose your job....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It's hard, but not impossible, for a challenger to knock out a sitting member of Congress. Four of Florida's U.S. representatives lost their seats two years ago.
Another set of challengers has taken aim at incumbents this year. It's still not clear what...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:43 PM
U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson easily brushed aside challengers from within their parties Tuesday while a surprise opposition candidate emerged in another Central Florida district.
Mica faced three opponents for the Republican Party's...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:49 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Hoping to avoid a chaotic election delay, lawmakers released a re-drawn congressional map Thursday that would shift the borders of seven U.S. House districts throughout Central Florida.
On the first day of a court-ordered special...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:45 AM
Jorge Bonilla and Peter Vivaldi, former opponents of Carol Platt for the Republican nomination in Congressional District 9, pledged their full support and assistance for Platt in her battle to unseat Democrat U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando, her...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:14 AM
In local public-affairs programming this weekend the topics range from politics and health to smart sensors and human trafficking.
On "Flashpoint," Ginger Gadsden visits the Arnold Palmer Medical Center at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. The center...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Charlie Crist and Florida Democrats kicked off their 2014 general election campaign with a declaration of unity highlighted by the woman he defeated in Tuesday's primary.
"I am truly happy to be here," said Nan Rich, a former state senator from Weston...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:15 AM
On August 26 Central Florida Republicans will pick congressional candidates in three Central Florida districts, including one in which a longtime incumbent faces opposition.
Eleven-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Mica, Winter Park, faces...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Three Democrats are battling in the August 26 primary for the chance to face Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Webster this fall, and another Democrat is taking on Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the primary.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Three Republicans and two Democrats face off in the Aug. 26 primaries for the District 2 seat on the Osceola County Commission.
On the GOP side, incumbent John "Q" Quiñones is being challenged by former School Board member Julius Melendez and...