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  • Profile features softer side of Ellyn Bogdanoff

    Profile features softer side of Ellyn Bogdanoff
    Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, has long been known for her tenacious style. A softer side of Bogdanoff was on display in a recent rundown of her rematch against Democratic state Sen. Maria Sachs. They’re set for do-over of...
  • Primary decides nearly half of legislative seats

    Primary decides nearly half of legislative seats
    TALLAHASSEE — The winners of almost half of the 120 Florida House seats have already been decided — or are all but decided. After Tuesday's primary elections, 46 seats have been won, either by candidates running unopposed or by candidates...
  • Nelson, Demings lead job of reviving state Democrats

    Nelson, Demings lead job of reviving state Democrats
    Stung by the Nov. 4 election, Florida Democrats are turning to two Central Florida leaders, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and former Orlando police Chief Val Demings, to try to figure out what went wrong. The duo will lead a task force examining the machinery...
  • Is negativity best way to decide an election?

    Is negativity best way  to decide an election?
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about rampant voter apathy in Florida. Now, I'm beginning to understand why so many people are so indifferent here. With early voting nearly complete, and Election Day itself imminent, it's impossible to turn on the TV without...
  • South Floridians go to the polls; some glitches reported

    South Floridians go to the polls; some glitches reported
    Voters across South Florida began casting their ballots as soon as the polls across the region opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, stopping on their way to work, to school or just arising early to perform a civic duty. After the number of voters arriving at...
  • Mayo: 10 things to look for on Election Night

    Mayo: 10 things to look for on Election Night
    Ten things to watch, along with some key questions and predictions, as Election Night 2014 unfolds: 1. Here's my macro, Big Question riddle of the night: With unemployment down, gas prices below $3, the stock market at record highs (17,383 Dow),...
  • Sachs defeats Bogdanoff in tight race

    Sachs defeats Bogdanoff in tight race
    Maria Sachs has done it again. In what has been the most closely watched Florida Senate race for two election cycles, state Sen. Sachs has defeated Ellyn Bogdanoff. Two years ago, Sachs faced fellow state Sen. Bogdanoff in an election as the two...
  • Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'

    Mayo: 'Hope and Change' has become 'Mope and Cringe'
    Winners, losers, questions and conclusions for South Florida and beyond after Election 2014: --My number one question after last night's Republican onslaught: When does Debbie Wasserman Schultz tender her resignation as Democratic National Committee...
  • Broward legislators' post-election wish list is packed

    It took just a few minutes into the meeting for Broward County's legislative district to find its new chair — Sen. Jeremy Ring. He was the only person nominated, and the vote was unanimous. Sen. Chris Smith nominated Ring. "Sen. Ring has...
  • Florida gambling's next step: Seminole compact

    Florida gambling's next step: Seminole compact
    The question of who will govern Florida is settled and there's a consensus on the next step in planning Florida's gambling future. But after that... Casino operators, legislators and others in the gambling industry met Tuesday for the annual Florida...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....