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  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD Alexander...
  • How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy

    How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy
    TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America. But...
  • Sun Sentinel Election Results

    Sun Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • Central Florida Hispanic growth key to state’s two new congressional districts

     
    If there's power in numbers Hispanics in Central Florida have amassed quite a bit in the last decade. Their numbers have grown by 70 percent and now they top 900,000 in the I-4 corridor. The question now is how to turn that into political muscle. The...
  • Five Democratic legislators join Fair Districts lawsuit

     
    The federal judge in Miami who's hearing a lawsuit over implementation of the Fair Districts amendments can expect a crowded courtroom, as the Florida Democratic Party and five Democratic state legislators become the latest group seeking to intervene in...
  • Diaz-Balart is ‘most influential’ on redistricting

     
    The Roll Call website has put together a list of the 10 congressmen the publication believe carry the most influence on redistricting in their home states. Florida's designee: U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami, the ex-legislator who is currently...
  • Rep. Corrine Brown calls her meandering district the ‘most popular’ in America

     
    TALLAHASSEE –  At a Florida redistricting hearing in Jacksonville Monday, Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown called her meandering congressional district — stretching from the First Coast to Gainesville and touching Orlando — the “...
  • Brown again raising bucks to fight Fair Districts

     
    WASHINGTON — Don't like the Fair Districts amendments that passed last year? Disagree with how the provisions would push the Florida state legislature to create congressional districts that attempt to limit political influence and respect geographic...
  • Randolph to Cannon: Show me the legal fees for redistricting

     
    When the Legislature's redistricting committee heard public testimony at the Bob Carr Center in Orlando Wednesday, one local lawmaker was notable by his absence: House Speaker Dean Cannon, R-Winter Park. Cannon's spokeswoman had said he stayed away so...
  • Florida Elections 2012: No Time to Waste

     
    I never like the smell of fire…but I especially don’t when it smells like the odor of our taxpayer money burning or legislators wasting valuable time in Tallahassee. Let’s call it the Legislature’s redistricting shenanigans…...
  • Miami judge upholds ‘Fair Districts’ amendment

     
    By Anthony Man MIAMI – A federal judge ruled Friday that the voter-approved reform to the way Florida draws its congressional districts doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro issued her decision after hearing...