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  • LWV joins Dems in asking for early-vote extension

     
    The League of Women Voters is joining the chorus of otherwise-Democratic voices asking Gov. Rick Scott to extend early voting hours through Sunday. Like Florida Democratic Party chair Rod Smith and former state Sen. Dan Gelber, D-Miami Beach, league...
  • FDP Chair Rod Smith to join Castor Dentel at early voting rally

     
    Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith is headed to Orlando to hold an early voting rally with Karen Castor Dentel, the Maitland elementary school teacher in the midst of an expensive and ugly race for House District 30 against Rep. Scott Plakon, R-...
  • Dave Aronberg to run for AG

     
    By Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE -- State Sen. Dave Aronberg, D-Greenacres, is preparing to declare he's running for Florida Attorney General in 2010, an informed source said. Aronberg could face a three-way primary against fellow...
  • As Sink and Scott sprint to the finish, GOP beat Democrats in early voting

     
    GAINESVILLE — Democrat Alex Sink and Republican Rick Scott crisscrossed Florida to scrounge for pockets of votes Monday in a gubernatorial contest hinging on whether Sink can capture enough independents and GOP voters to survive the ant...
  • Sink holes up in Tampa hotel room to await returns

     
    The doors just opened to Democratic gubernatorial nominee Alex Sink's victory party at the Marriott Waterside in downtown Tampa, where supporters will be watching returns on a pair of oversized television screens in a hotel ballroom. The campaign says...
  • With Dems routed, Thurman falls on her sword

     
    To no one's surprise, Florida Democratic Party chair Karen Thurman announced her resignation today. It had been expected since the party was routed on election night — Republicans now control the governor's office, the Cabinet, more than two-...
  • Only has-beens need apply

     
    Florida's Democratic Party Chairman Karen Thurman announced she would be leaving her post a few days after the drubbing the party took in this year's election. Democrats were shut out in all five statewide races — the four Cabinet positions a...
  • Palm Beach County Democratic out of race for state chairman

     
    Palm Beach County Democratic Chairman Mark Alan Siegel is out of the race for state Democratic Party chairman. He said Wednesday he's endorsing the Rod Smith, a former state senator, former Alachua County state attorney, unsuccessful 2010 lieutenant...
  • Lt. Gov Rod Smith? …. Shrug

     
    The latest rumblings suggest Alex Sink will announce former State Sen. Rod Smith as her pick for lieutenant governor. Ho-hum. I'm not sure Smith brings much to the ticket. (Then again, I'm not sure most Floridians give a whit about this whole running-...
  • Dems schedule unity rallies for Saturday, including one at UCF

     
    The Republican Party of Florida is still trying to get its act together after its nasty gubernatorial primary — and Bill McCollum's statement saying he has “serious problems” with gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott's integrity won't help....
  • More election tidbits: On Scott vs. Sink and Barbara Sharief

     
    More post-primary thoughts: --Much is being made by national political analysts about Tuesday's turnout in Florida, with more Republicans than Democrats voting on Tuesday, and what it might portend for the November races for governor and U.S. Senate....