| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:30 PM
About 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office finished counting ballots from all of the county's 577 precincts.
Less than 600 absentee ballots were still being counted, but Supervisor Brenda Snipes said they would finish this...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Turnout was light but steady for the primary election held today across Central Florida and the rest of the state.
Polls closed at 7 p.m.
Central Florida voters were choosing candidates for county commissioner, judge and School Board. They'll...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:37 PM
In case you haven't been paying attention, an election is almost upon us.
It's called the August primary, but that's something of a misnomer. This will be the final say for voters in many nonpartisan local races, notably ones to elect local judges and...
| Aug 10, 2014
She's a 72-year-old Jewish grandmother from Weston, and she wants to be Florida's next governor. She doesn't have money for TV ads, just mailers and robo-calls. Last week, in front of a small Delray Beach crowd that looked a lot like her – mostly...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:20 AM
It was an event tailor made for those who savor politics, and as it turns out, more than 350 of them showed up.
But it was also the ideal event for political candidates, who also took advantage of the event to meet and greet prospective voters, and also...
| Aug 6, 2014
THE VILLAGES — Annette Taddeo, chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's choice as a running mate, will make an appearance before the Democratic faithful Saturday.
Taddeo will speak at a meeting of...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Here's reprint of my Sunday print column, about Charlie Crist's refusal to debate (or mostly acknowledge) his primary opponent, Nan Rich of Weston, a lifelong Democrat who spent a long time in the Florida Legislature:
She's a 72-year-old Jewish...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:39 PM
This weekend's public-affairs programs include a hospital visit, an adoption discussion, a look at Florida's obesity problem and candidate interviews. The lineup:
"Central Florida Spotlight" goes on location to Nemours Children's Hospital at 12:30 p.m....
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:40 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- After Gov. Rick Scott and his allies poured $14 million into ads since March, Florida Democrats are finally responding with a familiar line of attack: Medicare fraud.
The Florida Democratic Party unveiled an ad buy Tuesday aimed at...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode.
• On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:03 AM
UPDATED: Gov. Rick Scott's answers are posted below.
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott is once again taking his re-election pitch to what he hopes will be the friendly confines of the web that is world wide.
The Republican governor is taking questions on...