| Aug 23, 2014
| 1:45 PM
TAVARES — Election? What election?
Yes, Lake County residents, there's an election on Tuesday. You wouldn't know it based on the results from early voting, however.
"It's just been the worst turnout that we've had since early voting began,"...
| 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 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....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Get ready for the second coming of Crist.
When Charlie Crist stepped to the microphones Monday in St. Petersburg, he instantly changd the dynamics of Florida politics and set in motion a 52-week campaign that could end up making history: a former...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Six South Florida couples who want to get married, but can't because they're gay, filed a lawsuit against the state on Tuesday seeking to overturn the Sunshine State's ban on same-sex marriage.
Their lawsuit argues that preventing same-sex couples...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:51 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's gubernatorial showdown is already a two-horse race in the eyes of many.
But Democratic former state Sen. Nan Rich of Weston made it clear Tuesday she isn't giving Charlie Crist a free pass to her party's nomination.