2018 Election

Democrat Andrew Gillum has a nine point lead in the race for Florida’s governorship, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.

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If you haven’t already – it’s time to register to vote in advance of Florida’s November 6 general election.

Florida voters overwhelmingly support a proposal to restore felons’ voting rights, known as Amendment 4.

That was one finding in a University of North Florida poll out Monday.

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Gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum continue to be the biggest recipients of the state’s matching funds program,

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Democrat Andrew Gillum has a slight lead over Republican Ron DeSantis in the upcoming Florida gubernatorial election while Sen. Bill Nelson and Gov. Rick Scott are neck and neck in the Senate race, according to a new poll of likely voters from the Public Opinion Research Lab at the University of North Florida.

Arguing that the measures would violate First Amendment rights, an attorney for two plaintiffs urged the Florida Supreme Court  to uphold a lower-court ruling that would block three proposed constitutional amendments from going before voters in November. 

Via News Service of Florida

On Thursday’s one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria, Gov. Rick Scott made his eighth trip to Puerto Rico since the storm left the U.S. territory in tatters.

With money streaming in from across the country, Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum raised more than $2.7 million during the first week in September in their clash to become Florida governor.

Following his success in the August primary, Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum says he believes he’ll win Duval County in the general election.

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The candidates running for Northeast Florida’s 6th Congressional District have agreed to two debates before the November 6th general election.

When it comes to health care, Democratic candidate for Governor Andrew Gillum and his Republican opponent Ron DeSantis couldn't be further apart.

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Little more than a month before their showdown for a U.S. Senate seat, Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. Rick Scott will square off Oct. 2 in a debate hosted by Telemundo, the campaigns announced. 

DeSantis Resigns From Congress To Focus On Governor's Race

Sep 10, 2018
Via News Service of Florida

With the general election less than two months away, Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis resigned Monday from Congress to concentrate on his campaign against Democrat Andrew Gillum.

Florida democratic candidate for Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried is making medical marijuana a key part of her platform. The South Florida lobbyist is calling for federal legislation and vowing to expand the state’s medical marijuana industry.

Approximately one out of every four eligible voters in Florida cast a ballot in the state's primary elections last month. 

Voter turnout was up, but not by much. Eighteen percent of voters cast a ballot four years ago, in the 2014 primary midterms, compared to the roughly 25 percent who did in the primaries this year. 

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