Election 2018

Judge Upholds Ballot Measure On County Offices

Aug 10, 2018
The White House / Via Wikimedia Commons

Florida voters have the right to decide whether all local constitutional officers, including sheriffs and tax collectors, should be elected, a Leon County judge ruled.

All of the six candidates running for Duval County’s District 6 School Board seat participated in a forum Thursday evening hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund downtown.

In Forum At JU, Democratic Governor Hopefuls Stick To Their Talking Points

Aug 10, 2018
Sam Bogle

The five Democrats running to become Florida’s next governor stuck to their talking points and had no chance to clash in a low-key town hall Thursday in Jacksonville.

DeSantis, Putnam Debate For Final Time At JU

Aug 9, 2018
Via News Service of Florida

In their second and final debate for the Republican nomination for governor, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis clashed Wednesday over President Donald Trump, Florida’s water crisis and campaign contributions.

All five of the candidates running for Duval County’s District 2 School Board seat participated in a forum Wednesday evening hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund downtown.

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Just a day after receiving the case, the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously agreed to take up a battle about whether a proposed ban on greyhound racing should go on the November ballot.

Putnam, DeSantis At JU Wednesday Night For Debate On 89.9 WJCT-FM And WJXT-TV 4

Aug 8, 2018
JOHN RAOUX / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Entering the final three weeks before the Aug. 28 primary election, Republican gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Adam Putnam will tangle Wednesday night in a broadcast debate in Jacksonville.

Four of the six candidates running for Duval County’s District 4 School Board seat participated in a downtown forum Tuesday evening hosted by the Jacksonville Public Education Fund.

GOP Has Early Lead In Mail-In Ballots

Aug 7, 2018
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Nearly 260,000 people have already voted in the Aug. 28 primary elections, with Republicans having an early edge over Democrats in returning vote-by-mail ballots, according to figures updated Monday morning by the Florida Division of Elections.

Via News Service of Florida

Attorneys for the state moved quickly Thursday to appeal a circuit judge’s ruling that would block a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at banning greyhound racing in Florida.

Brynn Anderson / Associated Press

With one candidate equating this year’s election to the Normandy battle and another proclaiming it “the most important election in Florida’s history,” five Democrats seeking to succeed Gov. Rick Scott briefly took off the gloves in Thursday night's debate prior to the Aug. 28 primary.

A Look At How The Gubernatorial Candidates Are Targeting Florida’s Water Problems

Aug 2, 2018
EDIE WIDDER / VIA ST. JOHNS RIVERKEEPER

As they address environmental issues on the campaign trail, Florida’s gubernatorial candidates are all for doing what is necessary to eliminate toxic algae outbreaks and for preserving natural springs and rivers.

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A circuit judge on Wednesday knocked a greyhound-racing ban off the November ballot, calling the proposed constitutional amendment misleading and “outright trickeration.”

In the Republican race to be Florida's next Governor, candidate Ron DeSantis is now on the offensive thanks to an endorsement by President Donald Trump.

Florida Governor Rick Scott last week announced he’d approved approximately $10 million in voting-security grant requests from the state’s elections supervisors.

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