Elections 2020

Updated at 9:40 p.m.

Just ahead of the single most important day of the Democratic primary, former Vice President Joe Biden picked up the endorsements of two former rivals.

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., who ended his own White House bid Sunday night, appeared with Biden at a barbecue restaurant in Dallas Monday evening.

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A proposal in the legislature could change how recounts are conducted in Florida. The measure hinges on an auditing system that at least one local supervisor says is better at accessing digital copies of paper ballots than what's currently being used.

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Atlantic Beach Police Chief Michelle Cook has joined a crowded field looking to become Clay County’s next sheriff.

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Democrat LaShonda "LJ" Holloway launched her bid to unseat Congressman Al Lawson (D-FL 5) Tuesday. She noted she's a candidate from Jacksonville running against the Tallahassee-based incumbent.

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Nearly 6,000 inactive voters in Camden County, Ga. are in danger of not being able to participate in the state’s presidential preference primary next spring unless they let the elections office know they’re still around.

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Donna Deegan announced her candidacy to run as a Democrat against incumbent Jacksonville area Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL4), Thursday morning on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross.

Florida Increased Minimum Wage Issue On Verge Of Hitting Ballot Threshold

Oct 21, 2019
Left to right: US Rep. Matt Gaetz, John Morgan, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nunez.
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Backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually increase Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour are on the verge of submitting enough petition signatures to get on the November 2020 ballot.

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Now that St. Johns County Sheriff David Shoar has confirmed will not seek a fourth term in office, attention is turning to who will replace him.