Florida’s lowest-paid workers will get a raise Jan. 1, but a higher minimum wage sought by state and national Democrats doesn’t appear on the immediate legislative horizon.
The 2014 election wasn’t a good one for Florida’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
Jim goes one-on-one with Annette Taddeo, for her first sit-down interview since losing the election. The Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor and Jim discuss the failed campaign to unseat Rick Scott. When did they know they were in trouble? What was it like in the room as the results came in? And why can’t Democrats get their act together?
The Democratic plan meant to get Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s gubernatorial seat for the next four years failed on Tuesday evening.
Manually and methodically, several Broward County elections workers are still inserting Broward voters’ absentee ballots into counting machines. A day after the election, those 10,000 ballots could have an impact.
By a margin of approximately 71,000 votes, Governor Rick Scott defeated challenger Charlie Crist to win re-election. Scott received 48.3 percent to Crist’s 47 percent.
After a hotly contested race, Charlie Crist conceded defeat to Governor Rick Scott in a brief speech to supporters in a nearly empty ballroom in a St. Petersburg resort shortly before midnight.
Florida Governor Rick Scott will remain in office for four more years after winning the gubernatorial race.
Candidate for Governor, Charlie Crist, had an emergency motion to extend the voting hours in Broward County until 9 p.m. denied by a judge Tuesday night.
A steady trickle of voters made their way in and out of polling sites across Miami-Dade County on Tuesday.