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Election 2012

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

In Effort To Keep Seat In Congress, Allen West Spent $18M

According to federal campaign finance records, show that Rep. Allen West spent $18 million in his failed bid against Patrick Murphy — the most expensive House race in the country.

CBS4–12/08/2012

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Governor Rick Scott, Carlos Migoya and Dan Gelber

Jim DeFede’s exclusive interview with Governor Rick Scott as well as interviews with Dan Gelber on the election debacle and Jackson’s CEO, Carlos Migoya on healthcare.

CBS4–12/02/2012

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

Rep. West Gets Recount Of St. Lucie Early Votes Saturday

Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Jeff Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: A Breakdown of Election 2012

Jim DeFede examines Tuesday’s election with Marc Caputo of The Miami Herald and Jeff Garcia, a Democratic strategist who helped defeat both David Rivera and Allen West.

CBS4–11/11/2012

Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Jim DeFede grills Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez on the election mess.

CBS4–11/11/2012

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

West Remains Defiant, Despite New Election Results

The state of Florida says Republican Rep. Allen West lost his re-election bid by 2,442 votes. West, however, refuses to concede.

CBS4–11/10/2012

President Obama In Miami

Four Days After Polls Close, Barack Obama Wins Florida

Narrowly avoiding a recount, President Barack Obama can finally claim victory in Florida.

CBS4–11/10/2012

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Sat. Deadline Passes Without New Tally From Broward, Palm Beach

It’s been four long days since polls closed. A Saturday noon deadline for Florida counties to provide the state with unofficial vote tallies passed with no new numbers.

CBS4–11/10/2012

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GOP’s Grip On Florida Congress Loosens, But Not Much

The GOP lost a little ground in Florida’s congressional delegation Tuesday night, but how much ground is still unknown, almost 24 hours after polls closed.

CBS4–11/07/2012

Adam Hasner & Lois Frankel  (Source: CBS4)

Frankel Wins District 22 Congressional Seat

One of the most contentious and expensive Congressional campaigns went to the Democrats in the 22nd Congressional District that includes part of Broward and Palm Beach counties.

CBS Miami–11/06/2012

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