Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state’s political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.
Florida’s unemployment rate has dropped again and is now right in line with national rate.
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.
Florida Governor Rick Scott will remain in office for four more years after winning the gubernatorial race.
The daughter of former Democratic Sen. and Gov. Bob Graham beat Republican Congressman Steve Southerland in one of the country’s most expensive congressional races.
Medical marijuana in the state of Florida will not become legal this election year. Florida voters have rejected the sale and distribution of medical marijuana in the state.
Voters gave the go ahead to the expansion of Florida International University onto the Miami-Dade County Youth Fairgrounds.
Republican Adam Putnam was re-elected as Florida’s agriculture commissioner on Tuesday evening.
Republican Pam Bondi was re-elected as Florida’s attorney general on Tuesday.
Florida’s chief financial officer will be staying in Tallahassee. Republican incumbent Jeff Atwater has been elected to another term as Florida’s CFO.