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.
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.
Florida’s chief financial officer will be staying in Tallahassee. Republican incumbent Jeff Atwater has been elected to another term as Florida’s CFO.
After months of campaigning and millions of dollars spent on television and radio ads, former Florida Governor Charlie Crist gave it one last shot before the polls close at 7 p.m.
Millions of dollars have been spent on campaign ads leading up to Tuesday’s General Election. While the focus has been on the tight race between Governor Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist, voters in Broward have a number of other issues to decide. One of the biggest is whether to approve an $800 million bond to improve the county’s schools.
It seems that the bitter tone of the campaign ads that aired throughout Florida’s race for governor extended to the voting booth Tuesday.
While jobs and education have been key factors in Florida’s too-close-to-call race for Governor, so has climate change.
As Governor Rick Scott was joined by Senator Marco Rubio Saturday on the Get Out The Vote Early bus tour, candidate Charlie Crist prepared for a big name to provide support Sunday.
Charlie Crist has berated Gov. Rick Scott for not accepting federal dollars to expand Medicaid; the state and federally funded program that provides medical care to the poor.