It will be virtually impossible for lawmakers to redraw two congressional districts deemed unconstitutional by a Tallahassee judge before the Nov. 4 general election, lawyers for the Department of State, the Legislature and county elections supervisors argued in court Thursday.
Qualifying gets underway Monday for candidates who want to run in Florida’s 2014 elections.
Term-limited state Rep. Eddy Gonzalez, R-Hialeah, has filed paperwork to run this year for Miami-Dade County property appraiser, according to the county supervisor of elections website.
University of Florida students will fight for the right to vote early on campus.
Two Democrats and one non-partisan candidate have filed paperwork during the past week to challenge Rep. Daphne Campbell, D-Miami, for her District 108 seat.
Election supervisors across the state have been notified that there will be no voter rolls purge of non-U.S. citizens in 2014.
Election Day for Florida governor isn’t until August, but Democrat Charlie Crist, on Monday, released a Web ad saying it’s ridiculous to blame him for his time as governor for Florida’s economic downturn, that instead the recession was caused by “guys like Rick Scott.”
The Republican Party of Florida is holding its annual meeting this weekend. Both Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi are scheduled to speak.
Some people in Doral admit they are tired of politics in the city. A proposal by the city’s charter review commission suggests changing the electoral process. Council members would take turns as mayor.
The clock is ticking, and with less than a year left before elections, both Governor Rick Scott and Charlie Crist are raising money at a rapid pace.