Florida Senator Bill Nelson and GOP challenger Connie Mack IV have both sailed to easy wins in their primary races.
The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday that it will be monitoring Tuesday’s primary elections in Florida and Wisconsin.
This Tuesday voters will head to the polls to cast their ballots in Florida’s Primary Election. However, outside of some local, legislative and congressional races, the election could be a bit of a snoozer.
Early voting for the August primary is already well underway, but the results in Broward County have been slim, while Miami-Dade is seeing large number voting by absentee ballot.
In 2000, hanging chads and butterfly ballots threw the presidential election in Florida into chaos. In 2012, a challenge to the state’s early GOP presidential primary could make for some volatility as well.
Coming off a big win in the Florida Primary, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney said Wednesday that the fight for the nomination so far has toughened him for the challenges ahead.
Fort Lauderdale mayor Jack Seiler crushed two challengers, keeping his post as mayor by winning 75% of the vote in Tuesday’s Fort Lauderdale Mayoral election.
Newt Gingrich came into the Florida Primary race with plenty of momentum after easily defeating Mitt Romney in South Carolina. But Gingrich has stumbled badly and it is projected by several news organizations that he will lose Florida’s primary.
Republicans Ron Paul and Rick Santorum ignored Florida’s primary and campaigned out the west Tuesday, turning their attention to delegate-rich caucus states and vowing to remain in the presidential contest.
The polls are closed and tabulations for the Republican presidential primary have begun in most of the Sunshine State.