A Miami lawyer is leading the charge to open Florida’s primaries. Gene Stearns, a member of a bi-partisan activist group, said the change is needed because data suggests more and more voters in the state are choosing no party affiliation.
George Sheldon won the title of Democratic primary for attorney general.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist is back in South Florida campaigning days before the primary elections.
Monday is the last day to register to vote in the August 26th primary election. The Primary Election not only has party-specific races, but also nonpartisan races that are applicable to all registered voters—regardless of party affiliation.
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.