This November voters in Miami-Dade will decide if the county can raise property taxes to finance a new courthouse.
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.
Former U.S. Representative Allen West made his name with infamous comments like his Joseph McCarthy-like claim that 80 Democrats in Congress were communists and other fiery rhetoric. After several months out of the political sphere, West is coming back with Fox News.
In just a few weeks, voters across South Florida will pick their representatives. In Miami-Dade County, a county commission race will feature two career politicians with very different visions of the future.
Historically speaking, a high turnout for absentee ballots has favored the Republican Party. This year, while Republicans are enjoying a lead, Democrats have started to chip away at the absentee ballot numbers and it’s generated a new emphasis on getting the vote out early.
On the heels of two national polls showing President Barack Obama has a seven-point lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, a new Fox News Poll increases the lead to a full nine points.
Voters in five Florida counties will be allowed to begin casting their primary votes Monday, while most of the state will wait until next Saturday
As the Republican Party slowly starts to rally around likely-nominee Mitt Romney, attention will quickly turn to who the former Massachusetts governor will pick as his running mate. Chief among the VP candidate will be Florida Senator Marco Rubio who will be making waves ahead of the Republican National Convention.
Overlooked in Florida, Rick Santorum has come storming back in the battle for the Republican presidential nomination. But whoever the candidate the GOP picks may not stand a chance against President Barack Obama.
A new poll showed President Barack Obama in a statistical tie with likely GOP-nominee Mitt Romney.