Republican Party Of Florida
Tom Slade — a hard-drinking, seafaring tactician who steered Republicans to political dominance in Florida — died Monday in Orange Park at age 78 from complications associated with heart failure.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is defending an attack ad where a man claimed he was swindled by gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist and convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
Normally, this would be the point where Gov. Rick Scott would turn his attention to former Gov. Charlie Crist, the newly approved Democratic nominee. After a primary season that was merely a formality for Scott, and only marginally less so for Crist, the incumbent Republican would unleash his financial advantage on his Democratic challenger.
The race for governor in the state of Florida could have some interesting effects depending on who is elected.
Pinellas County school district officials are asking former Florida Governor Charlie Crist to stop airing an ad filmed at an area school.
In a split vote that underscored the challenges Gov. Rick Scott faces from within his own party in his re-election effort, over the weekend Florida Republicans elected a new leader.
A Republican consultant trying to keep hundreds of pages of redistricting-related documents secret is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the release of the records in the latest twist in a legal battle over Florida’s congressional districts.
The head of the state’s Democratic Party is contending that Florida’s Republican Governor’s campaign broke the state’s finance laws.
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.”
Gov. Rick Scott announced who will manage his re-election campaign Friday and it requires shuffling around in the governor’s office and the Republican Party of Florida.