Voters in Florida’s 13th Congressional District began going to the polls early Tuesday morning to cast their ballot on who should replace the late Representative Bill Young.
The race to replace the late Representative Bill Young between Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly will come to a crescendo Tuesday in a special election. Both sides see a potential victory as validation for their respective world view heading into 2014’s mid-term elections.
Vice President Joe Biden will be traveling to Coral Gables Wednesday night to help raise money for the Congressional campaign of Alex Sink.
The three candidates who are seeking to replace the late Congressman Bill Young held their first debate on Monday night.
A longtime aide to U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young clinched the Republican nomination Tuesday for a special election to fill the House seat of the late lawmaker.
Alex Sink, former chief financial officer for Florida and 2010 gubernatorial candidate, has set her eyes on a larger role in politics in the U.S. Congress.
Florida’s former chief financial officer Alex Sink said Friday she will not run for the governor’s seat in 2014.
If former Governor Charlie Crist runs for his old job as a Democrat against Republican Governor Rick Scott, Crist would trounce Scott by double-digits, according to the latest poll from Quinnipiac University.
Governor Rick Scott has sought recently to moderate his message and diverge to a degree from his tea party past. But it may not be enough as a new poll shows Governor Scott with a lot of ground to make up against the presumed Democratic nominee Charlie Crist.
A memorial service is scheduled for Friday in Tampa to remember the life of former gubernatorial candidate Bill McBride.