Geller, Cortes To Join House Democrats Despite a dismal night for their party, Democratic newcomers Joe Geller and John Cortes defeated Republican opponents Tuesday to win seats in the Florida House.
Florida Voting Boss Takes Fact-Finding To BrowardAs Broward County Elections prepares for another election in January, Wednesday the county took a step back to look at what happened in November.
State Officials Meet To Discuss Miami-Dade Election ProblemsA special team formed by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to investigate the problems in last month’s election met Tuesday afternoon in Miami-Dade with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
Opinion: Amazing 'Stupid Things'Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying "stupid things," but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.
Recount Deadline Missed, West Campaign To Challenge LossAnother defeat for GOP Rep. Allen West in his bid to retain his District 18 seat. On Sunday, elections officials missed their noon deadline to report results of a two-day recount. This will apparently seal the unofficial results giving the win to Democrat Patrick Murphy.
West Gets Slight Bump In Recount, Still LosesIn the hotly contested Florida District 18 congressional race, a partial recount Sunday in St. Lucie County gave incumbent Allen West a slight bump, but not enough to warrant a full recount or end threats of a lawsuit from his campaign.
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Florida Finally Tallies Votes, Obama WonFour days after the election, Florida has finally tallied up its votes. "It's done. It's finished," voter Norma Cameron said. "Thank God."
Miami-Dade Finishes Ballot CountThe counting of absentee ballots at Miami-Dade Elections headquarters has wrapped up. “I’m pleased to announce that Miami-Dade County is the first of the large counties to complete it’s tabulation process,” announced Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.
Broward To Tackle Provisional BallotsBroward County election department workers will tackle provisional ballots on Thursday as they move toward closing out the November General Election.
Ballots Still Being Counted In Miami-DadeThe November’s Election Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean ballots still aren’t being counted.
Election Day Lines Blamed On Long Ballot In BrowardMore than 725,000 registered voters in Broward cast ballots in the 2012 presidential election, marking a 64 percent turnout.
Additional Planning May Have Eased Election Day DelaysTwelve years after Florida’s presidential election debacle which made the term “hanging chad” a common household term, some argue that we haven’t come very far.
Obama Holds Slim Lead In Florida, Votes Still Being TalliedWhile the presidency has already been decided, the state of Florida still hasn't been declared to be a win for President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.
Garcia Defeats David Rivera In District 26The race for Florida’s 26th district congressional seat has been one of the most bitter in recent memory.