Republicans and Democrats cast ballots in 10 state Senate districts across Florida Tuesday. While some incumbents faced primary challenges, all of them prevailed. And look for some different faces in the Senate -- even if they have familiar names.
While the close battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meeks demolishing of Jeff Greene for the Democratic nomination in the U.S. Senate election won the headlines, there were a number of dramatic contests in congressional primaries across Florida on Tuesday.
Despite billionaire Jeff Greene unleashing millions against him, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate election on Tuesday.
This is it -- primary Election Day in Florida -- in a state of increasing national importance and political vigor. As the rest of America watches -- for that matter, as Florida intently watches itself -- voters go to the polls to decide who will be their party's nominees in Novembers general election.
Just like the 12th round of a close title fight when both boxers go for the knockout, Attorney General Bill McCollum and health-care executive Rick Scott, the leading candidates for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, are trying to land uppercuts and hooks before the bell, on this, the last day before the primary.
Using the new Florida chapter of his national PAC, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 and may again in 2012, sent an e-mail to supporters in the Sunshine State Friday afternoon, encouraging them to back candidates in Tuesdays primary elections.
The 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has found the setting up of large crosses along roads in memory of Utah state troopers killed in the line of duty to be unconstitutional, maintaining that it violated the Establishment Clause.
With less than a week until the primary election, President Barack Obama showed U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek his strongest support to date for the Democratic nomination in the U.S. Senate election in November.
A new poll from Quinnipiac University released Thursday has state CFO Alex Sink, the likely Democratic nominee, ahead of both of the Republicans in the gubernatorial race and has independent Gov. Charlie Crist ahead of Republican Marco Rubio and both of the leading Democrats in the U.S. Senate contest.
Reports are out that former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who now lives in Florida and has become increasingly active in Sunshine State politics despite placing fourth here in the 2008 Republican presidential primary, is expected to endorse Attorney General Bill McCollum in the GOP gubernatorial contest this weekend