As the clock continues to count down toward the end of the election, candidates crossed Florida at a maddening pace on Friday trying to get supporters out to the polls.
U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, the Republican candidate running to be the states next commissioner of agriculture and consumer services, unveiled backing from prominent Florida Democrats on Thursday while his Democratic rival Scott Maddox continued launching attacks.
Whos ahead in the gubernatorial race? It depends on who you ask. But one thing is clear -- the contest is shaping up into the tightest battle for the governors mansion since Lawton Chiles held off Jeb Bush in 1994 by the skin of his teeth.
With news emerging Thursday that he would appear on the cover of Time magazine, former House Speaker Marco Rubio, the Republican and leading candidate in the race for the U.S. Senate, continued reaching out to voters in North Florida. He attended events in the Panhandle on Wednesday and headed to Orange Park, Lake City and Ocala on Thursday. Rubio will focus on Central Florida during the weekend
Attack ads are being run across the Sunshine State as the race to be Floridas next attorney general has gone to the dogs -- literally.
With less than a week remaining until the election, prominent national conservatives -- including Sarah Palin, Ralph Reed and Newt Gingrich -- are taking center stage in Florida, trying to turn out the vote for Republican candidates.
With Barack Obama winning more than 66 percent of the district in 2008 and Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor winning more than 70 percent of the vote that year, Republican Mike Prendergast, a retired Army officer and one time aide to U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, has his work cut out for him if he wants to knock off the incumbent.
Mired in third place in the polls, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kendrick Meek unleashed a new line of attack against Republican Marco Rubio who is the clear front-runner in the race.
As the close contest to be Floridas next governor enters its final week, Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican candidate Rick Scott crossed lances in their last debate of a contentious election fight -- this time involving national rather than state issues, and this time showing the country a verbal bare-knuckle brawl, Florida-style.
With little more than a week to go until the election next Tuesday, the attacks are flying in the battle to be Floridas next attorney general.On Monday, Democratic candidate Sen. Dan Gelber jabbed Republican nominee Pam Bondi as they continue to fight for attention from voters more familiar with the dramatic gubernatorial and U.S. Senate contests.