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Rick Scott, Florida's Next Senator, Held Strong in Election Recount

November 18, 2018 - 6:15pm

Nearly two weeks after Election Day, Republican Gov. Rick Scott's victory in Florida's U.S. Senate race is official. Scott was declared the winner Sunday afternoon by 10,033 votes.

Careful Who You Listen To: EAA Reservoir Is Going Nowhere Fast

November 17, 2018 - 6:00am
On Oct. 14 a bulldozer crew cleared 560 acres on the reservoir site

You have to hand it to Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg.  The man knows how to work a con. He could play Harold Hill in “The Music Man” without anyone ever seeing the band uniforms. 

Snipes Misses Her Deadline by 2 Minutes; It Costs Scott and Caldwell Hundreds of Votes

November 16, 2018 - 6:00am
Election workers in Broward County feed ballots into machines

Somebody might buy Brenda Snipes' latest tale of woe, but it won't be a Republican.

Democrats Called Voters and Told Them to Break the Law: Can We Finally Say 'Fraud'?

November 15, 2018 - 6:00am

Conspiracy theories are bad, but conspiracies are worse. 

VoteVets, Liberal Dark-Money PAC, Sues to Validate Post-Election Day Ballots

November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Attorney Marc Elias maneuvered the VoteVets suit

It's been two years since we've seen them, but VoteVets, an influential liberal super PAC reliant on obscure funding sources, filed suit Monday in an effort to validate mail-in ballots received after Election Day. It's part of the Democrats’ ongoing effort to win the Florida gubernatorial and Senate victories in recounts.

The EAA Reservoir and the Endless Hypocrisy of the Everglades Foundation

November 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Gov. Charlie Crist stands as official witness as Shannon Estenoz, SFWMD vice chair, signs the U.S. Sugar deal's "Statement of Principles."


The fun and sometimes frustration of following the Everglades Foundation's shenanigans is this: It's all such a freaking hypocrisy factory.

After 25 years watching the Foundation with a notebook in my hand, I can smell one of their hypocrisies rising across the 'glades like a bloodhound sniffing out Pup-peroni in a garbage bin. It's a gift.

Finally Serial-Screwup Elections Supers Have Rick Scott's Attention; Governor Sues Snipes and Bucher

November 9, 2018 - 6:00am
Brenda Snipes, Rick Scott and Susan Bucher

Tim Canova must be laughing his backside off at the debacle unfolding over at Brenda Snipes' Crazytown.

Overnight Surprise: Rick Scott and Bill Nelson Head Towards a Recount

November 7, 2018 - 7:00am
Rick Scott and Bill Nelson

Apparently the race to claim a U.S. Senate seat isn't over in Florida. 

November Surprise! Ron DeSantis Is Florida's 46th Governor

November 6, 2018 - 11:45pm
Ron and Jeanette DeSantis and family

Few beyond the Republican Party of Florida believed former congressman Ron DeSantis could overcome the raucous Democratic and media stampede or the millions of out-of-state dollars behind it. But by 9:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, when the numbers no longer added up -- when there were fewer than 120,000 ballots uncounted in the state's blue counties -- it was over.

All But One Constitutional Amendment Passes

November 6, 2018 - 11:00pm

In the end, "bundling" amendments -- that is, lumping more than one issue into a single ballot measure, didn't turn voters off, because 11 of the 12 amendments passed handily, with more than the required 60 percent of the vote. 




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