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Florida Election 2012

Huge Number Of Floridians Didn't Vote Because Of Long Lines: Report

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

At least 201,000 Florida voters did not cast ballots on Election Day 2012 because they were discouraged by long lines at polling places, according to ...

Rick Scott Flip-Flops After Early Voting Criticism

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) announced a new proposal Thursday to reform the state’s election laws, including a plan to increase the nu...

Black Caucus: Scott Has A Lot Of Work To Do

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) faced sharp criticism Tuesday during a session with two dozen members of the state legislature's black caucus. The ...

Allen West Pays The Price

Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) paid the price for his failed campaign to serve another term in the House of Representatives. The controversial congressma...

Romney Campaign: We Lost Florida

Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign said that President Barack Obama won the state of Florida in the race for the White House. The Miami Herald reports that Ro...

Absentee Ballot Count FINALLY Finished

Posted 01.08.2013 | Miami

Forty-one hours after polls closed, the absentee ballot count is finally over in Miami-Dade county. Officials finished counting the ballots Thursd...

Ryan Grim

Alan Grayson Victory Is Biggest Comeback In House History | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Alan Grayson, a Democrat, won his House race in Florida on Tuesday night over his Republican challenger Todd Long. Grayson was first elect...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Election Results: Democratic Newcomer Patrick Murphy Prevails | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) isn't coming back to Congress. After months of battling through one of the nastiest and most expensive races...

Connie Mack Projected To Lose Florida Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) was projected to fall in Florida's Senate race against incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), according to the Associated Pres...

Bill Nelson Projected Winner Of Florida Senate Race

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson was projected the winner over Republican Rep. Connie Mack in the Florida Senate race on Tuesday night by the AP. Nelso...

LOOK: Florida Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the Florida election results for the 2012 presidential election, the state's Senate race and House contests and how citizens...

LOOK: Floridians Hit The Polls

Posted 11.07.2012 | Miami

Florida may be synonymous with hanging chads and now the apparent inability to vote without causing a ruckus, but residents have been out in full forc...

12 Reasons to Vote in 2012

Joanna Popper | Posted 01.06.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

537 people decided the fate of the election in 2004. If it comes down like that again, why not be one of them?

Florida Election Captures Political Spotlight On Decision Day

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The Florida election is in the spotlight on Tuesday as Barack Obama and Mitt Romney aim to secure the state's coveted 29 electoral votes in the presid...

Behind Absentee Voting & Early Voting Figures In Florida

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The outcome of the Florida election on Tuesday is likely to play a critical role in determining whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney will win the race ...

Jason Linkins

Bill Nelson Holds Lead Over Connie Mack In Florida Senate Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

In Florida, incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson is matched up against Connie Mack IV (nee Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV), the son of former Flori...

We Should Have Seen This Coming

Charles L. Zelden | Posted 01.05.2013 | College
Charles L. Zelden

Twelve years ago, Florida exposed the many administrative, structural and procedural flaws in how we organize and run our elections. Yet instead of fixing these problems, we multiplied them.

Mitt Romney's Not-So-Magical Mystery Tour

Jerry Lanson | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

One day to go, and all politically obsessed Americans have paper bags on standby to breathe into if their side tanks. Who votes, where and in what numbers will determine the outcome of this election.

Vote NOW

Joanna Popper | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Joanna Popper

I voted early last week. I waited three hours in the sun. When I finally got to the voting booth I spent another 25 minutes on the ballot even with two cheat sheets for amendments and questions.

Amanda Terkel

Florida Early Voting Mayhem: Voters Face Long Lines At The Polls As Rick Scott Refuses To Budge | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Once again, Florida and its problems at the polls are at the center of an election. Early voting is supposed to make it easier for pe...

Stay in Line

National Council of La Raza | Posted 01.02.2013 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

So what can we do, just a few days out from a critical election? Stay in line. Don't let the wait discourage you; there is too much at stake for our community and for your family. Be proactive and make a plan.

Early Voters Set Records In South Florida

Posted 10.29.2012 | Miami

A whopping 25,002 people stood in line to cast ballots on Saturday, according to Miami-Dade election officials, setting a county record on the first d...

Joe Is for Jobs -- My Economic Blueprint for South Florida

Rep. Joe Garcia | Posted 12.24.2012 | Miami
Rep. Joe Garcia

I love our community and am unapologetically optimistic about its future, but we cannot meet our most pressing challenges if we are constantly distracted by scandals and the pettiness of our politics.

GOP Candidate: 'United Nations Should Be Kicked Off Of American Soil'

Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Florida GOP Senate candidate Connie Mack had harsh words for the United Nations while on the campaign trail on Tuesday. Mack, who is running to uns...

Look Which '90s Sitcom Star Made The Florida Ballot!

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Miami

* Comedian is candidate of Peace and Freedom Party * Florida has liberal ballot access rules MIAMI, Oct 11 (Reuters) - C...