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Fl Election 2012

It's Official: Obama Wins Florida

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Florida's 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West Election Results: Democratic Newcomer Patrick Murphy Prevails

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Carlos Harrison

Marco Rubio, Telegenic Tea Party Senator, Remains On Sideline Despite Talk Of VP Pick

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 02.02.2012 | Latino Voices

As the Republican frontrunners battled for the vote in Florida, the primary race seemed to be as much about the state's freshman senator, Marco Rubio,...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Campaign Threatens To Take Florida Challenge To Convention Floor

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top official with the Newt Gingrich campaign said Thursday that the former House speaker would take a challenge over the allocation of...

The Florida Vote And The Campaign Of The Absurd

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 04.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Lerner

To really lure Hispanics, Romney said he'll veto the DREAM Act, which would give some undocumented youth a path to legalization, and Gingrich said he'll veto only half of it. Both promised English only in government.

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Not Quite The Life Of The Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Is Newt Gingrich the Tea Party candidate? The former House Speaker (R-Ga.) won 45 percent of the vote from Florida voters who "stro...

Carlos Harrison

After Florida, It's A New Game For Latinos

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 04.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Now the Republican candidates go through the "Latino Looking Glass." Mitt Romney's decisive win in Florida came with the resounding support of the st...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: Winning Among Florida Hispanics Could Translate Nationally

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that a win in Florida would mean good things for his chances to win Hispanic voters overall. That might be ...

WATCH: Candidates Address Supporters After Florida Primary Results

Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Not long after the Florida 2012 primary results were projected, each of the Republican presidential candidates delivered speeches to their supporters ...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich: The Candidate Who Refuses To Operate Within Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It was like the election never happened. Long before the official results came out in Florida, before Newt Gingrich arrived for hi...

Exit Polls: Women 'Abandoned Newt' In Florida

AP | ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Women abandoned Newt Gingrich in droves Tuesday and helped fuel former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's triumph in Florida's Republ...

Howard Fineman

Democrats Planning On Doing To Mitt Romney What He Did To Newt Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- The nastiest campaign is about to get nastier -- and will stay that way all the way to November. The Democrats are planning to play the game ...

Ron Paul Supporter Allegedly Stomped On By Gingrich Security

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

When Eddie Dillard showed up outside a polling place in Florida wearing flip flops, he didn't expect it to be a problem. According to Yahoo News, t...

Ryan Grim

Ron Paul Beaten Badly In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul, after largely ignoring the primary campaign in Florida, was ignored by the state's voters tonight, pulling in a scant 7 percent of the vote ...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Scores Huge Florida Win, But Primary Looks Far From Finished

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Florida was, at one time, the state that could sew up the Republican presidential nomination for Mitt Romney and end the primary. No...

Mitt Romney Wins Florida Primary

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of Tuesday's presidential primary election in Florida by the Associated Press. The former Massachusetts govern...

Newt Gingrich Florida Primary Results 2012

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Trounced in Florida, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Tuesday used the defeat to declare that he alone is the conservative alt...

Twitter Reacts To The Florida Primary

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

After a fierce battle in the Sunshine State over the past week, Florida's Republican primary has arrived. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney led th...