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Florida Swing State

Not All Republicans Support Electoral College Rules Change

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.25.2013 | Politics

Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford (R) spoke out against the GOP's latest attempt at strategizing for 2016, saying that his state would not go alo...

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.

Yallah! Make Your Arab American Vote Count, Especially in Florida!

Rasha Mubarak | Posted 01.02.2013 | Miami
Rasha Mubarak

As Arab Americans we can potentially swing a state at stake like Florida, and we will see that this goes beyond the choice of a dull red or blue tie. This is an entire vibrant wardrobe that will either clothe us or leave us bare for the next four years.

How 21% of Americans Will Hold the Election Hostage to Partisan Tools and Fools

Stephen Robert Morse | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Stephen Robert Morse

We are the 79%. We are useless. We are slaves to the 21%, who live in "swing states" and whose votes matter most. Abolish the horribly antiquated Electoral College, and then the 79% will be free.

Why IS Florida A Swing State?

AP | BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 10.12.2012 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A large, diverse and transient population lured by Florida's sandy shores, warm winters and lower cost of living has helped turn ...

Why President Obama May Lose Florida

J.J. Colagrande | Posted 11.06.2012 | Miami
J.J. Colagrande

President Obama should truly be worried about Florida because from the view on the ground, honestly, it just doesn't look good for him. Look at it this way. There are three Florida's...

Florida Students' Message to Politicians: We Are Watching and We Vote

Anna V. Eskamani | Posted 09.01.2012 | Miami
Anna V. Eskamani

Despite what Rubio, Scott and their buddies might think, students are watching, and one vote isn't going to change the facts. Despite the extension of low interest rates for federal student loans, we realize there is little reason to celebrate, but every reason to vote.

Purge Jim Crow Politics!

Badili Jones | Posted 08.22.2012 | Miami
Badili Jones

With Florida being the biggest swing state in the country, the stakes of Rick Scott's vote purge efforts couldn't be higher. The U.S. Department of Justice has moved to sue the state and halt the purge.

I Like What I See in Florida

Alan Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Fein

I have never seen a volunteer effort like it in any Florida campaign, ever. I expect the laser focus and effort to stay in place through Tuesday.

The Morning-After Blues

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darryle Pollack

The countdown to November 4 is torturous. Everyone is worried. Everyone is losing sleep. For some people, the election can't come soon enough. But for me, I wish it would never end.