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Seniors tax break amendment winning

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:22 pm

The Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported as of 8:56 p.m. that 60.24 percent of more than 6 million ballots voted to pass Amendment 11. Voters rejecting the measure accounted for 39.76 percent. Low-income seniors who have lived […]

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Personal property tax break amendment losing

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:08 pm

The Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported as of 8:52 p.m. that 55.38 percent of more than 5 million ballots voted “no” on Amendment 10. Passage votes for the measure accounted for 44.62 percent. This proposal would provide […]

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Military, first responder spouse tax break measure winning

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:08 pm

The Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported as of 8:47 p.m. that 60.73 percent of more than 5 million ballots voted “yes” on Amendment 9. Voters rejecting the amendment accounted for 39.27 percent. This amendment proposes a full […]

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Religious-based services amendment losing

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:43 pm

As of 8:44 p.m., the Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported 43.21 percent of more than 5 million ballots voted “yes” on Amendment 8. “No” votes unofficially tallied at 56.79 percent. Nonprofit organizations with religious ties currently provide […]

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Brown wins congressional race

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Democrat Corrine Brown was re-elected to the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday night, the Associated Press reported. She won with 71 percent of the vote. Republican challenger LeAnne Kolb received 26 percent of the vote. Brown was first elected to […]

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Alan Hays wins state Senate seat

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Incumbent Republican Alan Hays has been declared the winner in state Senate District 11, according to Ocala.com. These results show Hays received about 70 percent of the vote. Hays faced John Iler, who declared no party affiliation. Iler received about 29 […]

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Abortion amendment losing

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:44 pm

The Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported at 8:34 p.m. 44.23 percent of more than 5 million ballots voted “yes” on Amendment 6. Voters rejecting the measure numbered 55.77 percent. Fueling a prominent national debate at the state […]

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Supreme Court amendment losing

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:44 pm

As of 8:30 p.m., the Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported 64.18 percent of more than 5 million ballots voted “yes” on Amendment 5. “No” votes unofficially tallied at 35.82 percent. This proposal would give lawmakers power to […]

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Nelson returns to U.S. Senate

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:56 pm

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, was re-elected over Republican Connie Mack Jr., the Associated Press reported.  

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New home-buyer tax break measure losing

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 9:45 pm

As of 8:25 p.m., the Florida Department of State Division of Elections reported 41.45 percent of more than 4 million ballots voted “yes” on Amendment 4. “No” votes unofficially tallied at 58.55 percent. This amendment aims to spur on the […]

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