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Tag Archives: Florida politics
By Meg Wagner on March 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:35 pm
State Rep. Clay Ford, R-Gulf Breeze, died Tuesday after serving in the House since 2007.
By Lindsey Zionts on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 16, 2013 at 7:35 pm
State Rep. Patrick Rooney Jr. is a sponsor of the bill, and said it’s something he thinks the public wants and will support.
Florida lawmakers are looking to kill the state’s reputation as the country’s most corrupt. Officials sent out surveys to the state’s counties and localities, asking for suggestions or constructive criticism.
By Kéran Billaud on November 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 4:47 pm
Voters between the ages of 18 to 24 have been voting more in recent presidential elections, with an approximate 10 percent increase between 1996 and 2008. The statistic would be impressive if this same age group did not still possess the lowest voter turnout rate.
By Zac Blobner on October 31st, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:51 pm
The District 21 state house race in Florida offers Republican incumbent Keith Perry and Democratic newcomer Andrew Morey. Both candidates have a Florida background and based their careers outside politics in Alachua County.
By Chip Skambis on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:48 pm
Democrat Will Mazzota, a University of Florida student, and Republican Rob Bradley, a lawyer from Clay County are vying for the District 7 senate seat in the 2012 election. The majority of voters slated to vote in the Florida senate District 7 race are Republicans, but the candidates said they are both campaigning the best they can.