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Voter Registration Paints Party Pictures

Voter registration for the presidential primaries closed a month ago. More than 8 million Floridians are registered as Republicans or Democrats, while nearly 3 million voters in the state are registered with no party affiliation, according to data from the state Division of Elections.

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Florida Teachers Protest School Conditions At State Capitol

TALLAHASSEE — Florida teachers are sounding off against the state’s education system, including its heavy reliance on high-stakes tests. More than a thousand teachers from across the state held a mid-day rally outside the Florida Capitol. They blasted the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott over everything from school …

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Pot Back In Political Spotlight In Florida

A Quinnipiac University poll last month found that nearly 90 percent of Florida voters support allowing adults to use medical marijuana. Numerous other surveys in Florida and across the country consistently show that a majority of voters endorse medical marijuana for sick and dying patients. Voters next November will almost certainly have the chance to decide whether Florida should legalize medical marijuana.

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