Florida Politics

Million dollar man: Matt Caldwell banks $1M for general election

Matt Caldwell, the Republican candidate for Agriculture Commissioner, has now raised more than $1 million since securing his party’s nomination …

Margaret Good maintains cash advantage over Ray Pilon in HD 72

State Rep. Margaret Good remains a darling of Democratic donors, and holds nearly twice as much cash on hand as …

‘It’s still early’: Andrew Gillum leads Ron DeSantis 47% to 43% in new UNF poll

Another public poll is showing Andrew Gillum ahead of Ron DeSantis in the Florida gubernatorial race. Gillum, the Democratic option …

‘Reckless’ Jeremy Ring? Website dings CFO candidate for questionable donors

Embezzlement. Sexual harassment. Identity theft. Prostitution. The crimes seem the type Florida’s chief financial officer might investigate, but a new …

Felon rights restoration a winner with voters, survey says

Florida voters support restoring suffrage for reformed felons, according to a new poll from the University of North Florida. The …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Enabled, not disabled: Candidates run to raise disability rights awareness

Faith Olivia Babis and Kathy Lewis attended the same conferences for advocates for the disabled before either became a political candidate. …

Personnel note: James Blair named to Enterprise Florida board

James Blair, a close advisor to House Speaker Richard Corcoran, is the next member of the board overseeing Enterprise Florida.  Corcoran appointed …

Florida Democrats say their state Senate map is still expanding

Despite recent public polls showing Democratic candidates down by a hair in some of the Florida Democratic Party’s major state …
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Senate Democrats holding Tallahassee fundraisers Wednesday, Thursday

Those spending next week in Tallahassee can fill their calendar with a pair of fundraisers for Senate Democrats on Wednesday …

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