Poll post-Michael: Andrew Gillum, Ron DeSantis deadlocked; Rick Scott narrowly leads Bill Nelson

The race for Florida governor is essentially tied according to the first public poll conducted after Hurricane Michael devastated the Panhandle — and changed the course of state politics. Twenty days before Election Day, Democrat Andrew Gillum is at 47 percent, while Republican Ron DeSantis is at 46. However, among those who say they have already voted, DeSantis is…

Andrew Gillum hits Ron DeSantis over votes on Medicare, social security in new ad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fqpfy14sFTE&feature=youtu.be Andrew Gillum isn’t campaigning as his city recovers from Hurricane Michael. But that didn’t stop the Democrat’s campaign from unveiling a new attack ad on Ron DeSantis Tuesday. A new 30-second ad bashes DeSantis, the Republican nominee for governor, for his votes in Congress to raise the eligibility ages for Medicare and social security…

Florida Senate Candidate Takes on Opponent with Song

Catherine Price, Candidate for Senatorial District 26 (Dem), is taking on her political opponent, Ben Albritton (Rep), with song. Catherine says that many voters are despondent about the state of political discourse. “People are stressed out and withdrawing from news and politics. Some have become so overwhelmed that they are not digesting information even when it is critical to their lives and the future of our state.”

Tallahassee restored power to 90% of customers last night. That could be good for Andrew Gillum.

Tallahassee’s electric utility said it restored power to 90 percent of its customers Sunday night, meeting its goal just four days after Hurricane Michael knocked out service to nearly everyone in the city. Schools and universities were reopening in the city Monday morning, and the water and wastewater systems that failed during the storm are now working…

Judges on the November Ballot

On your ballot this November, you will be asked to vote for the retention of several judges who serve on the Second District Court of Appeal. You will also be asked to vote for retention of a Supreme Court Justice. Below is information to help you make those decisions. Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim. In May…

Charlotte Co. Commission Candidate Joan Fischer Speaks out on Opponent’s Campaign Funding

“(Deutsch) has shown no interest in preventing deadly Red Tide and Algae blooms,” Fischer said. “He supports funded special interests, not those of the people who elected him.” (Read more in Charlotte Sun) Joan Fischer will speak to Englewood neighborhood group The Englewood East Property and Homeowners Association (EEPHOA) has invited Charlotte County Commission candidates…