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…

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Joe Biden endorses Sean Shaw for FL Attorney General

I am honored to have the endorsement of Vice President Joe Biden. Vice President Biden is a fighter who has dedicated his life to public service. #ShawforFlorida pic.twitter.com/KTV0Mg1GiT — Sean Shaw (@SShawFL) October 16, 2018 The statewide race for the open Attorney General post is attracting national involvement. Calling state Rep. Sean Shaw a “fighter…

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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…

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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.”

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You’ll see these judges on your Ballot

THESE JUDGES ARE ON YOUR BALLOT ASKING TO BE RETAINED. WE TAKE NO POSITION ON THESE JUDGES BUT HAVE INCLUDED INFORMATION TO HELP WITH YOUR DECISION Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim. In May 2016, Governor Rick Scott appointed Judge Rothstein-Youakim to the Second District Court of Appeal. After completing her law degree, she became an assistant…

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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…

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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…

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Catherine Price returns to Charlotte County

Catherine Price, the Democratic Candidate for Florida Senate District 26, has been traveling extensively throughout the district to talk about topics important to Floridians. People are concerned about good paying jobs, a clean environment and water, quality public education, affordable quality health care, and the influence of money on public policy. Last week, Catherine’s campaign…

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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…

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Sean Shaw slams Ashley Moody on guns, health care

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=RYkx-xh4el4   In his first television campaign ad, Democratic attorney general candidate Sean Shaw attacks his Republican opponent Ashley Moody over guns and health care, saying it’s easier for people with chronic health conditions to get assault weapons than health care. (Read more in TampaBay.com)

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