Politics

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis tops $5.2 million in state matching funds, records show

The program provides matches to contributions of $250 or less from individuals to statewide candidates’ campaign accounts.

Let it flow: Millions tallied for Florida governor's race, statewide pot legalization initiative

Various campaigns are spending big to win the governor's race and get a marijuana measure on the ballot.

Florida Gov. DeSantis draws criticism from judges, police for Tampa prosecutor suspension

The governor suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren, a Democrat, accusing him of 'incompetence and willful defiance of his duties.'

Moving ‘further to the right’? Five takeaways from the Florida primary election

‘People want Republican leaders, conservative leaders, who are willing to fight,’ one GOP official said. 

Charlie Crist defeats Nikki Fried, sets up battle with Ron DeSantis for Florida governor

Crist, a St. Petersburg congressman and former governor, took nearly 60 percent of the vote.

Florida primary rundown: A last look at the races to watch on Tuesday

A roundup of City & State's previews for congressional and state House and Senate elections.

Sen. Rick Scott to Americans: Don't apply for new IRS jobs

The GOP senator says the positions aimed at enforcing tax laws are immoral and won't last long anyway.

'She delivers': How Debbie Wasserman Schultz became a fixture in South Florida politics

She's been in elected office since she was 26. One expert calls her 'the right politician for the right district ... liberal, but not too liberal.'

Florida Gov. DeSantis says voters can ‘make Pennsylvania free’ by electing GOP candidate for governor

The Republican governor made a stop in Pittsburgh Friday night to stump for Doug Mastriano and tout his own reelection bid.

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Ray Rodrigues among those who have applied to lead Florida's public university system

The state Board of Governors is seeking a replacement for retiring Chancellor Marshall Criser, who has held the position since 2014.

Crist, Salazar rely heavily on remote voting while campaigning

Fried blasts Democratic primary rival for ‘abusing a Covid-era rule to campaign.’

Florida election preview: Ten state House primary races to watch in 2022

It's dizzying: There are dozens of races with multiple entrants that have significant money behind them.

Republican vote-by-mail rebounds, Broward participation flounders ahead of 2022 primary

As of Wednesday, just under half of the roughly 490,000 party-affiliated voters who have voted by mail so far are Republican.

Florida election preview: State senate primary races to watch in 2022

Some races have the most compelling political storylines of Florida’s primary season.

Florida judge rules against Tampa Bay-area congressional candidate in ballot fight

Jerry Torres 'should be decertified as a candidate,' Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled.