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City & State Florida’s most read stories of 2022

We look back at the most popular stories since we launched this year. 

Number of women serving in Florida Legislature jumped this year

But nationwide, women are still short of equal representation in statehouses compared to men, a new report shows.

Florida legislative Democrats look to 'long game' to rebuild

Democrats hold just 35 of 120 House seats and 12 of 40 Senate seats, putting them in the super-minority in both chambers.

Meet the Class of 2022: South Florida's newest lawmakers head to Tallahassee

Of the 10 first-time legislators from traditionally blue Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, six are Republican.

The election's over. Now who wants to be Florida Democratic Party chair?

Whatever happens to current chair Manny Diaz, names are being floated. Problem is, some don't want the job.

Death of a swing state: How Florida lost its purple and embraced its red

The Democrats wanted a blue Tuesday in the Sunshine State. But they 'didn’t show up, they didn’t invest in the state, and it showed,' one expert said.

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Incumbent Marco Rubio routs Val Demings in Florida U.S. Senate race

Demings, a congresswoman from Orlando, had been widely viewed as Democrats’ best shot at winning a statewide election this year.

GOP dominates Florida congressional races

Another winner Tuesday night was Gov. Ron DeSantis, who crafted the state’s new congressional lines to favor the GOP.

5 things to watch on Election Day in Florida

Expectations are low for the state’s Democrats, with some observers just looking for ‘any flicker of a pulse.’

Reporter's notebook: Joe Biden came to South Florida — but it may not make a difference

'God bless you all, God protect our troops and God give some of our Republican friends some enlightenment,' the president said.

Latest campaign finance numbers: DeSantis takes in another $5.2M, Crist claims $1.5M

The amounts are for the reporting period of Oct. 21 through Sunday, for political committees and campaigns.

Latest campaign finance numbers: DeSantis rakes in $4.2M, Crist gets $1.3M

The amounts are for the reporting period of Oct. 15 through Oct. 21, for political committees and campaigns.