Politics

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.

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.

Tracing the dollars in Florida's political money puzzle

Money is speech, and the state's political committee system lets Big Business speak softly.

Washington is watching Rubio vs. Demings

The race is grabbing eyeballs, but experts say it's an uphill battle for the challenger.

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Eye of the storm: Ron DeSantis and the politics of hurricane recovery

The governor’s storm response has earned praise. It could help him get reelected – and boost a potential White House bid.

Neal Dunn, Al Lawson divided on the issues in congressional candidate forum

Both men are incumbents, but redistricting left them running for the same North Florida seat.

Election 2022: Crist, DeSantis clash on education issues

The pandemic helped fuel a focus on school board politics, for instance.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis dominates in campaign cash

DeSantis, widely considered a potential 2024 presidential candidate, has drawn huge chunks of money from across the country.

Down ballot thrillers: Here are ten legislative races in Florida to watch this November

Republicans and Democrats tussle as big donations and media blitzes fire up several tossup state-level races.

Will 2nd time be the charm for suspended Broward School Board member?

Donna Korn, running for reelection, faces a runoff – and a possible second suspension from Gov. Ron DeSantis.