Politics

Florida election preview: Eight congressional primary races to watch in 2022

The state's redistricting is shifting the balance of power even more toward Republicans.

Former state Sen. Jack Latvala to continue facing ethics allegations

A state panel declined to OK a settlement that would have resolved allegations that he broke state ethics law.

The rise of the Trump agenda in this year's races for governor

Republicans in a number of key gubernatorial contests want to pursue priorities in state government aligned with the former president's platform. Will the strategy work to win over voters?

On privacy, parents and public funds: A history of abortion on Florida's ballot

Matthew Isbell looks at the key votes to consider in the abortion issue's trek through Florida policy and politics.

Ask the Experts: How did the GOP get the voter registration edge in Florida?

We asked how the Republican Party finally overtook the Democrats in the number of voter registrations in the Sunshine State. 

Tale of a tower: Proposed condominium project on Hollywood Beach is last straw for some residents

Opponents are trying to bypass elected officials and beat back the plan through a direct referendum.

The endorsements for Florida's U.S. Senate candidates

Before voters make their final choice in November, here’s who is on whose side.

(Not) showing us the money: How Florida makes a merry-go-round of campaign cash

Big money in Jacksonville’s 2023 mayoral race reveals how the state's relaxed campaign finance laws result in budget-busting spending.

The endorsements for Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates

Before registered Democratic voters make their choice for the party’s nomination in August, here’s who’s on whose side.

On the road again: Ron DeSantis' public appearances double up on policy and politics

The governor isn't traditionally campaigning for reelection – instead, he's in 'permanent campaign' mode, using bill signings and other official events to connect with voters

The Villages' people: From sleepy retirement community to GOP powerhouse

As more retirees in what's called Florida's 'friendliest hometown' lean Republican, they're rapidly dominating the local political scene, guest analyst Matthew Isbell says