Trump wall stops Florida’s blue wave

U.S. 11/07/18, 20:10

Florida Democrats tried something new and got the same result, losing the sixth straight governor's race, possibly losing all three statewide offices on Tuesday's ballot and winding up with a Senate race that's too close to call. In short, the Democrats' ...

DeSantis thanks Trump after winning Florida’s governor race

U.S. 11/07/18, 03:22

Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis put his thanks squarely where it was due after declaring victory in Florida's governor election: President Donald Trump.DeSantis defeated Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who was hoping to be Florida's first black governor and ...

DeSantis wins Florida governor race, Scott claims Senate

U.S. 11/07/18, 03:01

Republicans appeared set to sweep Florida's top offices early Wednesday as Ron DeSantis won the governor race, Gov. Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and the party won two of three cabinet races and led in ...

A guide to the 2018 midterm elections in Florida

U.S. 11/05/18, 13:19

Florida voters on Tuesday will elect a U.S. senator, a new governor, three Cabinet members and several new members of Congress while deciding to support or approve 12 proposed changes to the state's constitution. Here's a look at the choices facing ...

Florida’s pick for governor: Trump’s guy vs. liberal darling

U.S. 11/04/18, 10:34

Floridians will choose between one of President Donald Trump's most vocal supporters and an unabashed liberal when they elect a new governor Tuesday. The contrast couldn't be greater between Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, ...

Trump launching rally blitz in final stretch of midterms

U.S. 10/31/18, 14:48

President Donald Trump is kicking off a final rally blitz with just days to go before midterm elections that will determine whether Republicans retain control of Congress. He's attending 11 rallies across eight states over the next six days. The final push ...

Civil rights group in center of Florida governor’s race

U.S. 10/30/18, 00:12

A group formed to protest the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer is being injected into the Florida governor's race.They're called Dream Defenders and Republican former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis says it's a ...

Final stretch of campaigns dominated by race

U.S. 10/26/18, 00:33

The final stretch of the midterm campaign is increasingly dominated by debate over one of the most sensitive issues in American culture: race.In Florida, accusations of racism are playing a central role in the hotly contested campaign for governor. Ron ...

More than 1.1 million have already voted in Florida

U.S. 10/24/18, 03:48

Election Day is two weeks away but more than 1.1 million people have already voted in the battleground state of Florida. New statistics released Tuesday by the state Division of Elections show that nearly 114,000 people voted during the first day ...

Florida gubernatorial candidates set for final debate

Florida 10/24/18, 01:47

The candidates for Florida governor are scheduled to debate for the second and final time, three days after their first testy encounter.Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum will meet Wednesday night at a community college near Fort Lauderdale.FILE - ...

Florida governor candidate DeSantis releases tax returns

Florida 10/22/18, 06:34

Ron DeSantis, the Republican candidate for Florida governor who won the nomination with the strong backing of President Donald Trump, has released his most recent tax returns.While Trump refused to release his returns ahead of his 2016 election, DeSantis posted ...

DeSantis, Gillum debate Trump and more in Florida debate

Politics 10/21/18, 22:15

Race, the economy, the environment and President Donald Trump were subjects of the first debate in Florida governor's race. Former Republican U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis and Democratic Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum squared off Sunday on CNN, clearly setting out their differences. Florida ...

Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor’s race

U.S. 10/10/18, 12:28

Hurricane Michael upended the governor's race in the battleground state of Florida, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee who spent days in the storm's path.Before Michael made landfall, Gillum seemed to blanket ...

Florida Democrats sue to extend voter registration deadline

Florida 10/09/18, 03:05

A partisan brushfire blew up Tuesday amid the threat of Hurricane Michael over voter registration deadlines in the battleground state of Florida.The Florida Democratic Party sued in federal court on Tuesday, asking a judge to extend the state's registration deadline ...

DeSantis campaign refocusing as Florida voting starts

Florida 10/08/18, 09:54

Just a month before Florida chooses a new governor, Ron DeSantis is hoping to rebound from his campaign's lackluster start by bringing in the woman who helped President Donald Trump carry the state two years ago.The Republican candidate's campaign events ...

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