Monday, November 19, 2018
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U.S. House of Representatives, District 14

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Brenda Snipes resigns from Broward elections office

Brenda Snipes resigns from Broward elections office

Snipes’ resignation came only hours after her staff ended a brutal two-week stretch of recounts.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Bill Nelson concedes U.S. Senate race to Rick Scott after recount

Bill Nelson concedes U.S. Senate race to Rick Scott after recount

Scott ultimately beat Nelson by 10,033 votes — or about 0.12 percent of the nearly 8.2 million votes cast in the race.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Palm Beach will be recounting votes through Thanksgiving, maybe Christmas

Palm Beach will be recounting votes through Thanksgiving, maybe Christmas

Even by Florida standards, where the mid-terms have dragged on for nearly two weeks after Election Day, Palm Beach has distinguished itself
Updated: 10 hours ago
How Nikki Fried won the only statewide office for Democrats

How Nikki Fried won the only statewide office for Democrats

Fried is not just the winner of the cabinet seat, but she also is now the highest-ranking Democrat in the state and the first woman elected to the job.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Florida’s recount is over (we think). Here are the results.

Florida’s recount is over (we think). Here are the results.

The deadline for the state’s 67 elections departments to transmit their final vote totals from the Nov. 6 midterms to the state came and went Sunday at noon following a grueling 12-day machine and manual recount.
Published: 11/18/18
Adam Smith column:  Anybody out there feel full confidence in Florida’s election system?

Adam Smith column: Anybody out there feel full confidence in Florida’s election system?

Even before the nearly tied elections, the system's bugs hit home as Smith tried to vote
Published: 11/18/18
Miami-Dade is no longer an elections joke. Meet the woman who turned it around.

Miami-Dade is no longer an elections joke. Meet the woman who turned it around.

It’s been another messy, nasty election season in the Sunshine State but Miami-Dade is a national laughingstock no more.
Published: 11/18/18
Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics

Winner and loser of the week in Florida politics

Winner of the week: Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott. It’s a great feeling to win a hard-fought election, as the Republican nominees for governor and U.S. Senate did Nov. 6. DeSantis and Scott, though, had the opportunity to bask in victory a second ti...
Published: 11/18/18
Andrew Gillum concedes in race for governor to Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum concedes in race for governor to Ron DeSantis

The Democratic candidate for governor lost a close race.
Published: 11/17/18
Bill Nelson’s ending: Sluggish campaign couldn’t overcome Rick Scott’s millions

Bill Nelson’s ending: Sluggish campaign couldn’t overcome Rick Scott’s millions

It brings to a close one of the longest careers in the history of Florida politics and one of the last vestiges of the Democratic Party of a bygone era.
Published: 11/17/18