The Buzz on Florida Politics

Voter guide.
Here’s who is on the primary ballot in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties and where they stand on guns, abortion, housing and more.
A Times analysis shows Warren’s suspension is likely to stick if it reaches the state Senate.
Florida relies heavily on one insurance ratings company. Why?
Whoever wins the primary will face Republican incumbent Ashley Moody in the general election.


  1. Gov. Ron DeSantis and Marcellus Osceola Jr., chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, pose for a photo at a signing ceremony on Friday, April 23, 2021.
  2. An aerial view of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is seen Aug. 10 in Palm Beach.
  3. Gov. Ron DeSantis, shown on Aug. 19, 2021.
  4. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis reacts after publicly signing HB7, alternately dubbed the "individual freedom" law or the "stop woke" bill, during a news conference at Mater Academy Charter Middle/High School in Hialeah Gardens, Fla., on Friday, April 22, 2022. Three federal lawsuits, the latest filed Thursday, are challenging the law.
  5. Players from Cambridge Christian and Indian Rocks Christian pray after a football game in 2014. The Florida Department of Education is supporting Cambridge Christian in its ongoing court fight against the Florida High School Activities Association for not allowing the school to use the stadium's public address system for a prayer before the 2015 state championship game.
  6. An aerial view of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is seen on Aug. 10  in Palm Beach.
  7. State Board of Education member Ryan Petty said he has “grave concerns” about some LGBTQ support guides provided to Florida students, teachers and school staff members.
  8. USA Gymnastics president Li Li Leung, pictured in 2021, said Wednesday there is “no question” abortion laws will play a factor in whether a state is chosen to host events like the U.S. championships.
  9. Xavier Rushin, a member of the Black Hammer Party, listens in Fayette County Magistrate Court on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. He and another member of the group are charged with multiple felonies stemming from an alleged kidnapping and sexual assault at the group's communal home in Fayetteville. Rushin is known within the group as Keno.
  10. Century Tower is a major landmark at the University of Florida, the State University System's flagship school. The state Board of Governors is looking closely at two candidates as it works to select a new chancellor to oversee the system.
  11. Suspended Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren, left, speaks during a news conference Wednesday with his attorney, Jean-Jacques Cabou, right, in Tallahassee.
  12. The Florida's governor's mansion.
  13. Campaign reports for Nikki Fried and Charlie Crist, who are seeking the Democratic nomination for Florida's governor, may not be as straightforward as they appear.
  14. Sen. Rick Scott and other law enforcement leaders from in and around Tampa Bay spoke to media Tuesday about a bill aimed at curbing the opioid epidemic.
  15. Last October, Pinellas County Commissioner Dave Eggers unsuccessfully pushed his colleagues to initiate a referendum limiting commissioners to three terms, or 12 years. Eggers’ effort failed again in December and February. The board is pictured at its Feb. 8 meeting.
  16. Ron DeSantis on May 16, 2022.
  17. Ron DeSantis announces the removal of Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren during a news conference at the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office administration building in Tampa.
  18. The Bidens have been vacationing in South Carolina since Aug. 10. First lady Jill Biden began experiencing symptoms on Monday and has tested positive for COVID.
  19. During the primary election on Aug. 23, voters in Pinellas County's District 58 will help decide who will represent them in the House for the next two years by narrowing the candidate field ahead of the general election in November.
  20. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor faces her first primary opponent since being elected in 2006 in Christopher Bradley, a first-time candidate and cybersecurity expert.
  21. Sam Nashagh, James Judge and Jerry Torres are competing in the Republican primary for the rights to take on Democrat Kathy Castor in the U.S. House District 14 race.
  22. An aerial view of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is seen Wednesday in Palm Beach. Court papers show that the FBI recovered documents labeled “top secret” from former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
  23. Kaleb Hobson-Garcia, a transgender man, drove from Tallahassee to speak in front of the Marriott Fort Lauderdale Airport as the Florida Board of Medicine met Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, to discuss proposed rules by the DeSantis administration to ban doctors from performing gender-confirming surgeries or providing puberty blockers to kids diagnosed with gender dysphoria.
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