1. Florida Politics

Florida Senate District 20: Ashley Rhodes-Courter (D), Jack Latvala (R)

Published Oct. 17, 2012

Political newcomer Ashley Rhodes-Courter faces off against veteran lawmaker Jack Latvala in this newly drawn district. Rhodes-Courter, a former foster child, is an internationally known child welfare activist who hopes to educate policymakers and advocate for better laws. Latvala says his main focus will be fostering economic growth and creating jobs.