Most major media outlets have now called the U.S. Senate race for Republican Marco Rubio. Independent Charlie Crist is running a solid second, leading Democratic nominee Kendrick Meek 29% to 19% at the moment. The Republican Party of Florida’s Chairman, State Senator John Thrasher, has released the following statement: “I congratulate Senator-elect Marco Rubio on a [...]
The Florida TEA Party is struggling in early results. Republicans in Florida’s 8th congressional district worried that TEA candidate Peg Dunmire, who had spent a significant amount of her own funds on her campaign, would derail their hopes of unseating combative freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. But it seems those concerns were unwarranted. Grayson [...]
Several races in Georgia may not be decided tonight, that’s if the Libertarians have anything to say about it. Georgia is one of a few states that still uses a run-off system if no candidate for office tops 50% of the vote. It’s also a place where the Libertarian Party has had a decent amount [...]
The polls are now closed in Florida and governor Charlie Crist, running for the U.S. Senate as an independent, is trailing significantly behind Republican Marco Rubio. Democrat Congressman Kendrick Meek is in third place. Full statewide results won’t be available until after 8pm, when polls in the state’s Central Time Zone counties close. But initial [...]
As expected, Republican Dan Coats has surged into an early lead in the battle for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat as votes began trickling in shortly after the polls closed at 6 p.m. EST. With less than one percent of precincts reporting, Coats, who has enjoyed a twenty-point lead in recent polls, has 3,716 votes to [...]
Rand Paul, son of U.S. Congressman and former Presidential candidate Ron Paul, appears to be cruising to a comfortable victory in his Kentucky U.S. Senate race. Democrat Jack Conway, the state’s Attorney General, appears to be trailing Paul by 11% according to early exit polling numbers, released shortly after the polls closed. Paul’s likely victory is huge [...]
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Stumping for independent aspirant Farid Khavari in Florida’s gubernatorial campaign, Brian P. Moore, a former Democratic candidate for governor, spared few adjectives in criticizing Republican Rick Scott’s plan to create 700,000 jobs in the Sunshine State over the next seven years.
Former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, who himself was a long-shot candidate for U.S. Senate earlier this year, has surprised many in his party by crossing the aisle to endorse Republican Rick Scott for governor. The former six-term mayor and state representative released a statement endorsing Scott on October 19: “On November 2, I will vote [...]
It may or may not come as a surprise to the majority of Indiana voters who appear poised to put Dan Coats back in office, but it seems that the former Senator (and likely future Senator) has had his eye on moving out of the state for a while now. Nope, not Washington, DC. Coats [...]