Articles in Category: '2010 elections'

By: Lane Wright | Posted: December 6, 2010 4:05 AM
With the 2010 elections successfully in the rearview mirror, the Republican Party, like everyone else, is setting its sights on 2012. Experts say success in 2012 for any party will include a healthy harvesting of the Hispanic vote.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: November 5, 2010 5:00 PM

Forget Palm Beach County's problems in the Supervisor of Elections' office. Now there's election trouble brewing in the school district of this, Florida's second largest county.

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Jeff Atwater gives historical perspective
POSTED: October 29, 2010
By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 30, 2010 4:05 AM
While some believe a shift of votes from Kendrick Meek to Charlie Crist could mean a win for the governor, Marco Rubio says the 'secret deal' is another example of why people should vote for him.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 29, 2010 5:40 PM
In mid-August, former President Bill Clinton pumped up Democratic crowds at three back-to-back rallies in South Florida. It was an unusual offering of political star-power to support the party's U.S. Senate hopeful, Kendrick Meek.
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After weeks of trying to get Alex Sink to answer questions about her own accountability in the much-ballyhooed Tallahassee Taj Mahal, Sink and her campaign finally allowed the question after a rally at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 27, 2010 4:05 AM
Senate President Jeff Atwater has been blamed by his Democratic opponent Loranne Ausley for way-over-the-top spending on a lavish Tallahassee district courthouse. But Atwater claims the accusation is absurd, that the real responsibility lies with the CFO, the very job he's gunning for and the job currently held by gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 23, 2010 4:05 AM
In the final throes of a long battle for a U.S. Senate seat, some are doubting Gov. Charlie Crist has any realistic chance of pulling out a win. But that isn't stopping the no-party candidate from projecting an air of confidence.
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Meek Responds to calls to quit
POSTED: October 18, 2010
By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 19, 2010 4:05 AM
U.S. Rep. Ron Klein and Republican challenger Allen West got a chance to clarify their records and positions during a live, web-streamed debate Monday morning. WPTV Channel 5 hosted the debate and reporters from the Palm Beach Post and the Palm Beach Daily News asked the questions.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 18, 2010 4:00 PM

Kendrick Meek is trailing in the polls, and has been since the primaries. Though he's got the support of the White House, former President Bill Clinton, and a host of other Democratic powerhouses in the state, he hasn't been able to move the needle and make progress against Charlie Crist, let alone Marco Rubio, in the race for a U.S. Senate seat.

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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 16, 2010 4:05 AM
After delivering what Sen. Dave Aronberg billed as one of her strongest presentations to the Forum Club of the Palm Beaches Friday, Alex Sink was quickly whisked away by her staff and security personnel behind a black curtain.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 5, 2010 4:05 AM
Rick Scott has won the strong support of congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, but the South Florida U.S. representatives have agreed to disagree on immigration issues.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: October 1, 2010 6:15 PM
Gov. Charlie Crist was invited to be the Grand Marshall at Everglades High School's homecoming. And while he was in Miramar Friday in the role of governor, he took the opportunity to remind teachers to support him in his bid for U.S. senator.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 21, 2010 4:05 AM

Rick Scott addressed questions about how to solve the state's looming insurance crisis to a group of business and community leaders in Coral Gables Monday.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 17, 2010 6:29 PM

Marco Rubio gives his verdict on the debate with Charlie Crist and Kendrick Meek. He also speaks on the RPOF audit and what it means for his controversial spending accusations.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: September 17, 2010 4:05 AM
John Thrasher is entering the final stretch in his year-long run as chairman of the Republican Party of Florida.
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POSTED: September 4, 2010
By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 14, 2010 4:05 AM

Scott Maddox is trying to win the commissioner of agriculture seat without any support from the many agriculture associations across the state.

His tactic? Turn his opponent's ag-support into a negative.

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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 13, 2010 4:05 AM

In a year when having a lot of political experience is seen as a negative, Scott Maddox and Adam Putnam attempt to defend their past political lives despite their individual controversies.
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By: Lane Wright | Posted: September 7, 2010 4:00 AM

Of course, Loranne Ausley would never suggest she could do a better job than the candidate many Democrats want to see as Florida's next governor. But it's a logical conclusion after hearing her talk about all the wrongs she sees at the state Capitol, where current CFO, Alex Sink, was at the post.

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POSTED: August 25, 2010
By: Lane Wright | Posted: August 3, 2010 4:05 AM

In their television and online ads, the two Republican candidates for Senate District 25 both tout themselves as the fiscal conservative who fights to lower taxes.

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