Who’s ahead in the gubernatorial race? It depends on who you ask. But one thing is clear -- the contest is shaping up into the tightest battle for the governor’s mansion since Lawton Chiles held off Jeb Bush in 1994 by the skin of his teeth.
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.
As the close contest to be Florida’s next governor enters its final week, Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican candidate Rick Scott crossed lances in their last debate of a contentious election fight -- this time involving national rather than state issues, and this time showing the country a verbal bare-knuckle brawl, Florida-style.
With two weeks to go and polls showing a tight race, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott and Democratic nominee Alex Sink attacked each other on the issues and on their records in a sometimes acrimonious TV debate Wednesday night.
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.
With less than three weeks to go in the close gubernatorial contest between Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican nominee Rick Scott, the two camps continue to attack each other, both citing ethical violations.
With three weeks to go until the election, and a poll released Monday showing the gubernatorial contestants neck and neck, both Democratic candidate Alex Sink and Republican rival Rick Scott went on the warpath, unleashing new attacks on each other.