Andrew Gillum criticizes Rick Scott for not mentioning guns or LGBT in Pulse comments

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the first major Democrat to enter the 2018 gubernatorial race, blasted Gov. Rick Scott‘s State of

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19-year-old Devin Perez files for House 28 as Democrat

Saying he is deeply concerned about social inequality, 19-year-old Devin Guillermo Perez has filed to run in 2018 as a

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Winter Park businessman Chris King mulling gubernatorial run

Winter Park businessman Chris King is mulling a 2018 Democratic run for governor in Florida, sources close to him said

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Stephanie Murphy lands counter-terrorism, military-readiness committee posts

Freshman U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy‘s professional background in the U.S. Department of Defense has led her to pick up two

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Darren Soto named Assistant Whip for Congressional Dems

Darren Soto has been named Assistant Whip in the upcoming 115th Congressional session. He joins fellow Florida representative Val Demings

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Stephanie Murphy sets listening tour in her new district

Newly-sworn in U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy is coming back to Central Florida to ask constituents for their guidance. The Democrat

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Darren Soto announces home-grown senior staff

Freshman U.S. Rep. Darren Soto of Orlando announced his senior staff, heavy on local connections and including a key former

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Randolph Bracy intends to be aggressive toward reform as Senate Criminal Justice Committee chair

With his potentially-groundbreaking appointment to chair the Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee, state Sen. Randolph Bracy is pledging to take

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Meet Congresswoman-elect Val Demings of Orlando

Long before young Trayvon Martin‘s tragic death sent destabilizing shockwaves from Central Florida throughout America, long before Black Lives Matter

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$8 million spent by outside groups in CD 7, mostly to help Stephanie Murphy upset John Mica

Outside groups spent $8 million in Florida’s 7th Congressional District, mostly to help Democrat Stephanie Murphy oust Republican U.S. Rep.

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Darren Soto draws $42K in big checks in closing weeks of CD 9 race

Democratic nominee Darren Soto has collected $42,200 in large checks for his bid to be elected in the Orlando-based Florida’s

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Ryan Yadav calls for state response to missing ballots in Seminole County

Democratic House District 30 candidate Ryan Yadav is calling for the state to take “all steps necessary to address” missing

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Tim Kaine coming to Gainesville, Orlando, South Florida

Democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine will be leading rallies in Gainesville and Orlando Sunday and in South

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Val Demings’ poll says she has a 38 point lead in CD 10 race

Polling done for and released Friday by Democrat Val Demings‘ congressional campaign shows she has a 38-point lead over Republican

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Beth Tuura up with video ad on her background, determination

House District 47 Democratic nominee Beth Tuura is releasing a new internet video highlighting her background as a glass-ceiling breaking

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Firefighters’ unions endorse Stephanie Murphy for Congress in CD 7

Democratic nominee Stephanie Murphy has received the endorsements of firefighters’ unions in Orange and Seminole counties for her quest to

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Planned Parenthood Action Fund endorsing Stephanie Murphy in CD 7

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund is endorsing Democrat Stephanie Murphy for Congress in Florida’s 7th congressional district. Murphy, of Winter Park, seeks

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Carlos Guillermo Smith not taking independent opponent Shea Silverman for granted

Democratic House District 49 nominee Carlos Guillermo Smith never drew a political party opponent in his quest to win Florida

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In HD 30 race, Ryan Yadav TV commercial charges Bob Cortes with 2012 conflict of interest

In a new TV commercial released Monday, Democratic challenger Ryan Yadav has brought up a 2012 conflict of interest allegation

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Democrat Fred Marra formally withdraws from HD 29 race against Scott Plakon

Democrat Fred Marra has formally withdrawn from the Florida House District 29 race, leaving no one facing incumbent Republican state

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Fred Marra temporarily suspends campaign in HD 29

Democratic nominee Fred Marra has temporarily suspended his campaign for Florida’s House District 29. Marra confirmed in a text to FloridaPolitics.com

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Jerry Demings urges state to keep open community facilities

Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings on Tuesday urged state officials to reconsider their decision to close community-based transition centers. Demings,

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Tim Kaine focuses on immigration, economy in address to Hispanic faith leaders in Orlando

Democratic vice presidential nominee and U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine told a small gathering of Hispanic faith leaders in Orlando that

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Linda Stewart decries state, company response to Mosaic sinkhole

Democratic Florida Senate candidate Linda Stewart Monday blasted Mosaic and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for their delayed responses

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Conservative watchdog group files ethics complaint against Stephanie Murphy in CD 7

The conservative watchdog group Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust has filed an ethics complaint against Democrat Stephanie Murphy, nominee

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Blaise Ingoglia talks winning Hispanic vote, I4 Corridor in last month of election

Republican Party of Florida Chairman Blaise Ingoglia is energized for the final month of the election. Two big parts of the RPOF’s

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Stephanie Murphy TV spot in CD 7 introduces her past

Democratic congressional candidate Stephanie Murphy is debuting her first television commercial in the Winter Park-based Florida’s 7th Congressional District, highlighting her

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Diane Roberts: The season when conservatives ramp up the crazy

John Keats called autumn the “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” Which is true. But autumn is also the season

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