DeSantis holds lead over Gillum after recount

Republican Ron DeSantis maintained a narrow lead over over Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum after most counties submitted results from a machine recount on Thursday.

Florida Senate race heads to a hand recount

The Florida Senate race between Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Gov. Rick Scott (R) is heading to a hand recount after the latest round of machine tallies showed the two candidates still neck and neck….

All eyes on Florida as machine recount ends

The results of Florida’s Senate and governor races hang in the balance Thursday as the state gears up to announce the outcomes of machine recounts in both contests following a 3 p.m. deadline.

Scott appeals judge’s decision to give Florida voters extra time to fix ballot issues

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) and the campaign arm for Senate Republicans are appealing a fede…

Florida election officials referred ‘irregularities’ to federal prosecutors, documents show

The Florida Department of State quietly referred altered state election documents to federal prosecutors last week, marking the first known instance of state officials flagging irregularities to law enforcement this year….

Florida races head to recounts

Three statewide races in Florida are heading for recounts after a key deadline for county election officials to submit unofficial vote tallies came and went Saturday.The first round of machine recounts, which must…

Florida prepares for bitter legal fight over votes

Democrats and Republicans are bracing for a bitter legal fight over vote tallies in Florida that have thrown the state’s hotly contested Senate race into chaos.

Palm Beach judge orders elections official to turn over ballots in legal win for Scott

A judge in Palm Beach, Fla., on Friday ordered the county’s top elections official to turn over to the county canvassing board a trove of ballots deemed faulty by local officials, delivering a key legal victory to Gov. Ri…

Trump says law enforcement is examining possible ‘election fraud’ in Florida

President Trump said Thursday that law enforcement was examining a “big corruption scandal” regarding “Election Fraud” in two Florida counties that have found themselves at the center of a bitter fight over vote counts in…

Trump says law enforcement is examining possible ‘election fraud’ in Florida

President Trump said Thursday that law enforcement was examining a “big corruption scandal” regarding “Election Fraud” in two Florida counties that have found themselves at the center of a bitter fight over vote counts in…

Scott files lawsuit over Florida Senate vote as recount odds grow

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is suing Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, alleging that her office has withheld crucial voter information as Scott’s closely watched Senate race against Sen. Bill Nelson (D…

Florida Senate and Governor races head to recount

Florida’s Senate and governor races tightened even more on Thursday, buoying Democratic hopes that Sen. Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum could eke out narrow wins and frustrating Republicans who saw the contests as all but d…

Scott appears headed for victory in Florida Senate race

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) appeared headed for victory against Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) in the state’s hotly contested Senate race on Tuesday, delivering a blow to Democrats that worked for months to help Nelson hold on…

Top 10 GOP House seats most likely to flip in a blue wave

Republicans are scrambling to minimize their losses in Tuesday’s midterm elections in an effort to deny Democrats the 23 seats they need to recapture a majority in the House.In recent weeks, Republican groups have…

Gloves come off as Gillum, DeSantis enter final days of Florida race

DAVIE, Fla. – The race for governor in Florida has morphed into an all-out brawl between dueling sides of the political spectrum as race-related controversies and allegations of corruption enter the fray.A …

Five takeaways from Florida’s fiery final gubernatorial debate

DAVIE, Fla. — Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis engaged in a volatile and often angry war of words in Florida on Wednesday, ending the final debate in the state’s gubernatorial race be…

Five takeaways from Gillum and DeSantis’s first debate

Democrat Andrew Gillum and Republican Ron DeSantis faced off Sunday night in a heated debate that underscored the intense political divisions at play not just in Florida, where the two are vying to become the next governo…

Small-dollar donations explode in the Trump era

An explosion of small dollar donations has become an increasingly powerful force in campaign politics, reflecting the sharp partisan divide under President Trump.

Five takeaways from the first North Dakota Senate debate

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) went toe-to-toe in a heated debate on Thursday, trading barbs on everything from President Trump’s trade war with China to bitter campaign attack ads.The…

GOP sees new hope to expand Senate majority

Republicans are increasingly optimistic about their chances of expanding their narrow Senate majority after the polarizing confirmation battle over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.In the weeks since a series…