Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Caldwell faces Democrat Nikki Fried, an attorney and lobbyist, in next month’s general election. 
On Tuesday, “Larry Sabato’s Crystal Ball” shifted its look at two races in Florida, downgrading U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan’s R-Fla., chances and improving U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., odds of winning a second term. 
Giffords herself weighed in on Thursday as to why her group was making these endorsements. 
Almost two-fifths of those surveyed--38 percent--have already voted and they have given DeSantis the early lead with the congressman taking 60 percent of these voters while Putnam reels in 33 percent of them.
Trying to replace Dennis Ross in Congress, developer Sean Harper hopes voters will want someone with his business background in Washington D.C. instead of better known candidates. 
While the generic ballot favors the Democrats, not all is lost for the Republicans. The same poll shows Republicans are starting to come alive and close the enthusiasm gap that has been favoring the Democrats. In fact, the poll shows it’s almost even.
The Family Research Council is one of the largest and most influential groups of social and religious conservatives in the nation.  
Led by Kent Stermon, the COO of Total Military Management, the committee has more than 45 members and includes a “diverse group of experts, including members of the law enforcement community, experts in the public safety field, members of the armed services, veterans, and school safety advocates in our state” including a current sitting member of Congress and sheriffs from across the Sunshine State. 
Pam Bondi slams Andrew Gillum for backing Aramis Ayala, Hillary Clinton to campaign for Andrew Gillum and Publix creating 700 jobs in Central Florida over the next decade.
The poll of 2,312 registered voters who said they are planning to vote in the general election was taken from Sept. 29 through Sept. 30 and had a margin of error of +/- 2 percent.