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After Winning Primary by 5 Votes, Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick is a Heavy Favorite to Head...

In the special election to replace the late U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., businesswoman Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick prevailed by Broward County Commissioner Dale Holness and a large crowd to win the Democratic nomination in this...

Mary McLeod Bethune Statue Ready for Statuary Hall in the Capitol

This week, the statue of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune which will represent Florida in Statuary Hall in the Capitol was unveiled at an event in Daytona Beach. U.S. Reps. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., and Michael Waltz,...

Crowded Field of Democrats Running in Special Election for South Florida Congressional Seat

Filing closed this week in the special election to replace the late U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., and a large crowd of candidates is running in this South Florida district. The primary will be held...

Lauren Book to Take Over as Democratic Leader in the Florida Senate

On Wednesday, Book said she “plans to bring results-oriented leadership to the Democratic Caucus” when she leads it from the 2022 elections to the 2024 elections.

Dale Holness Will Run for Open Congressional Seat in South Florida

With longtime U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., passing away last week at the age of 84, the race to replace him is starting to heat up.
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Perry Thurston Plans to Run for Congress in South Florida

Thurston told Politico this week that he plans to run for Congress. He also praised Hastings on Tuesday.

Wilton Simpson Makes Appointments to State, Regional and National Boards and Councils

“It is an honor to have many of my fellow Senators, as well as leaders in our communities and state, serve in these important capacities,” said Simpson on Friday. “I have full confidence that they will diligently and effectively represent the Florida Senate and the state of Florida.”
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Gary Farmer Takes Over as Democrats’ Leader in the Florida Senate

Farmer also unveiled his leadership on Tuesday.

Ron DeSantis Issues Stay-at-Home Order for Florida

The executive order will start on Thursday and will extend through all of April and will be all non-essential activities outside the home.