December 20, 2012 at 6:40 pm
More than 90 years after the women's suffrage movement in the United States culminated with the Nineteenth Amendment, a South Florida lawmaker has renewed a push to extend equal rights protections to women under the United States Constitution. Continue Reading...
After conceding a two-week challenge over election results that favored Patrick Murphy, U.S. Rep. Allen West said thanks to his supporters during a barbecue at his campaign headquarters Monday.
Hours after Governor Rick Scott challenged 28 state colleges to develop a $10,000 bachelor’s degree program to make college more affordable for families, state Democrats said the move would make the colleges the “Walmart of education.”
U.S. Rep. Allen West has conceded the race for the 18th Congressional district.
Democrat Patrick Murphy was expected to be certified the winner of the 18th Congressional district race on Tuesday after the state Elections Canvassing Committee certified the election results of this and other races in Florida.
Patrick Murphy is the Congressman-elect of the 18th Congressional district, his campaign said on Sunday, after the St. Lucie County Canvassing Board missed the deadline to certify results to the state Division of Elections.
The St. Lucie County Canvassing Board agreed to retabulate all eight days of early voting late Friday after it discovered 304 ballots had not been counted.
A St. Lucie County judge has denied a request by U.S. Rep. Allen West for a full recount of early votes cast in St. Lucie County in the race for the 18th Congressional district.
The St. Lucie County Canvassing Board is expected to decide on Friday whether to retabulate some or all early votes cast ahead of Election Day.
Attorneys for Allen West said late Thursday they had discovered possible discrepancies in St. Lucie County after a review of early and absentee ballot information.