Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, Vermont Primary Results – Liveblog

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 7:03 pm

Today features primary elections in Alaska, Arizona, Florida and Vermont, along with a primary runoff in Oklahoma. I will be live blogging all of the results except for the very late closing Alaska. You can find a preview of what to watch for tonight here. You can find live updated results at Politico, Florida Division [...]

FL Sen: Rubio Takes Support from Crist as Party Voters Come Home

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 3:58 pm

Earlier this year, Florida Governor Charlie Crist abandoned the Republican party because he came to the conclusion he would lose the Republican primary for Senate to Marco Rubio. Since becoming an independent candidate, Crist has maintained a modest plurality lead in most polls tracking the three way race between Crist, Rubio, and likely Democratic nominee [...]

Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma, and Vermont Primary Primer

By: Tuesday August 24, 2010 1:12 pm

Primaries take place today in Alaska, Arizona, Florida, and Vermont along with a primary runoff in Oklahoma. The biggest races of the evening are both in Florida — the Democratic primary for Senate and the Republican primary for Governor.

FL Sen and Gov: Polling Shows Meek Strong on Eve of Primary; GOP Gov Nom in Flux

By: Monday August 23, 2010 1:22 pm

With the primary tomorrow, three polling firms, Mason-Dixon (PDF), Quinnipiac and PPP (PDF), are out with their final surveys of the Democratic Senate primary and the Republican gubernatorial primary in Florida. All three pollsters agree that Rep. Kendrick Meek now has at least a ten-point lead over Billionaire Jeff Greene. Meek appears to be in [...]

FL Gov: Brutal Republican Primary Helps Alex Sink Take Lead in New Poll

By: Thursday August 19, 2010 3:04 pm

Thanks to a brutal Republican primary battle between Attorney General Bill McCollum and billionaire Rick Scott, Democrat Alex Sink has been able to take the lead for the first time in Quinnipac’s newest poll. Quinnipac (8/11-16) Alex Sink (D) 31 Bill McCollum (R) 29 Bud Chiles (I) 12 Someone else 2 Wouldn’t Vote 5 DK/NA [...]

FL Sen and Gov: Collapse of the Billionaire Candidates

By: Wednesday August 18, 2010 8:01 pm

Florida has been blessed–or cursed–with not one, but two, self-funded billionaire political novices running for statewide office. Jeff Greene has his eye on the Democratic nomination for US Senate, and Rick Scott is running for the Republican nomination for governor. Both have spent millions of their own personal fortunes to flood Florida’s many expensive media [...]

FL Sen: What Is Going on in Florida? Ipsos and Mason-Dixon Have Very Different Answers

By: Monday August 16, 2010 11:48 am

Just over a week from the August 24 Florida primary, two polls show the Democratic Senate primary and the dynamics of the overall Senate race in very different shape. Mason-Dixon has Rep. Kendrick Meek with a huge lead over his billionaire opponent Jeff Greene, while Ipsos still has Greene with a modest lead. Mason-Dixon (PDF) [...]

FL Primaries: Billionaire Rick Scott Holding Strong, Kendrick Meek Gaining

By: Friday August 6, 2010 4:22 pm

Mason-Dixon released a new poll covering Florida’s two biggest races in advance of the August 24 primary election. In the Republican primary for governor, billionaire Rick Scott has been able to hold onto his lead over Attorney General Bill McCollum. The poll shows Scott leading McCollum 37% to 31% with 29% of voters polled still undecided. [...]

FL Sen: Crist Remains Strong, Meek Remains… Meek

By: Friday July 30, 2010 12:42 pm

When governor Charlie Crist dropped out of the Republican primary, left his party and decided to run as an independent most people thought he did not stand much of a chance of winning. Yet since that time Crist has not only been able to consistently maintain a small lead and actually increase it slightly according [...]

Florida Races Become a Billionaire Boys’ Club

By: Thursday July 29, 2010 5:39 pm

The great state of Florida happens to have not one but two self-financed billionaire political novices running in primaries for top offices this year. Both are challenging veteran politicians with long histories in the state, and according to a new Quinnipiac poll, both have a double-digit lead over their opponents. On the Democratic side, billionaire [...]

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