The results of the Tampa municipal elections are in and there is more new, pending voting legislation coming from Tallahassee that may make it harder to register and vote.
The Florida House is moving forward to make wide-ranging elections law changes like additional restrictions on voter registration groups.
A new poll shows Florida Governor Ron DeSantis leading former President Donald Trump in two battleground states.
The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Wednesday, April 5th, 2023
Republican lawmakers began advancing a sweeping Florida elections package that would impose further restrictions on voter-registration groups.
Tuesday, March 14 is Election Day for many Pinellas cities and towns. Here’s what you need to know to vote.
In the weekend leading up to Tampa’s municipal election, the NAACP and members of historically African American churches gathered for Souls to the Polls at an early voting site to educate and encourage residents to get out and vote. WMNF Camilla Carrero reports. Members of historically black churches, elected officials, and campaign volunteers, joined together… Read more »
Tampa election The last day to vote in the City of Tampa election is tomorrow. On Sunday, members of historically black churches, elected officials, and campaign volunteers joined together for “Souls to the Polls,” a community-based event to raise awareness on voting. WMNF board member, Yvette Lewis, is the president of the Hillsborough County Branch… Read more »
Nicole Payne is a candidate for Tampa city council elections and joins the forum discussing housing affordability and ‘Souls To The Polls’. “Eracism” is charged against the powers that be regarding development over black cemeteries forgotten to time and continued erasure of Black History. Noreen Copeland-Miller and Eileen Henderson talk about the “Save Memorial Park”… Read more »
Tampa elections The last day to vote in the City of Tampa elections is next Tuesday, March 7th. Early in-person voting started today. The two candidates running for City Council District 4 – Bill Carlson and Blake Casper — debated Friday on WMNF’s The Skinny. Hosts Mitch Perry and Ray Roa asked Carlson to respond… Read more »
In the latest installment of “The Skinny,” Tampa City Council Candidates in District 4—incumbent Bill Carlson and Blake Casper—joined us in-studio to debate live on-air. The new program also got a boost from listeners who helped the show reach its fundraising goal (if you didn’t get a chance to contribute, feel free to do so… Read more »
District 3 Tampa City Council candidates George The Hunted Feshev and Jose Vasquez talked about their bids to unseat incumbent Lynn Hurtak.
Tampa City Council candidates Alan Clendenin, Sonja Brookins and Chase Harrison joined WaveMakers to talk about why they’re challenging Joe Citro for his District 1 City Council seat.
The Florida Senate passed bills that could help send migrants to “sanctuary” cities and bolster efforts to prosecute alleged election fraud.
A look at some of the issues facing voters as Tampa elections draw near on March 7, 2023. Some discussion of inequality and disparity of hurricane Ian relief to Black communities. Florida touts an economic surplus as some who have moved to the state regret their decision. Housing and rising rents stagnate economic progress for… Read more »
Dan Ruth is Back and He’s got Some Things to Say!
Democrats did surprisingly well throughout the U.S. in the midterm elections, EXCEPT in Florida. What’s the matter with Florida? We talk to local Democratic political leaders to find out.
Nikki Fried wants the U.S. DOJ to investigate Donald Trump who said he sent federal agents to Florida to keep the 2018 election from being “stolen” from Ron DeSantis.
Election Day is one of the most important days in American History because it provides an opportunity for citizens to exercise their Democratic right to vote. Election day has been occurring in the United States since the late 1800s and November was chosen as the month for Election Day, largely out of cultural farming conveniences (https://www.history.com/news/why-is-election-day-a-tuesday-in-november). Another important historical… Read more »
Landslide. Red tsunami. Bloodbath. Call it what you will, Republicans overwhelmed Democrats in Tuesday’s elections in Florida.