2020 elections

The Pinellas Legislative Delegation supports a revamp of PSTA; what would it mean for local transit?

A Republican Florida representative has proposed a bill that would change how Pinellas County’s transit organization is governed.
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Florida GOP Chair Christian Ziegler, husband of Moms For Liberty cofounder, accused of sexual battery by alleged menage a trois lover

Christian Ziegler, Florida’s GOP chairman and husband of Sarasota County School Board member and Moms of Liberty co-founder Bridget Ziegler, is under criminal investigation after...
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A decade after Rick Scott refused $1.25 billion from feds, a Florida lawmaker proposes $50 million for private passenger rail between Tampa and Orlando

Florida lawmakers are championing hundreds of projects including $50 million for Brightline to extend rail from Orlando to Tampa.
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Here comes the Sun: Talking pro women’s soccer in Tampa Bay

The new professional women’s soccer team has a name - Tampa Bay Sun FC-will kick off its inaugural season in August 2024.
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Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to...
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Get answers about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace

Information how navigators can help you choose the Obamacare plan that’s best for you and if you are eligible for financial assistance.
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Governor Ron DeSantis appoints Chad Mizelle, with ties to Trump, as chair of state Election Commission

Listen: On Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed four new members to the Florida Election Commission. The newly appointed Chair, Chad Mizelle, has ties to former president Donald Trump. Chad Mizelle served in numerous federal roles...

Florida Dems call on GOP Sen. Garcia to resign amid ‘sham candidate’ scheme

Leaders of the Florida Democratic Party are calling on GOP Sen. Ileana Garcia to resign her District 37 seat immediately following the current legislative session. The call comes a day after a Republican operative was...
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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take oaths as President and Vice President

At 11:49 a.m. ET Wednesday, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States and was honored by the playing of “Hail to the Chief.” Former President Trump left the White...

Radioactivity Thursday: Progressives and the Biden agenda; Pasco County’s Brian Corley defends Election Integrity

December 3, 2020 Good Morning, welcome to Radioactivity.  I’m Rob Lorei.  Coming up—what progressive ideas could Joe Biden implement in his first months in office? Our first guest has some suggestions…. And later- a local Republican...

Radioactivity Tuesday: Local businesses calling for more federal aid; Breaking down the St. Petersburg black vote

December 1, 2020 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity.  I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll take a deep dive into the November 3rd election and look at voting trends among African Americans in St. Petersburg. But first...
by Seán Kinane WMNF 2020 Nov 3 Election Day Gulfport (Pinellas County) Florida. Florida's most densely populated county. A swing county along the I-4 corridor in the country's largest swing state. Biden Harris 2020 precinct vote sign. Joe Biden Donald Trump

Republican Pasco Supervisor of Elections says 2020 election was fair; slams “illegitimate” claims of fraud

The Pasco County (Florida) Supervisor of Elections put out a statement Wednesday afternoon saying the 2020 presidential election was not riddled by fraud as President Trump and many of his followers falsely contend. Republican Brian...
Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Election 2020

Florida’s U.S. Senators contribute to false claims election results shouldn’t be trusted

On Tuesday, both of Florida’s Republican U.S. Senators released statements seeming to sow seeds of doubt on the recent general election. Independent observers confirmed that the elections were free and fair and that Joe Biden...
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Joe Biden is President-Elect; St. Pete celebrates

Dozens of people gathered across from St. Petersburg City Hall Saturday afternoon. It came hours after the Associated Press and several other news organizations projected that Joe Biden would earn more than 270 Electoral College...
by Seán Kinane WMNF 2020 Nov 3 Election Day Gulfport (Pinellas County) Florida. Florida's most densely populated county. A swing county along the I-4 corridor in the country's largest swing state. vote sign precinct election 2020 Biden Harris Edmond Santana Rouson

CountOnUs rallies Saturday in Tampa, St. Pete

Saturday is a national day of action for groups pushing for, in their words, a “national celebration of the values underpinning our democracy: counting every vote, a peaceful transition of power, and putting and maintaining...
by Seán Kinane WMNF 2020 Nov 3 Election Day Gulfport (Pinellas County) Florida. Florida's most densely populated county. A swing county along the I-4 corridor in the country's largest swing state. 2020 Biden Harris Trump Meyer Twitty Santana Rouson Edmund

Some Florida and Tampa Bay 2020 election results

With 97 percent of precincts reporting at the time of publication, Donald Trump is leading Joe Biden in Florida 51 to 48 percent. The AP called victory for Republican Scott Franklin to Congress in Florida’s...
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Video on Facebook shows Pinellas deputies punching anti-Trump protester

A Facebook user, Kiana Lynn, posted video Sunday that shows Pinellas County Sheriff’s Deputies restraining and repeatedly striking Scott Lee Rexroat in Palm Harbor. He was seen carrying a sign opposing President Donald Trump. Here’s...
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UPDATED: Live in the Tampa Bay area? Here’s all the 2020 election info you need to vote

Before the registration deadline, we posted information on how to register and vote in the Tampa Bay area. Here we update that information during Early Voting just days before the 2020 Election Day. It includes...

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