2022 elections

The Incarceration Nation

Alexandra Bailey calls in to the Forum to discuss efforts to end mass incarceration in federal prison. She talks about the bipartisan First Step Act...
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Judge upholds a Florida law turning over the Gainesville utility to a state-appointed board

A circuit judge rejected a challenge by the city of Gainesville to a new Florida law overhauling control of the Gainesville municipal utility.
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Florida lawmaker proposes designating State Road A1A as “Jimmy Buffett Memorial Highway”

A Florida legislator proposes designating State Road A1A as “Jimmy Buffett Memorial Highway” to honor the musician who died Sept. 1 at age 76.
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Hurricane Ian, one year later: A story of resiliency and hope

Hurricane Ian was the 3rd-costliest natural disaster to hit the U.S.: $115.2 billion in damages and 156 fatalities in Florida and elsewhere.
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Transgender and nonbinary people sue Florida over its “discriminatory” bathroom law

A federal lawsuit challenges a new Florida law requiring people to use public restrooms that align with their sex assigned at birth.
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The Scoop: Fri., September 29, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Naples Capitol breacher caught A member of the ‘Proud Boys’ extremist group, who disappeared days before his sentencing in the U.S. Capitol riot case in...
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Florida redistricting

Florida lawmakers appeal in their redistricting testimony fight

Florida lawmakers are fighting giving depositions in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a congressional redistricting plan.
Rick Scott in Tampa; 2018 election

Rick Scott launches a bid for Senate GOP leader

U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R-FL), said he will seek to become Senate Republican leader, challenging leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
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 Meyer Twitty Rouson Santana Biden Harris 2020

Election law changes may be coming

Florida’s Election head says it’s likely that more election law changes are coming. The reason is because of new representatives arriving.
Florida redistricting

Judges clear the way for a case on Florida’s congressional redistricting

Federal judges have refused to toss out a lawsuit alleging Florida's congressional redistricting is “intentionally racially discriminatory.”
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida)

Ten takeaways from Florida’s 2022 elections

Landslide. Red tsunami. Bloodbath. Call it what you will, Republicans overwhelmed Democrats in Tuesday’s elections in Florida.
DeSantis defeats Charlie Crist Election 2022

DeSantis dominates in winning a second term as Florida governor

Gov. Ron DeSantis easily won a second term as Florida Governor in the 2022 election against Democrat Charlie Crist.
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Hillsborough and Pasco Supervisors of Elections talk about Election Day 2022 in Florida

On Election Day 2022 we spoke with Supervisors of Elections Craig Latimer from Hillsborough County and Brian Corley from Pasco County.
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More about how to vote and what to know about Florida’s 2022 elections

Information about voting in Florida's 2022 elections including how to vote and which races are worth following.
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Confused about a local referendum or candidate on your 2022 election ballot? Here’s where to get more information

Here's information about where to get more information about candidates and local referenda on your 2022 election ballot.
Florida Senate race: Janet Cruz vs. Jay Collins

Five Florida Senate races to watch, including one in Tampa Bay

Republicans have controlled the Florida Senate since the 1990s but Democrats hope to pick up a couple of seats in 2022.
Florida House of Representatives

Here are seven Florida House races to watch, including three in the Tampa Bay area

All 120 Florida House districts were redrawn this year in redistricting; but there is only a small number of competitive races.

Political strategist Maya Brown on the midterm elections

With just a week to go before the final day of voting, Democratic political consultant Maya Brown joined WaveMakers to talk midterms

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