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Proposal threatening campaign funding passes state Senate

Florida voters may soon be able to decide whether to stop public financing for campaigns for statewide offices.
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Florida House panel approves term limit for county commissioners

A Florida House panel voted unanimously in favor of a proposal early Friday that would enforce a 12-year term limit for county commissioners.
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Donald Trump trounces Ron DeSantis and the others in Iowa

Former President Donald Trump dominated the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses Monday, beating Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis et al.
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Signs point to more Puerto Rican voters in Florida primary election

There’s no way to tell yet whether there’s been a spike in voters who have recently moved to Florida from Puerto Rico, but there are some signs from the Kissimmee area that there may be...
Libertarian Party of Florida 2018 election elections strategy

A new strategy for Libertarian Party of Florida: no statewide candidates

Four years ago the Libertarian Party of Florida ran candidates for statewide office, placing third in races for governor and attorney general; but something changed this year: there are no Libertarian candidates running for governor...

3 Florida House District 58 candidates debate on WMNF

WMNF’s MidPoint hosted a debate for a special election for the state Legislature; it’s the District 58 seat in eastern Hillsborough County made vacant because Republican Dan Raulerson resigned. Florida House District 58 in the...
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Legislator wants Florida’s Electoral College votes to go to popular vote winner

Donald Trump won the Electoral College despite the fact that three million more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton; a Democratic member of the Florida House calls the Electoral College an “obsolete, archaic, and anti-democratic system”...
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Candidate for Florida governor joins anti-Spencer protest at UF

Hundreds of anti-fascist protesters are greeting white supremacist speaker Richard Spencer at the University of Florida in Gainesville Thursday afternoon. Reporters inside the arena said the 800 seats are more than half full, but mostly...
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Update: vote means St. Pete could play a role in overturning Citizens United

Update: on Thursday Oct. 5, 2017 the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-2 to advance this ordinance. Below is a story originally published on Oct. 27, 2016 and here is a link to a related...
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John Morgan: Florida tort reform let nursing homes “cook ’em alive” after Irma

Attorney John Morgan says he still has not decided if he’s going to run for Florida governor next year — he told the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club in St. Petersburg Wednesday that it depends on...

St. Pete moves forward with campaign finance reform

Despite an opinion from city lawyers that it is unconstitutional, St. Petersburg City Council moved ahead this morning with an ordinance that would cap Super PAC donations and limit contributions from foreign interests in city...
Rick Baker is running again for Mayor of St. Pete

Rick Baker slams Kriseman while entering St. Pete race

Former St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Baker is running again; in an announcement in front of more than 100 supporters on the steps of City Hall, Baker took shots at current Mayor Rick Kriseman, including closing...
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Pasco elections supervisor disputes Trump claims of voting fraud

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he is ordering a Department of Justice investigation into voting fraud; the new president alleges that he lost the popular vote because millions of people voted illegally in...
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“It’s obvious” Russia interfered in U.S. election: Castor

The Washington Post is reporting that the Obama administration will soon announce measures to punish Russia for its attempts to interfere in the recent U.S. election. The Post says there will be “economic sanctions and...
Trump protests in St. Pete

Number of protests in Tampa Bay picks up after Trump election

It’s been about two weeks since Donald Trump won the presidential election and we’ve seen a surge of protests in the area; on WMNF’s MidPoint we talk with three organizers about why there’s so much enthusiasm...

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