Florida Election Day: Read Up On Local Races Before Heading To The Polls
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Florida voters head to the polls today. Learn about the candidates in your area.
Floridians head to the polls today. Here are election previews from across the state.
Know Your Candidates 2012: Primary Election Guide – “The primary election for federal, state and local offices will be held on Aug. 14. The only statewide primary is for the U.S. Senate. Incumbent Bill Nelson, a Democrat, faces one Democratic challenger while four Republicans are running for the GOP nomination. Florida’s primary is considered closed, meaning only registered Republicans can vote in the Republican primary and only registered Democrats can vote in the Democratic primary.” The Tampa Bay Times
Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide August 2012 Primary – “Welcome to the Voter Guide. Choose two candidates. Click Compare. Get Informed.” The Orlando Sentinel
A voter’s guide to Miami-Dade ballot races – “Missed our coverage over the past week of Miami-Dade races on the Aug. 14 primary ballot? Here are links to our stories, all in one place. For the Miami Herald editorial board’s recommendations, click here. (The recommendations, and this blog post, will be updated as new editorials and articles are published.)” The Miami Herald
Primary day: Northeast Florida’s races to watch – “You know those candidates that have been overflowing your mailboxes each night? Today is the day you vote for those guys. Some people – more than 33,000 in Duval County – have already voted in the primary, but that’s only roughly 6 percent of county voters. As usual, most who vote will vote on election day.” The Florida Times-Union
Five candidates compete for Broward District 5 School Board seat – “Five candidates are competing for the Broward School Board’s District 5 seat, and all stress the need to rebuild public trust and improve minority student performance.” The South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Broward County School Board District 4: Six candidates seek seat in Aug. 14 election – “The winner of the upcoming School Board District 4 election will become the fourth person to hold the northwest Broward seat in three years. The nonpartisan race features five candidates, after a sixth contender decided to bow out this week.” The South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Broward County School Board District 3: Three candidates seek seat in Aug. 14 election – “Three candidates with strong connections to Broward’s public schools are vying for the District 3 School Board seat held since 2004 by Maureen Dinnen, who is stepping down.” The South Florida Sun-Sentinel