2020 elections

Congress certifies Biden as president after rioting mob is driven from the Capitol

BY: - January 7, 2021

WASHINGTON — After a day of insurrection and deadly violence at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers early Thursday certified Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden the winner of the November presidential election. But as they moved toward the certain outcome of victory for Biden, some Republicans backed away from their earlier objections to the certification. They […]

FL’s electors make it official: Trump-Pence won the Sunshine State

BY: - December 14, 2020

Florida’s presidential electors cast their 29 votes for President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Monday, but they weren’t enough to overcome Democrat Joe Biden’s lead in electoral votes. The electors, including Republican Party officials and elected leaders, convened in the Florida Senate chamber at 2 p.m. to bring the election to a […]

supreme court

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Texas suit that tried to overturn election results

BY: - December 11, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday tossed a Texas lawsuit that sought to derail the presidential election results from four battleground states, despite pressure on the justices from President Trump. “Texas has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another state conducts its elections,” according to the unsigned court […]

FL’s Republican AG Moody gets involved in presidential election challenge before U.S. Supreme Court

BY: - December 9, 2020

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has joined a friend-of-the court brief in support of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s request that the U.S. Supreme Court overrule presidential election returns in four states and let those states’ legislatures decide the outcome. “The integrity of the 2020 election is of paramount importance. The United States Supreme Court […]

COMMENTARY

For 70 million real Americans, Donald Trump is the new ‘Lost Cause’

BY: - November 30, 2020

Can I get a Rebel Yell? No matter what the libtards say, Marse Donald is president of these United States, and he ain’t going nowhere. Until Jan. 20th, that is, but only because he wants to — not because the Fake News, the Deep State, and the Coastal Elites say he has to. We all […]

COMMENTARY

Who are the true radical extremists in the Georgia U.S. Senate race?

BY: - November 27, 2020

The Republican argument against Georgia U.S. Senate Democratic candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock is that they are “radical extremists.” And if true, that would be a problem. Our system of government is built upon compromise and moderation, and putting radical extremists in charge of such a government would be self-destructive. Georgia voters understand that […]

Georgia’s exhausting election recount reaffirms Biden’s track to electoral win

BY: - November 20, 2020

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger plans to certify the presidential election Friday after a recount of Georgia’s 5 million votes confirmed that President-elect Joe Biden narrowly edged out President Donald Trump. The painstaking ballot hand count to audit the presidential election showed Biden received nearly 13,000 more votes than Trump in their contest for Georgia’s […]

House

It was a good night for Republicans in FL legislative, congressional races

BY: - November 3, 2020

Two Democratic members of the Florida Congressional Delegation were trailing in reelection bids Tuesday evening as a number of competitive state legislative seats were trending Republican. In Congressional District 26 in far South Florida, Democratic incumbent Debbie Mucarsel-Powell was trailing by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez — he had 52 percent to her 48 percent. […]

Florida voters can hop a free ride to the polls on Election Day

BY: - November 2, 2020

Florida voters who lack transportation can score free and discounted rides from Lyft and Uber to and from the polls on Election Day, thanks in part to a nonpartisan organization dedicated to increasing voter turnout among young and low-income people and seniors. Plus1Vote is offering the free rides via Lyft as many Floridians suffer financial […]

The 2020 elections: State and local races could influence Florida’s future for the next decade

BY: - November 2, 2020

For all the storm and stress attending the presidential election in Florida, other ballot races will also prove decisive to the future of the state — particularly for state House and Senate members who will redraw legislative district boundaries next year. That redrawing of those districts in line with the 2020 U.S. Census — and […]

‘A stone-cold up-and-down referendum on Donald Trump’: Will FL voters kick him out and pick Biden?

BY: - November 2, 2020

Whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden captures Florida’s 29 electoral votes largely depends on whether the Democratic Party manages to harvest nearly 600,000 mail-in votes that have not yet been cast — and also outflank the GOP in election-day voting. As of Sunday, the Republicans had returned more than 3.3 million mail-in and early votes […]

Nikki Fried urges Trump campaign rally attendees to mask up against COVID-19

BY: - October 23, 2020

With President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence planning multiple rallies across Florida, leading Democrats are again voicing concern that those events could become vectors for COVID-19 outbreaks. “Anytime that Trump comes to not just the state of Florida, but across the country, we are seeing this as an opportunity for super spreaders,” Agriculture Commissioner […]