Gay voters angry at Democrats could sway election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - If Democratic candidates are counting on long-standing support from gay voters to help stave off big losses on Nov. 2, they could be in for a surprise.Across the cou..
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Both party chairmen see things going their way

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - The leaders of the Republican and Democratic parties both see things going their way on Election Day.      At least, that's what they're ..
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Palin: Momentum of elections is with Republicans

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin rallied with Florida voters, telling a jubilant crowd the momentum of the midterm elections is with Republicans...
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Spanish-language media campaigns to get out vote

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - Spanish-language media is revving up massive get-out-the-vote campaigns to ensure the nation's Hispanics wield their power at the polls. The move comes as a Republican..
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Rubio's words the same as underdog to frontrunner

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI (AP) - A lot has changed since Republican Marco Rubio entered the Senate race. One thing that hasn't is his message. Last year, Rubio had little money, three staffers and con..
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Ausley says opponent in CFO race afraid of debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Loranne Ausley is angry that her opponent for chief financial officer refuses to debate her. A former Democratic state representative, Ausley on Thursday c..
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Talking politics with WINK News Political Analyst Ben Polk

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Melinda Zinni

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Wednesday night in their second debate gubernatorial candidates Rick Scott and Alex Sink traded fewer barbs and focused on policy differences.
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Florida Senate candidates face off in fourth debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Haley Hinds

DAVIE, Fla. - It was a Senate showdown... just two weeks from election day. The 3 men vying for Florida's U.S. Senate seat sounded off in their fourth debate. The stakes are high a..
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WINK News airing big statewide race debates Tues., Wed.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The candidates in the states two big statewide races square off this week on WINK. Tuesday night at 7, Senate candidates Marco Rubio, Charlie Crist, and Kendrick..
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Fla. voter registration down 30,250 from 2008

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida voter registration is down slightly from two years ago, but the ranks of independent voters have grown since then. Figures released by the Division..
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Clinton campaigns with Meek in St. Pete

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Trailing badly in a three-way race for U.S. Senate, Democrat Kendrick Meek gets some star power from former President Bill Clinton in St. Petersburg. Cl..
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Early voting starts today

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Early voting starts across Southwest Florida today. You can cast your ballot Monday through Saturday this week and next at select locations in Lee, Collier and C..
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Federal judge hears request on campaign financing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge will hear a libertarian group's request that he block enforcement of Florida's campaign finance law governing political action committees a..
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Giuliani joins Rubio on campaign trail in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - With early voting starting Monday, U.S. Senate hopeful Marco Rubio brought out a big name in Republican politics to seal the deal with voters.  Former..
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Race for Florida CFO gets little attention

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - Florida's next chief financial officer will take charge during one of the rockiest times in the state's financial history.      But ..
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As Democrats' message lags, GOP looks for huge wins

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a flurry of campaigning across the country this weekend as candidates court discontented voters two weeks before elections.Polls, campaign finance reports..
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Campaign e-mail says Scott will outlaw abortion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida legislator says in an e-mail that gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott has vowed to support a bill outlawing almost any abortion. If true, it's a c..
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Early voting information in Lee, Charlotte, Collier county

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY EARLY VOTING INFORMATION Monday through Friday - 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM, Saturday - 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM October 18, 2010 through October 30, 2010 EARLY VOTING LOCATION..
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Confident GOP pulls money from Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican officials say they are canceling $4 million in planned TV ads for Florida, a show of confidence in Senate nominee Marco Rubio who leads in polls. The G..
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Marco Rubio and Rudy Giuliani to rally in North Fort Myers Saturday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Marco Rubio, along with special guest Rudy Giuliani, will be at the Shell Factory in North Fort Myers Saturday afternoon. It is for a rally to "Reclaim Ame..
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