Rick Scott names running mate State Rep. Jennifer Carroll

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Republican nominee for governor Rick Scott is set to name State Rep. Jennifer Carroll as his running mate. Scott's campaign said he would announce his cho..
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Rick Scott picks a running mate while Chiles drops out

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Republican nominee for governor Rick Scott is set to name State Rep. Jennifer Carroll as his running mate. Scott's campaign said he would announce his cho..
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Florida Governor's race shake-up

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A major shakeup in the Florida Governor's race. Bud Chiles is dropping out as an independent candidate. Our partners at the News-Press say Chiles is expected to ..
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Republican leaders mend fences in Fla. with Scott

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

SWEETWATER, Fla. (AP) - Republican leaders are mending more fences with gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, head of the Republican Governors Associati..
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Crist for U.S. Senate campaign can keep spending Republican funds

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlie Crist for U.S. Senate campaign can keep spending $10 million he received while running as a Republican. Republican donors, including a Naples wom..
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Slightly more than 1 in 5 in Florida went to polls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Slightly more than one in five eligible Florida voters participated in the primary election. The Secretary of State's office said Monday turnout for the Au..
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Crist, Meek tout plans to stimulate economy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Two of Florida's U.S. Senate hopefuls, Gov. Charlie Crist and Congressman Kendrick Meek, on Sunday touted their plans to stimulate the lagging economy.  &nbs..
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Incumbent Hayward wins Lee Co. judge recount

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Incumbent Lee County judge Archie Hayward will remain in office following a recount in a closely contested race.Lee County elections officials say Hayward slight..
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WV Gov. Manchin wins Democratic US Senate nomination

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Popular West Virginia Democratic Gov. Joe Manchin easily won his party's nomination and will face Republican primary winner John Raese in the race for the ..
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Recount underway in Lee County judicial race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A recount in underway for a Lee County race that was too close to call after Tuesday's elections.Incumbent judge Archie Hayward and former Cape mayor Eric Feicht..
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Political ads surpass 2006 levels as attacks mount

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Spending on political ads is on the rise across the country, and attack ads are leading the way. Candidates who take the high road do so at their peril.As of Thur..
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Votes being recounted in Lee County race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A machine recount will be conducted Saturday in a Lee County judicial race. Eric Feichthaler and Archie Hayward were separated by less than 200 votes after elect..
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McCollum still unsure of Fla. GOP nominee Scott

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney Bill McCollum has ceded the Republican gubernitorial nomination to Rick Scott. But it's going to take more than that for Scott to win McCollum's s..
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Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek thanks supporters in Fort Myers

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Democrat Kendrick meet thanked a group of supporters at a victory party Wednesday night. The show of support came a day after Meek defeated billionaire Jeff Gree..
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Rick Scott declares victory in GOP race for governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Fresh off his primary win for the Republican nomination for governor, Naples businessman Rick Scott says he's ready for the general election."They believed ..
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Florida voters stick with their elected officials

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Legislative incumbents ruled the day in Florida's primary voting. The closest race was in the state's Big Bend region where challenger Jimmie Smith held a ..
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Florida election winners

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Florida election winners as of Wednesday 10:30 am: Governor GOP: Republican Primary - Rick Scott Governor: Democrat Primary - Alex Sink U.S. Senate: Republican Primary - Marco Rubi..
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McCollum concedes by early morning e-mail

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In an early Wednesday morning e-mail, Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum conceded the GOP primary race for Governor. "The votes today have been tallied and I..
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Rick Scott winner of GOP nomination for Governor

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rachid Haoues

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -  Rick Scott has defeated Attorney General Bill McCollum in the Republican primary for governor. After walking up to the podium Tuesday night Scott decl..
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CAMPAIGN CENTRAL: Immediate Election Returns Everywhere

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

Results display continuously at the bottom of your TV screen. Updates every minute on WINK NEWS.COM, TWITTER and FACEBOOK. Radio coverage on 1200/1460 WINK NEWS RADIO. Plus, comple..
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