Scott, McCollum pull out stops day before election

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bill McCollum and Rick Scott are doing as much last minute campaigning as possible. Both republicans are vying to be Florida's governor, and covered much of the ..
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Early voting numbers released in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WINK News tallies early voting totals. In total, 26,889 people voted early in SWFL. 56,934 voted via absentee ballots. Lee County: Early Voting - 13,360 Absentee - 24,296 (41,973 s..
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Crist expected to get Fla. PSC nominees this week

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Charlie Crist is expected this week to receive a slate of seven finalists to replace two incumbent utility regulators spurned by a nominating panel. C..
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Local politicians to cast votes in SWFL Tuesday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

NAPLES, Fla. - Rick Scott and his wife Ann Scott will be voting in Naples. Rick Scott is the Republican candidate for governor. NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lieutenant Governor Jeff Ko..
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Fla. gubernatorial candidates plan busy day

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Bill McCollum and Rick Scott are taking to the skies to get in as much last-minute campaigning as possible. Embroiled in a tight race for the Republican gubernat..
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Gov. candidates look for votes in church

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Republican candidates for governor both started the day in church hoping to win some more votes in their tight primary race. Attorney General Bill McC..
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GOP governor candidates focus on Panhandle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - With time growing short, the Republican candidates for governor are traversing the Florida Panhandle looking for votes. Locked in a tight primary race for ..
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Independents grow in Florida voter rolls

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The number of Florida voters registering with no party affiliation has grown almost 2.5 percent since 2008 while the number of Democrats and Republicans has sh..
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Meek, Greene campaign 2 days before Senate primary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Democrats Kendrick Meek and Jeff Greene are hitting the campaign trail for the last Sunday before the Senate primary.      Congressman Meek pl..
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Republican Gov. candidates start day in church, then SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Republican candidates for governor both started the day in church hoping to win some more votes in their tight primary race.Attorney General Bill McCo..
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Early voting ends in Lee County

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The early voting period for Florida's primary election has ended.Early voting locations closed in Lee County on Saturday afternoon.A final tally shows well over ..
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Legislative races overshadowed by statewide races

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - There are few competitive primary races for seats in the Florida Legislature.      The biggest name facing opposition in Tuesday's..
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Democrats Meek, Greene campaign ahead of Senate primary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Democratic Senate candidates are campaigning for the final weekend before Tuesday's primary.      Rep. Kendrick Meek begins t..
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GOP governor candidates focus on Panhandle

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) - With time growing short, the Republican candidates for governor are traversing the Florida Panhandle looking for votes.      Locke..
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Senate contenders are down to their finals days

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

MIAMI (AP) - Senate hopeful Marco Rubio is taking his campaign to seniors. The Republican is visiting Miami Jewish Health Systems, a nursing home and health care facility, on Frida..
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Early voting locations and times in SWFL

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY: HOURS FOR EARLY VOTING: Monday thru Friday – 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM Saturday – 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM DATES FOR EARLY VOTING: August 9, 2010 to August 21, 20..
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Gov. campaign down to last days for GOP contenders

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Florida governor hopefuls Bill McCollum and Rick Scott are hoping to sway undecided voters in the final days of their tight Republican primary race. McCollum, th..
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Robo calls flood Floridians phonelines in countdown to primary

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

FORT MYERS, Fla. - With election season underway, many phones are being flooded with pre-recorded calls from politicians. "They call at dinner time, and they call after dinner when..
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McCollum beats Scott in new poll; Attorney General talks with WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Bill McCollum is all smiles, riding the wave of support from a new poll by Quinnipiac University.   It shows the Fla. Attorney General, beating republi..
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Obama attends South Florida benefit to help Sink

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Obama's brief visit to Miami Beach is bringing both cheers of support and signs of protest. Obama arrived at the landmark Fontainebleau hotel jus..
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