Poll: Meek, McCollum now lead in Fla. primaries

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll shows Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum now leading millionaire businessman Rick Scott in their nasty and expensive fight for the Republica..
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Fla. launches new website for election results

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida is launching a new website offering election results including a tool for tracking specific races. Interim Secretary of State Dawn K. Roberts said ..
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Rick Scott envelopes cause major problems with voters

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Nicole Groll

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Last week there was a problem with the absentee ballots being returned to senders. This week voters need to make sure their vote will count.Part of Rick Scott's ..
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Congressman Mack holding voters forum Monday night

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Voters have the chance to ask questions and learn more about the political policies dominating the campaign trail tonight. Congressman Connie Mack is holding a v..
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Wealthy newcomer Scott gains the edge in Fla. GOP race

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Down in the polls for most of the summer and running out of money in a Florida governor's race once considered his to lose, Republican Bill McCollum's long caree..
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Democrats Meek, Greene split on stimulus, Cuba policy

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. (AP) - Billionaire Jeff Greene wants to consider lifting Cuban trade and travel restrictions and said the $787 billion stimulus is a failure, points Rep. Kendri..
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GOP senator suggests mosque will be election issue

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Will Democrats be seeing some fallout this November over the ground zero mosque debate?      They will, according to Republican Sen. John..
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Judah endorses Pendergrass in primary battle against Bigelow

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee Co. Commissioner Ray Judah is endorsing a man, running against sitting commissioner Brian Bigelow.   It's a rare move in local politics, and some s..
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Hispanic leaders decry immigration proposal

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Prominent Hispanic supporters of Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill McCollum are decrying his proposed Arizona-style legislation on illegal immigratio..
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Kendrick Meek rides better poll numbers on visit to SW Florida

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The congressman who wants to be the next U.S. Senator for Florida, came to Naples and Fort Myers, riding a wave of improving poll numbers in his fight for nomina..
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Meek and Scott bring campaigns to Fort Myers Thursday

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT MYERS, Fla- Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Kendrick Meek is bringing his bus tour to Fort Myers today. Republican candidate for Governor Rick Scott will also be cam..
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Candidate calls for 'camps' for illegal immigrants

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - A candidate for the Florida House of Representatives says "camps" should be built to house illegal immigrants in Florida until they can be deported. Marg B..
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McCollum boards bus to make up ground

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Behind in the polls in the Republican governor's contest, Bill McCollum is hoping to make up some ground with a four-day bus tour of parts of north Florid..
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WINK News viewers sound off on McCollum's immigration plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WINK News is airing your comments from our website and our Facebook page. Here are a few: Joshua Mallory says "I hope it passes. It's already federal law, so why not enforce it at ..
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Ballot blunder could keep votes from counting; envelope design to blame

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A ballot blunder could keep your vote from counting in the upcoming primary election. A new envelope design is forcing the return of some absentee ballots back t..
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McCollum proposes immigration bill similar to AZ

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is proposing immigration legislation similar to what Arizona passed earlier this year. McCollum unveiled proposed legisl..
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McCollum to Scott: 'come clean' on deposition

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Attorney General Bill McCollum says his rival for Florida's Republican gubernatorial nomination should "come clean" and release a video deposition he gave ..
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Debate will go on without Scott

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott won't be there, but Bill McCollum still plans to show up in Orlando and take questions in what was supposed to be a third televised debate between t..
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Democratic candidates for Senate debate

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The Democratic candidates for Senate taking political punches at each other during a debate Tuesday. Billionaire Jeff Greene, said Rep. Kendrick Meek is just a c..
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Greene, Meek meet in third Fla. Senate debate; debate will air at 9 pm on WINK News

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Democrats Jeff Greene and Rep. Kendrick Meek will meet for their third debate. If Tuesday's debate is anything like the first two, there will be a lot of firew..
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