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Election Season Heats Up

The election season is heating up as we close in on the August primaries and march toward the November election, which is less than three months away. Campaign developments are coming fast and furious. Here are some local, state and national campaign notes that caught my eye. Florida GOP Spokesman Resigns Wadi […]


Osceola County Has Most Latino Political Candidates

Osceola County has the most Latinos running for local office, a reflection of the coming of age of the Hispanic population as well as a steep rise in its population. Of the approximately 42 Hispanics who are running for office in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, half are in […]


Record Number of Latinos Running for Office

A record number of Latinos are running for office this year, a sign of the continuing political awakening of the group whose numbers and voters in Central Florida have grown significantly in the past several years. At least 42 Hispanics from as far north as Volusia and south as Osceola counties […]


Sanders Opens Puerto Rico Campaign

When Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stumped for votes in Florida ahead of the March 15 presidential primary, he knew he could not – would not – possibly win the Sunshine State. Sanders was significantly behind in the polls. But he particularly went after the Puerto Rican vote, a constituency that’s […]