Archive for the ‘Florida’ Category
Florida was the tipping point state in 2000 that gave George W. Bush the presidency over Al Gore and with 29 electoral votes it could play a similar role in 2012. Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have spent considerable time and resource in the state, with the Republicans having their convention in Tampa. For [...]
The Republican primary will determine their candidate against Barack Obama’s re-election in November and the links below will help you stay in formed. 2012 Republican Primary News Coverage: New York Times Washington Post CNN Front loading HQ 538
Our Vote Live.org is tracking voting problems being reported during the November 4th, 2008 election and has several maps showing where the problems are occurring, both at the state and county level. . The maps below are from 11:30 AM EST, but already show that there are a lot of voting issues accross the country. [...]
The New York Times has another article and map graphic in their Stateside series examining swing states, this time the focus is on Florida and Obama’s rise in recent polls. The four most recent polls from late September put Mr. Obama ahead of Mr. McCain by three to eight percentage points, a sharp swing from [...]
August 24, 2008 Update: Map the Candidates.com has launched for the general election. The map of campaign stops since June shows that both campaigns are spending significant time in the mid-West and consider Ohio and Michigan to be critically important swing states www.mapthecandidates.com December 17, 2007 Primary Coverage Slate.com has built a mashup of primary [...]
John McClain and Hillary Clinton Win the January 29th, 2008 Florida Presidential Primary.
John McCain defeated the other Republican presidential candidates to win the Florida primary and in the process knocked Rudy Giuliani out of the race. Giuliani staked his candidacy on winning Florida and his defeat there means that he will drop out of the race soon. The Republican race is now looking like a two way race between John McCain and Mitt Romney with Super Tuesday less than a week away.
The Democratic National Committee stripped Florida of it’s delegates and as a result the candidates did not campaign in the sate. Hillary Clinton, the winner of Florida, is lobbying to have Florida’s delegates reinstated.
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