Southeast Orange County is home to a growing Hispanic population vying for political power. It’s also facing some of the region’s most intense development pressures. In the Aug. 26 nonpartisan primary for this County Commission District 4 region, residents will
When Orange County voters go to the polls in November, they’ll be deciding some key issues that could significantly change the way county elections are held, and also restrict citizens from making their own changes to the county’s government charter.
ORLANDO, Fla. —Changes could be coming to the way the Orange County mayor is elected. The Orange County Commission voted 6 to 1 in favor of a referendum proposing to move countywide elections to presidential elections years and change the
Absentee ballots are becoming increasingly popular, as tens of thousands of them were sent to Central Florida voters last week for the upcoming primary race. While Republicans still run strong in this arena, Democrats are gaining ground. In Orange County,
ORLANDO, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) –More than 7,000 petitions were delivered to the Florida Attorney General’s Office in Tallahassee on Thursday morning, urging Pam Bondi to stop the legal fight against same-sex marriage.The delivery comes a week after a
Hillary Clinton is leading all potential Republican 2016 presidential challengers in Florida, a new poll says. According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, the former secretary of state holds at least a 7-percentage-point lead in match-ups against potential GOP challengers in
More than 981,000 Floridians will get an average refund of $65 from their health insurers this summer because of the Affordable Care Act, federal officials announced today. The law’s so-called “80/20” rule, also called the medical loss ratio, requires insurers
The race for Florida Senate District 12 pits two longtime Democratic rivals against each other: incumbent Geraldine Thompson and former state Sen. Gary Siplin. Two Republicans, Fritz Jackson Seide and Edward DeAguilera, are competing in the Republican side of the primary on Aug.
With weeks left before the August 26 primary, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is once again raising campaign cash far faster than anyone else running in any of six Central Florida Congressional races – and is spending it far faster than anyone else
Florida’s ban on gay marriage was overturned Thursday by a judge in the Keys, the first ruling on a series of lawsuits aiming to legalize same-sex marriage. Circuit Judge Luis Garcia in Monroe County ruled that a 6-year-old provision in