Voting

Political Analyst William March on Sarasota Races

Nov 4, 2016
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Dozens of state House and Senate seats are are up for grabs on Election Day. But only a handful are truly competitive. WUSF's Steve Newborn gets the inside track on two of those races in Sarasota County with longtime political reporter William "Windy" March.

Donald Trump has repeatedly said the 2016 presidential election is "rigged." There's little evidence to support that claim, and both Democratic and Republican leaders have criticized Trump for making it. But he said it again Wednesday in a speech at Miami’s Bayfront Park.

Nearly 5.3 million Floridians have voted early in the Sunshine State, or nearly 41 percent of all active registered voters.

Matthew Trudeau

Donald Trump has repeatedly said the 2016 presidential election is being rigged. That claim’s not supported by evidence other than what Trump gives, but he made it again Wednesday in a speech at Miami’s Bayfront Park. A fair number of Trump supporters at the event are fearful of vote rigging, but don’t believe it’s widespread.

Elections Supervisor Predicts Historic Turnout

Nov 3, 2016
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We're just days away from election day and close to one-third of the state's registered voters have already cast their ballots-with vote by mail or early voting.

That's four million ballots, already in. Pasco Elections Supervisor Brian Corley says many states don't have early voting and require an affidavit to get an absentee ballot, so they the only option is voting in person on election day.

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