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Three Orlando city commissioners fight to keep their seats and fend off a slew of candidates in a contentious race


If you haven’t been paying attention, next Tuesday is your last chance to vote in the general election for Orlando City Council races. And if you have been paying attention, then you know this melodramatic political tale that one candidate described as “the Jerry Springer” show is finally coming to an end. Orlando Commissioners Jim Gray, Robert Stuart and Regina Hill are all up for re-election, and all have a cluster of competitors after their spots and $58,000 salaries, on the city’s top municipal board. In her first re-election bid, Hill, more than incumbents Stuart or Gray, faces the biggest challenge, going up against six other candidates for the district that goes from Parramore to MetroWest. All three incumbents have …
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Electioneering in Brevard County on Election Day. Photo: Brendan Byrne
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Voting Running Somewhat Smoothly Across Florida


It’s been a relatively smooth day so far at polling places across central Florida. Brevard County reported power outages for about 50 minutes at two locations in Cocoa. And there are reports out of Miami-Dade and Broward counties of yelling and arguing at the polls.
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Congressional Primaries: Districts 9, 10 and 11


Dick Batchelor, former state legislator and president of Dick Bachelor Management Group and Michelle Ertel of Florida Strategic Advisers take a look at the 9th, 10th, and 11th districts – who’s running and what voters can expect in the weeks leading up to the primary.
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Rocket Launch Watchers Weigh In On Presidential Politics


All this week the 90.7 news team is hitting the road and talking to voters. Last week, spectators gathered at Space View Park in Titusville to watch the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. While folks were anxiously awaiting the countdown clock to hit zero, they spoke with 90.7’s Brendan Byrne about the countdown to the Whitehouse.
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