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2022 Midterm Election Coverage: Central Florida

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WMFE is focusing our coverage during this midterm election season on not only what we think is important for you know, but the issues that are important to you. We aren’t letting the campaign trails guide our coverage, you are. Let us know what’s driving you to the polls or possibly even keeping you away.


Election night updates: Frost wins Democratic primary in Congressional District 10

Election night updates: Frost wins Democratic primary in Congressional District 10

Election results for Central Florida counties were coming in Tuesday night ...
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Here are the key primary election results from Florida

Here are the key primary election results from Florida

Democrats will determine nominees to take on Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and GOP Sen. Marco Rubio. Several congressional seats are ...
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Democrat Aramis Ayala wins primary for state attorney general

Democrat Aramis Ayala wins primary for state attorney general

Aramis Ayala was fired up on election night after winning the Democratic Party's nomination to run against Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody in November ...
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St. Petersburg Democrat Charlie Crist to face Ron DeSantis in Florida race for governor

St. Petersburg Democrat Charlie Crist to face Ron DeSantis in Florida race for governor

Charlie Crist has won Florida's Democratic primary for governor and will challenge GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis in Nov. DeSantis has an edge when it comes ...
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Mayor Demings uses acceptance speech to talk about penny sales tax initiative

Mayor Demings uses acceptance speech to talk about penny sales tax initiative

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings has won his re-election bid ...
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Congresswoman Demings will face off against Senator Rubio in November

Congresswoman Demings will face off against Senator Rubio in November

Democratic Representative Val Demings will challenge Republican Senator Marco Rubio for his seat in Congress come November ...
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Analysis: What's ahead after Florida's primary election?

Analysis: What’s ahead after Florida’s primary election?

Floridians voted in the state’s primary election Tuesday, including the nomination of Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist. WMFE’s Brendan Byrne spoke with Dick Batchelor, former state ...
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Maxwell Frost, one of the first Gen Z candidates for Congress, has won his primary

Maxwell Frost, one of the first Gen Z candidates for Congress, has won his primary

Florida's Maxwell Frost is the first member of Generation Z to win a primary for the U.S. House. He won the Democratic primary in Florida's ...
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What's school got to do with it? Turns out a lot. District tax referendum is on the ballot today

What’s school got to do with it? Turns out a lot. District tax referendum is on the ballot today

If you’re headed to the polls to vote today in Orange County you’ll find on your ballot a question about whether or not you’d like to extend ...
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It's not just the weather: school board races are heated this year

It’s not just the weather: school board races are heated this year

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, school boards across the country and here in Central Florida have become increasingly more political ...
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Activists in Florida say Black voters have seen their political power curtailed

Activists in Florida say Black voters have seen their political power curtailed

A combination of new election laws and congressional redistricting has made it harder for Black communities in Florida to organize and vote, activists say ...
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How inflation is influencing politics in a bellwether Florida county

How inflation is influencing politics in a bellwether Florida county

Voters in a key swing county in Florida are grappling with some of the highest inflation rates in the country. But it's not necessarily the ...
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Democrats urge voters to ask DeSantis what his plans are for abortion in Florida

Democrats urge voters to ask DeSantis what his plans are for abortion in Florida

Central Florida Democrats held a press conference Wednesday calling on Gov. Ron DeSantis to make his plans for abortion rights in the state of Florida ...
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