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It’s not the party, it’s the after party: Where to find Tampa Bay candidates on election night

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Election night parties will be raging across the state Tuesday. For some, it’s a chance to pop some bottles and celebrate. For others, it will be a somber event, marking the last hurrah of a long, hard-fought campaign. Want to party like a politician? Here’s a rundown of where candidates will be as the polls close. U.S. Senate It was one of the most-watched U.S. Senate races this election cycle. And on Tuesday night, both Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep.…

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Changing political landscape means contested races in each of Florida’s congressional districts

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In an election year dominated by outsiders and political chaos, it’s not surprising that every congressional district has at least two people vying for the seat. Candidates had until noon Friday to submit their paperwork to run for congressional seats. State records show all of the state’s 27 congressional races in Florida this congressional cycle are contested. There are several factors contributing to the shift in the delegation’s make-up, including a redistricting ruling late last year. The map created new…

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