Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

long odds

Across legislative landscape, Democrats still face long odds

in Uncategorized by

Out of power for more than a decade in Tallahassee, Florida Democrats failed to field challengers for 33 of the 76 GOP-held House seats this year, even though voter-registration trends have made many of them more favorable for the minority party. Reps. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood; Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island; Seth McKeel, R-Lakeland; and John Legg, R-New Port Richey, have already won re-election without a fight. Democratic Rep. Geraldine Thompson of Orlando has also won another two-year term without opposition. In other seats, a Democratic…

Keep Reading

Go to Top