Articles Tagged 'Bill McCollum'
For GOP, it’s McCollum or Scott for governor
ByÂ MITCH STACY, Associated Press
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican voters will decide Tuesday if they want a career public servant or a wealthy newcomer to get their party’s nomination for Florida governor.
The GOP primary election culminates months of personal attacks, name-calling and negative TV ads in the race between Attorney General Bill McCollum and Rick Scott, a… READ MORE
Florida Governor: Scott (R) 35%, Sink (D) 31%, Chiles (I) 16%
Rick Scott remains the stronger of the two Republican hopefuls for governor of Florida against Democrat Alex Sink, with independent candidate “Bud” Chiles siphoning votes from both parties.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Florida shows Scott with 35% of the vote, Sink with 31% and Chiles trailing at 16%. Six percent (6%) like… READ MORE
McCollum Turns To Bush In Florida Race
Posted by Mike Memoli, Real Clear Politics
Just how seriously is Bill McCollum taking the new challenge to his right? The Florida attorney general, who once had a clear path to the GOP nomination for governor, is featuring an endorsement from Jeb Bush in his first television advertisement of the race.
Since entering the race last month, health care executive… READ MORE
GOP State Officials to Try Blocking Healthcare Law in Court
Unsuccessful in the legislative arena, opponents of the sprawling healthcare bill passed by the House pledged Monday to open a second front, saying they would… READ MORE