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Republican Jolly Wins Florida Special Election

By David Lauter, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Barack Obama’s health care law. With all precincts reporting, Republican […]

March 11, 2014

Absentee Ballots Look Like Bad News For GOP Candidate In Florida

The polls won’t close in the special election to replace the late U.S. Representative Bill Young (R-FL) until March 11, but absentee ballots are already pouring in — and they appear to be bad news for Republican nominee David Jolly. As the Tampa Bay Times’ Adam Smith reports, Pinellas county voters had cast over 64,000 […]

February 21, 2014