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Florida Matters: Voters’ Voices

Voters Panel

A group of voters gathered by WUSF, Bay News 9 and the St. Petersburg Times. From top left: Victor Castrillo, Nick Conte, Tinka Diehl, Eli Goodfellow, Gerry VonEhr, Margaret VonEhr, William Wertz, Nick Tinch.

There’s a new poll out almost every day now that the primary election is upon us, and the leader seems to change with every survey. In cooperation with Bay News 9 and the St. Petersburg Times, we’ll be following a group of votersthrough the November election to get their opinions and perspectives as the races progress. Tonight at 6:30 on WUSF 89.7, meet our group and find out what’s on their minds.

Weigh in: What’s on your mind this election season — what messages from the candidates are resonating with you and which ones are pushing you away?

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Florida Matters: Primary Election – The Final Push

Several high-profile statewide primary races are neck-and-neck right now, and the candidates have gotten very heated in their rhetoric and their advertising. Would-be nominees have one last week to make their case and position themselves with their party’s voters. Veteran political strategists help us figure out what the last-minute strategies will be and how primary winners will fare in the general election. Join us tonight at 6:30 on WUSF 89.7.

Weigh in: If you’re still undecided in any of the primary races, what can the candidates do to win your vote?

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Florida Matters: Primary Election Preview – Senate and Gubernatorial Races

Voters decide Aug. 24 which Republican will face Alex Sink and Buddy Chiles in the governor’s race and which Democrat faces Charlie Crist and Marco Rubio for a U.S. Senate seat. With two weeks to go, these primary races are getting heated, and there’s no love lost between the candidates. They have debated each other several times over the last few weeks. We’ll listen to portions of a debate in each race as voters try to decide who gets their support. Join us tonight at 6:30 on WUSF 89.7.

Weigh in: Have you decided for whom you will vote? How did you make your decision? How did the candidates’ debate performances influence your choice?

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More coverage of the Greene-Meek Debate

More coverage of the McCollum-Scott Debate

Florida Matters: Primary Election Preview – Attorney General’s Race, part 1

The Democratic primary for Florida attorney general has two veteran state lawmakers pitted against one another in a race that has been somewhat overshadowed by contentious contests for governor and U.S. Senate. In the first of our two-part series on the attorney general’s race, we’ll hear from both Democrats who want to be the top law enforcer in Florida. We’ll also meet the race’s lone independent candidate. Join us tonight at 6:30 on WUSF 89.7.

Weigh in: How much are you paying attention to this race? Who are you supporting?

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