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{{tnr}}{{pt1}}[[Florida elections, 2015|2015]]{{pt2}}[[Florida elections, 2013|2013]]{{pt3}}'''Florida election information for 2014''' is listed below.
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[[File:Flag of Florida.png|link=Florida|alt=Florida|right|350px|Florida]]
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The '''state of [[Florida]] will hold elections''' in 2014. Below are the dates of note:
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* [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2014 state government elections|Signature filing deadline]]: '''March 31, 2014'''
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* Voter registration deadline for Primary election: '''July 28, 2014'''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|Primary date]]: '''August 26, 2014'''
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* Voter registration deadline for General election: '''October 6, 2014'''
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* [[Ballotpedia:Calendar|General election date]]: '''November 4, 2014'''
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==2014 elections==
 
==2014 elections==
===Elections by type===
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===Races to watch in Florida===
=U.S. House=
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'''''U.S. Congress'''''
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::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2014]]''
 
::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2014]]''
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=State Executives=
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'''''State Executive Officials'''''
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::''See also: [[Florida state executive official elections, 2014]]''
 
::''See also: [[Florida state executive official elections, 2014]]''
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=State Senate=
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'''''Florida State Legislature'''''
::''See also: [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014]]''
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=State House=
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::''See also: [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014]] and [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014]]''
::''See also: [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014]]''
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{{FL SLP 2014}}
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===Elections by type===
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='''U.S. House'''=
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[[File:CongressLogo.png|right|200px|link=Portal:Congress]]
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{{TOC maker|1=U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida|1.1=Partisan breakdown|1.2=Incumbents|1.3=Race background|1.4=List of candidates by district}}
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==U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida==
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::''See also: [[United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2014]], [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014]] and [[Special elections to the 113th United States Congress (2013-2014)]]''
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The [[United States House of Representatives elections, 2014|2014 U.S. House of Representatives]] elections in [[Florida]] will take place on [[United States Congress elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]. Voters '''will elect 27 candidates to serve in the [[U.S. House]]''', one from each of the state's 27 congressional districts.
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===Partisan breakdown===
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds 17 of the 27 congressional seats from [[Florida]].
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===Incumbents===
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Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 27 congressional districts are:
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''Name'''
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''Party'''
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! style="background-color:#444; color: white;" |'''District'''
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| [[Jeff Miller (Florida)|Jeff Miller]]||{{red dot}}|| 1
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| [[Steve Southerland II]]||{{red dot}}|| 2
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| [[Ted Yoho]]||{{red dot}}|| 3
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| [[Ander Crenshaw]]||{{red dot}}|| 4
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| [[Corrine Brown]]||{{blue dot}}|| 5
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| [[Ron DeSantis]]||{{red dot}}|| 6
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| [[John L. Mica]]||{{red dot}}|| 7
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| [[Bill Posey]]||{{red dot}}|| 8
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| [[Alan Grayson]]||{{blue dot}}|| 9
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| [[Daniel Webster (Florida)|Daniel Webster]]||{{red dot}}|| 10
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| [[Richard B. Nugent]]||{{red dot}}|| 11
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| [[Gus Bilirakis]]||{{red dot}}|| 12
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| [[C.W. Bill Young]]||{{red dot}}|| 13
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| [[Kathy Castor]]||{{blue dot}}|| 14
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| [[Dennis A. Ross]]||{{red dot}}|| 15
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| [[Vern Buchanan]]||{{red dot}}|| 16
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| [[Thomas J. Rooney]]||{{red dot}}|| 17
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| [[Patrick Murphy (Florida)|Patrick Murphy]]||{{blue dot}}|| 18
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| [[Trey Radel]]||{{red dot}}|| 19
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| [[Alcee L. Hastings]]||{{blue dot}}|| 20
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| [[Theodore E. Deutch]]||{{blue dot}}|| 21
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| [[Lois Frankel]]||{{blue dot}}|| 22
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| [[Debbie Wasserman Schultz]]||{{blue dot}}|| 23
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| [[Frederica S. Wilson]]||{{blue dot}}|| 24
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| [[Mario Diaz-Balart]]||{{red dot}}|| 25
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| [[Joe Garcia]]||{{blue dot}}|| 26
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| [[Ileana Ros-Lehtinen]]||{{red dot}}|| 27
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===Race background===
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Heading into the election, a few districts were already shaping up to be competitive. [[Florida]]'s [[Florida's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014|2nd Congressional District]], [[Florida's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014|10th Congressional District]], [[Florida's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014|13th Congressional District]], [[Florida's 18th Congressional District elections, 2014|18th Congressional District]], and [[Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2014|26th Congressional District]] are pinpointed as races that could make the election intriguing.<ref>[http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressional-races-2014-early-look-where-fur-will-fly ''Sunshine State News'' "Florida Congressional Races in 2014: Early Look at Where the Fur Will Fly" Accessed March 8, 2013]</ref>
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===List of candidates by district===
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===[[Florida's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014|1st Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014|2nd Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014|3rd Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014|4th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014|5th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 6th Congressional District elections, 2014|6th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 7th Congressional District elections, 2014|7th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 8th Congressional District elections, 2014|8th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 9th Congressional District elections, 2014|9th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014|10th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 11th Congressional District elections, 2014|11th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014|12th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014|13th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 14th Congressional District elections, 2014|14th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 15th Congressional District elections, 2014|15th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 16th Congressional District elections, 2014|16th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 17th Congressional District elections, 2014|17th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 18th Congressional District elections, 2014|18th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 20th Congressional District elections, 2014|19th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 20th Congressional District elections, 2014|20th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 21st Congressional District elections, 2014|21st Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 22nd Congressional District elections, 2014|22nd Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 23rd Congressional District elections, 2014|23rd Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 24th Congressional District elections, 2014|24th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 25th Congressional District elections, 2014|25th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2014|26th Congressional District]]===
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===[[Florida's 27th Congressional District elections, 2014|27th Congressional District]]===
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='''State Executives'''=
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==State executive official elections in Florida==
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[[File:StateExecLogo transparent.png|right|200px|link=Portal:State Executive Officials]]
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::''See also: [[Florida state executive official elections, 2014]] and [[State executive official elections, 2014]]''
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{{TOC maker|1=State executive official elections in Florida|2=List of candidates by office|2.1=Governor|2.2=Lieutenant Governor|2.3=Attorney General|2.4=Down ballot offices}}
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'''Five state executive positions''' are up for election in [[State executive official elections, 2014|2014]] in the state of [[Florida]].
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The following offices will be elected in 2014 in [[Florida elections, 2014|Florida]]:
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* [[Florida gubernatorial election, 2014|Governor of Florida]]
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* [[Florida lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2014|Lieutenant Governor of Florida]]
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* [[Florida attorney general election, 2014|Florida Attorney General]]
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* [[Florida down ballot state executive elections, 2014|Florida Treasurer]]
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* [[Florida down ballot state executive elections, 2014|Florida Agriculture Commissioner]]
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==List of candidates by office==
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==='''''Governor'''''===
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==='''''Lieutenant Governor'''''===
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==='''''Attorney General'''''===
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=='''''Down ballot offices'''''==
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='''State Senate'''=
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==State Senate election in Florida==
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[[File:SLP badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:State Legislatures]]
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::''See also: [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014]] and [[State legislative elections, 2014]]''
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{{FL Senate 2014}}
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===Majority control===
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: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state senates]]''
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the [[Florida State Senate]]:
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===List of candidates by district===
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::''Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.''
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[[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 2|District 2]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 4|District 4]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 6|District 6]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 8|District 8]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 10|District 10]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 12|District 12]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 14|District 14]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 16|District 16]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 18|District 18]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 20|District 20]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 22|District 22]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 24|District 24]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 26|District 26]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 28|District 28]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 30|District 30]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 32|District 32]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 34|District 34]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 36|District 36]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 38|District 38]] • [[Florida State Senate elections, 2014#District 40|District 40]]
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='''State House'''=
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==State House elections in Florida==
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[[File:SLP badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:State Legislatures]]
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::''See also: [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014]] and [[State legislative elections, 2014]]''
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{{FL House 2014}}
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===Majority control===
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: ''See also: [[Partisan composition of state senates]]''
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Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the [[Florida House of Representatives]]:
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===List of candidates by district===
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::''Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.''
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[[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 1|District 1]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 2|District 2]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 3|District 3]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 4|District 4]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 5|District 5]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 6|District 6]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 7|District 7]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 8|District 8]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 9|District 9]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 10|District 10]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 11|District 11]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 12|District 12]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 13|District 13]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 14|District 14]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 15|District 15]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 16|District 16]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 17|District 17]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 18|District 18]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 19|District 19]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 20|District 20]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 21|District 21]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 22|District 22]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 23|District 23]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 24|District 24]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 25|District 25]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 26|District 26]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 27|District 27]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 28|District 28]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 29|District 29]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 30|District 30]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 31|District 31]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 32|District 32]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 33|District 33]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 34|District 34]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 35|District 35]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 36|District 36]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 37|District 37]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 38|District 38]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 39|District 39]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 40|District 40]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 41|District 41]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 42|District 42]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 43|District 43]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 44|District 44]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 45|District 45]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 46|District 46]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 47|District 47]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 48|District 48]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 49|District 49]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 50|District 50]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 51|District 51]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 52|District 52]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 53|District 53]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 54|District 54]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 55|District 55]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 56|District 56]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 57|District 57]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 58|District 58]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 59|District 59]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 60|District 60]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 61|District 61]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 62|District 62]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 63|District 63]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 64|District 64]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 65|District 65]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 66|District 66]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 67|District 67]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 68|District 68]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 69|District 69]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 70|District 70]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 71|District 71]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 72|District 72]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 73|District 73]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 74|District 74]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 75|District 75]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 76|District 76]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 77|District 77]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 78|District 78]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 79|District 79]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 80|District 80]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 81|District 81]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 82|District 82]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 83|District 83]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 84|District 84]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 85|District 85]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 86|District 86]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 87|District 87]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 88|District 88]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 89|District 89]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 90|District 90]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 91|District 91]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 92|District 92]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 93|District 93]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 94|District 94]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 95|District 95]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 96|District 96]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 97|District 97]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 98|District 98]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 99|District 99]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 100|District 100]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 101|District 101]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 102|District 102]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 103|District 103]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 104|District 104]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 105|District 105]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 106|District 106]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 107|District 107]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 108|District 108]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 109|District 109]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 110|District 110]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 111|District 111]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 112|District 112]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 113|District 113]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 114|District 114]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 115|District 115]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 116|District 116]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 117|District 117]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 118|District 118]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 119|District 119]] • [[Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 120|District 120]]
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='''Statewide ballot measures'''=
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[[File:BallotMeasureFinal badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:Ballot measures]]
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==Statewide ballot measure elections in Florida==
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::''See also: [[Florida 2014 ballot measures]] and [[2014 ballot measures]]''
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'''No measures''' have been certified for the [[2014 ballot measures|2014 ballot]] in [[Florida]].
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* One measure has been proposed for the [[BC2012#November|November 4 ballot]].
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* The only measure proposed so far is an {{icafull}}.
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==Potential measures==
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{{PotentialFlorida2014}}
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='''School boards'''=
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==School board elections in Florida==
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[[File:School Board badge.png|right|200px|link=Portal:School boards and school board elections]]
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::''See also: [[List of school board elections in 2014]] and [[Florida school districts]]''
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{{TOC maker|1=School board elections in Florida|2=Elections by date|2.1=August 2014|2.2=August 4, 2014|2.3=August 12, 2014|2.4=November 4, 2014}}
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===Elections by date===
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::''Note: Last updated January 1, 2014''
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A total of '''666''' school districts are holding elections for '''2,141''' seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Florida school board elections in chronological order:
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====August 2014====
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* [[Putnam County School District, Florida|Putnam County School District]] - ''3 seats''
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====August 4, 2014====
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* [[Brevard Public Schools]] - ''2 seats''
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====August 12, 2014====
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* [[Clay County Schools, Florida|Clay County Schools]] - ''2 seats''
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* [[Flagler Public Schools|Flagler Public Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Nassau County School District, Florida|Nassau County School District]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Sarasota County Schools, Florida|Sarasota County Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Osceola County School District, Florida|School District of Osceola County]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Okaloosa County School District, Florida|Okaloosa County School District]] - ''3 seats''
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====November 4, 2014====
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* [[Alachua County Public Schools, Florida|Alachua County Public Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Bay District Schools]] - ''2 seats''
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* [[Broward County Public Schools, Florida|Broward County Public Schools]] - ''4 seats''
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* [[Charlotte County Public Schools, Florida|Charlotte County Public Schools]] - ''2 seats''
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* [[Citrus County Schools, Florida|Citrus County Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Collier County Public Schools, Florida|Collier County Public Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Columbia County Schools, Florida|Columbia County Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Duval County Public Schools, Florida|Duval County Public Schools]] - ''4 seats''
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* [[Escambia County School District, Florida|Escambia County School District]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Hernando County School Board, Florida|Hernando County School Board]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Highlands County School Board, Florida|Highlands County School Board]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida|Hillsborough County Public Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Indian River County School District, Florida|Indian River County School District]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Lake County Schools, Florida|Lake County Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Lee County School District, Florida|Lee County School District]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Leon County Schools, Florida|Leon County Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Manatee County School District, Florida|Manatee School District]] - ''3 seats''
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* [[Marion County Public Schools, Florida|Marion County Public Schools]] - ''3 seats''
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Contents
1 2014 elections
1.1 Races to watch in Florida
1.2 Elections by type
2 Voting in Florida
2.1 Important voting information
2.2 Voting absentee
2.3 Voting early
3 Elections Performance Index
4 See also
5 References



Florida

The state of Florida will hold elections in 2014. Below are the dates of note:

On the 2014 ballot
Find current election news and links here.
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2014 elections

Races to watch in Florida

U.S. Congress


See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2014
  • 13th Congressional District
See also: Florida's 13th Congressional District elections, 2014
The death of long-time incumbent C.W. Bill Young (R) in late 2013 has left the seat open to a partisan switch in an increasingly Democratic district.
  • 18th Congressional District
See also: Florida's 18th Congressional District elections, 2014
Freshman Rep. Patrick Murphy won one of the tightest elections of 2012 against Allen West. Despite that victory, Murphy is considered one of the most vulnerable incumbents in 2014.
  • 26th Congressional District
See also: Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2014
Although Rep. Joe Garcia won a decisive victory in 2012 in the newly drawn 26th district, Garcia is also considered one of the most vulnerable incumbents in 2014.


State Executive Officials


See also: Florida state executive official elections, 2014

The Florida gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election will be held on November 4, 2014. Incumbent Governor Rick Scott (R) is eligible to run for re-election and began making plans for his campaign as early as May of 2012.[1] The office of lieutenant governor is currently vacant following the resignation of Scott's 2010 running-mate, Jennifer Carroll. Sources such as Governing, Larry Sabato's Crystal Ball, The Washington Post and Daily Kos have consistently rated Scott among the top five most vulnerable gubernatorial incumbents facing re-election in 2014.[2][3][4][5]

One potential threat to Scott winning a second term is the candidacy of former governor and newly minted Democrat Charlie Crist, who finally launched his long-anticipated campaign on Nov. 4, 2013.[6][7][8] Crist was a Republican until 2010 when he re-registered as an Independent in order to stay in the race after Republican voters chose Marco Rubio over him in the primary, and his latest party makeover has been widely interpreted as a strategic maneuver aimed at helping him unseat Scott in 2014. Crist has held onto a lead in all tracked hypothetical match up polls putting him against Scott.[9] In June 2013, ex-Florida Sen. Democrat Nan Rich entered the race, and has since been joined by a slew of other lesser-known hopefuls, mostly from third parties. [10]

Florida State Legislature


See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2014 and Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Florida State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Heading into the election, the Republican Party controls the chamber. The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014. Heading into the election, the Republican Party controls the chamber. The following table details the 10 districts with the smallest margin of victory in the November 6, 2012, general election.

Elections by type

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Contents
1 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida
1.1 Partisan breakdown
1.2 Incumbents
1.3 Race background
1.4 List of candidates by district

U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2014, United States House of Representatives elections, 2014 and Special elections to the 113th United States Congress (2013-2014)

The 2014 U.S. House of Representatives elections in Florida will take place on November 4, 2014. Voters will elect 27 candidates to serve in the U.S. House, one from each of the state's 27 congressional districts. Florida is one of 12 states to use a strictly closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is limited to registered party members.[11][12][13]

Partisan breakdown

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds 17 of the 27 congressional seats from Florida.

Members of the U.S. House from Florida -- Partisan Breakdown
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 10 Pending
     Republican Party 17 Pending
Total 27 27

Incumbents

Heading into the 2014 election, the incumbents for the 27 congressional districts are:

Name Party District
Jeff Miller Ends.png Republican 1
Steve Southerland II Ends.png Republican 2
Ted Yoho Ends.png Republican 3
Ander Crenshaw Ends.png Republican 4
Corrine Brown Electiondot.png Democratic 5
Ron DeSantis Ends.png Republican 6
John L. Mica Ends.png Republican 7
Bill Posey Ends.png Republican 8
Alan Grayson Electiondot.png Democratic 9
Daniel Webster Ends.png Republican 10
Richard B. Nugent Ends.png Republican 11
Gus Bilirakis Ends.png Republican 12
C.W. Bill Young Ends.png Republican 13
Kathy Castor Electiondot.png Democratic 14
Dennis A. Ross Ends.png Republican 15
Vern Buchanan Ends.png Republican 16
Thomas J. Rooney Ends.png Republican 17
Patrick Murphy Electiondot.png Democratic 18
Trey Radel Ends.png Republican 19
Alcee L. Hastings Electiondot.png Democratic 20
Theodore E. Deutch Electiondot.png Democratic 21
Lois Frankel Electiondot.png Democratic 22
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Electiondot.png Democratic 23
Frederica S. Wilson Electiondot.png Democratic 24
Mario Diaz-Balart Ends.png Republican 25
Joe Garcia Electiondot.png Democratic 26
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Ends.png Republican 27

Race background

Heading into the election, a few districts were already shaping up to be competitive. Florida's 2nd Congressional District, 10th Congressional District, 13th Congressional District, 18th Congressional District, and 26th Congressional District are pinpointed as races that could make the election intriguing.[14]

List of candidates by district

Note: Prior to the signature filing deadline, candidates will be added when Ballotpedia writers come across declared candidates. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

1st Congressional District

Failed to file

2nd Congressional District

Withdrew prior to primary

3rd Congressional District

Failed to file

4th Congressional District

5th Congressional District

6th Congressional District

Failed to file

7th Congressional District

Failed to file

8th Congressional District

Failed to file

9th Congressional District

Failed to file

10th Congressional District

Withdrew prior to primary

Declined to run

11th Congressional District

Failed to file

Withdrew from race

12th Congressional District

Failed to file

13th Congressional District

Withdrew from race

Failed to file

Declined to run

14th Congressional District

Failed to file

15th Congressional District

16th Congressional District

Failed to file

Withdrew from race

17th Congressional District

Failed to file

18th Congressional District

Failed to file

Withdrew from race

Declined to run

19th Congressional District

Failed to file

Rumored candidates

Declined to run

20th Congressional District

Failed to file

21st Congressional District

Failed to file

22nd Congressional District

Failed to file

23rd Congressional District

Failed to file

Rumored candidate

24th Congressional District

25th Congressional District

26th Congressional District

Failed to file

27th Congressional District

Failed to file

State executive official elections in Florida

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See also: Florida state executive official elections, 2014 and State executive official elections, 2014
Contents
1 State executive official elections in Florida
2 List of candidates by office
2.1 Governor
2.2 Lieutenant Governor
2.3 Attorney General
2.4 Down ballot offices

Five state executive positions are up for election in 2014 in the state of Florida.

The following offices will be elected in 2014 in Florida:

List of candidates by office

Note: The following list of candidates is not official and will continue to be updated until the 2014 candidate filing deadline. Candidates will be added as we come across them prior to the deadline. If you see a name of a candidate who is missing, please email us and we will add that name. As the election draws closer, more information will be added to this page.

Governor


Democratic Primary Candidates

Republican Primary Candidates

Third Party and Write-in candidates


Lieutenant Governor



Attorney General



Down ballot offices

Office Incumbent Assumed Office Incumbent running?
Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Atwater
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2011 Yes[106]
Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam
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2011 Yes[107][106]

State Senate election in Florida

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See also: Florida State Senate elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014
Contents
1 State Senate election in Florida
1.1 Majority control
1.2 List of candidates by district

Elections for the office of Florida State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Florida State Senate:

Florida State Senate
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 14 Pending
     Republican Party 26 Pending
Total 40 40

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

District 2District 4District 6District 8District 10District 12District 14District 16District 18District 20District 22District 24District 26District 28District 30District 32District 34District 36District 38District 40

State House elections in Florida

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See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2014 and State legislative elections, 2014
Contents
1 State House elections in Florida
1.1 Majority control
1.2 List of candidates by district

Elections for the office of Florida House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 26, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 20, 2014.

Majority control

See also: Partisan composition of state senates

Heading into the November 4 election, the Republican Party holds the majority in the Florida House of Representatives:

Florida House of Representatives
Party As of July 2014 After the 2014 Election
     Democratic Party 45 Pending
     Republican Party 75 Pending
Total 120 120

List of candidates by district

Note: Pending once the filing deadline occurs in 2014.

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23District 24District 25District 26District 27District 28District 29District 30District 31District 32District 33District 34District 35District 36District 37District 38District 39District 40District 41District 42District 43District 44District 45District 46District 47District 48District 49District 50District 51District 52District 53District 54District 55District 56District 57District 58District 59District 60District 61District 62District 63District 64District 65District 66District 67District 68District 69District 70District 71District 72District 73District 74District 75District 76District 77District 78District 79District 80District 81District 82District 83District 84District 85District 86District 87District 88District 89District 90District 91District 92District 93District 94District 95District 96District 97District 98District 99District 100District 101District 102District 103District 104District 105District 106District 107District 108District 109District 110District 111District 112District 113District 114District 115District 116District 117District 118District 119District 120

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Statewide ballot measure elections in Florida

See also: Florida 2014 ballot measures and 2014 ballot measures

No measures have been certified for the 2014 ballot in Florida.

Potential measures

Type Title Subject Description

School board elections in Florida

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See also: List of school board elections in 2014 and Florida school districts
Contents
1 School board elections in Florida
2 Elections by date
2.1 August 2014
2.2 August 4, 2014
2.3 August 12, 2014
2.4 November 4, 2014

Elections by date

Note: Last updated January 1, 2014

A total of 666 school districts are holding elections for 2,141 seats in 2014. This list breaks down the Florida school board elections in chronological order:

August 2014

August 4, 2014

August 12, 2014

November 4, 2014

Voting in Florida

See also: Voting in Florida
Voting Absentee Early Map.jpg

Important voting information

  • Florida uses a closed primary system, meaning voters must register with a party to be able to vote in their primary election.
  • As of July 2014, Florida is one of the 35 states that have not implemented online voter registration.

Voting absentee

See also: Absentee voting by state

For information about eligibility, deadlines, military and overseas voting and updates to the voting laws in Florida, please visit our absentee voting by state page.

Voting early

See also: Early voting

Florida is one of 33 states that has early voting with no specific requirements as to who can vote early. Early voting begins 10 days before an election and ends three days prior to election day.[108] The average number of days prior to an election that voters can cast an early ballot is 21 days in states with a definitive starting date.

2013 developments

Senator Miguel Diaz de la Portilla, who sponsored the 2011 law that reduced the number of early voting days in Florida, authored a bill which would provide increased early voting opportunities.[109]

The newest early voting proposal would have given counties an extra day for early voting before a general election and allow them to keep polls open for 14 hours. In addition, the bill would require all elections supervisors to submit a report three months prior to a general election, outlining preparations for that election.[109]

In addition, Florida's election supervisors asked the legislature for the following changes with respect to early voting:[110]

  • Require that the Legislature comply with the 75-word ballot summary requirement that is required for citizen-led ballot initiatives (Lawmakers exempted themselves from that requirement years ago, and ordered the full text of several amendments to be on the November ballot, a leading contributor to long lines at polling places).
  • Require eight days of early voting in primary and general elections "with the option for supervisors to provide additional days not to exceed 14 days." (In 2011 the legislature reduced the number of early voting days from 14 to 8).
  • Give election supervisors the leeway to select more early voting sites (currently limited to election offices, city halls and libraries).

2012 developments

In 2011, the Republican-controlled legislature cut the number of early voting days from 12 to 8. However, due to a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the counties of Collier, Hardee, Hendry, Hillsborough, and Monroe would retain their full 12 days of early voting. That is because these counties are covered by Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.[109]

The Justice Department has since agreed with the state's early voting schedule provided that the five counties must offer 96 hours of voting between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. over eight days, the maximum under the law. Both the counties and the state have agreed to the terms, so the case should now be thrown out.[111]

Elections Performance Index

See also: Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index

Florida ranked 25th out of the 50 states and District of Columbia in the Pew Charitable Trusts' Elections Performance Index (EPI), based on the 2012 elections. The EPI examines election administration performance and assigns an average percentage score based on 17 indicators of election performance. These indicators were chosen to in order to determine both the convenience and integrity of these three phases of an election: registration, voting and counting. Florida received an overall score of 65%.[112]

See also

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