Without Hispanics, Gov. Scott Would Have Lost

Gov. Rick Scott

Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist ran almost neck-and-neck with Hispanic voters in the November 4, election, according to a new post-election poll commissioned by the Republican Party of Florida.

Health Departments Offer Free Testing on World Aids Day


Florida has been heavily impacted by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The state continues to rank third in the nation in the cumulative number of AIDS cases (126,581 in 2012) and second in the nation in the cumulative number of HIV cases (49,058 in 2012).

Poll: Crist Edges Out Scott in Governor’s Race

Former Gov. Charlie Crist (l) and Gov. Rick Scott (r)

Independent voters in Florida are leaning toward Democrat Charlie Crist giving him a lead of 43 percent over Republican Gov. Rick Scott’s 40 percent, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.