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The 1st District Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling that disqualified write-in candidate Daniel John Matthews from participating in the House District 64 election Oct. 16, 2014. The appeals court's decision has left the future of the race uncertain as the Hillsborough Supervisor of Elections awaits further direction from the courts on how to proceed.

A new poll conducted by the University of Florida's Bob Graham Center for The Tampa Bay Times found that 41 percent of likely voters support Attorney General Pam Bondi, 31 percent Democrat George Sheldon, and 6 percent support Libertarian Party candidate Bill Wohlsifer, while 16 percent of voters remain undecided.

As it gets closer to Election Day, campaign mailers from candidates in House District 112 are getting nastier. Meanwhile, a new poll is showing the race tipping in Republican Daniel Diaz Leyva's favor.

St. Pete Polls released the results of polls from Bay Area House of Representative races in Districts 59, 63, 65, and 68.

Incoming House Speaker Steve Crisafulli has named his leadership team for the next two years and the Department of Corrections has named a new press secretary.

The Vote No on 2 Campaign announced its partnership with Florida faith leaders to fight against the passage of the proposed medical marijuana Amendment #2.

CNN says Charlie Crist cannot have his fan at the final gubernatorial debate Oct. 21.

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