Tag Archives: Alex Sink

2018 Governor’s numbers showed geographic shifts of both party bases continues

Democrats have been able in the last two election Gubernatorial election cycles to effectively further minimize Republican strength in urban areas. Comparing 2010 when Alex Sink ran a campaign which appealed to moderate voters, those dissatisfied with President Obama’s job performance and classic rural Democrats, once the bedrock of the party in this state with […]

Why Charlie Crist’s poll numbers are no reason for panic

First an apology. I had intended to write this piece on Tuesday night, but the amount of time the George Sheldon Campaign is taking up for me delayed me by 36 hours in analyzing this poll. Much has been made of the Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9/ UF Graham Center poll that was released the […]

Concerns about Alex Sink’s campaign growing

When ┬áCongressman Bill Young (R-Indian Rocks Beach) passed away in October his Congressional seat looked like a prime pick up opportunity for the Democrats. Young had been in public office for fifty years and in Congress since 1970. The former Appropriations Chairman was long been one of the more moderate Republicans in the Florida Delegation […]

Congressional District 13: The “unskewed poll” methodology has returned!

On Election Night 2012, there was a scene that many of us watching will never forget. Worried that he might have just lost millions of dollars on investing in the presidential race, Republican strategist Karl Rove ran around the Fox News studios like a chicken with his head cut off claiming that there was no […]

Podcast: Charlie Crist Announces and Election Night 2013

On this edition of the Florida Squeeze podcast Kartik Krishnaiyer, Steven Kurlander, Ryan Ray and Justin Snyder discuss a potpourri of topics including: Charlie Crist’s announcement of his candidacy for Governor. What is the future of Nan Rich’s campaign? Will moderate Republicans abandon Rick Scott? Mayor Bill Foster ousted in St Petersburg by Rick Kriseman. […]