Vern Buchanan wins 8th term in Congress for FL-District 16

Less than an hour after polls closed, U.S. Congressman Vern Buchanan learned he will spend an eighth term in office for Florida District 16, which includes southern Hillsborough County, all of Manatee County, and northern Sarasota County.

Amendment 1 approved by 80% of Florida voters

Voters in Florida have overwhelmingly approved Amendment One, a change to the state’s constitution that would make a slight change to the wording in Florida’s election laws.