The SoFlo Scoop: Ron DeSantis Florida’s next governor; Broward misses recount deadline; 18.5 tons of cocaine seized

Hello South Florida. Today is Friday Nov. 16. We are going to experience chilly weather. Miami will encounter a high of 77 and a low of 65. Broward will have a high of 76 and a low of 66. Miami Beach will see a high of 77 and a low of 68. Seems like

2018-11-16T15:25:47+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Education, News, Politics|

GOP keeps eye on ballots in Broward [Video]

Supporters of Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis, the Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and governor, respectively, came to the Broward County election office on Nov. 12 to make sure ballots were counted fairly. Many also expressed anger toward Brenda Snipes, the county's supervisor of elections. Reported and edited by Gerard Albert III

2019-02-04T11:17:24+00:00 November 16th, 2018|Award Winners, Export, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

MTV Election After Party with The South Florida Access

Young voters and college students around South Florida crowded the MTV-transformed gym at Miami Dade College in Kendall after polls closed for the midterm election Tuesday night. The free event kicked off at 7 p.m., and was hosted by Liza Koshy. The event also featured musical performances from Fat Joe, Ashanti and Lauren Jauregui. Reporter

2019-02-04T11:28:54+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Export, Lifestyle, News, Politics|

FIU student wins seat in Hallandale Beach

Candidates and supporters gathered at the Flashback Diner in Hallandale Beach to celebrate the election of a woman yet to finish her college degree. “I feel grateful. I feel hopeful for the future and I see wonderful things to come,” said Florida International University junior Sabrina Javellana, who bested her opponent by more than

2019-02-04T11:29:02+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Export, News, Politics|

Miami Beach Democrats gather, hoping for a Blue Wave

Members of the Miami Beach Democratic Club gathered at the Gaythering Hotel for a midterm election watch party with moderate expectations. They filled the hotel bar starting at 8 p.m. and watched TVs set up around the room. The mood in the room changed from electric to anxious as the voting results poured in,

2019-02-04T11:29:14+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Export, News, Politics|

Broward GOP gathers in Cooper City to watch results

Joe Kaufman lost the U.S. House race against Debbie Wasserman Schultz in the 2018 midterm elections. “I thought I was going to be a congressman,” said Kaufman. He has had a nonprofit that educates people about national security since 1998 that he said he had been neglected. “Maybe it was a sign to work

2018-11-16T15:32:20+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Photos, Politics|

Mucarsel-Powell unseats Curbelo in U. S. House race

Cheering and clapping carried across the calm waters of Black Point Marina as Debbie Mucarsel-Powell defeated incumbent Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo in the Florida District 26 race. Her victory increased the likelihood that Democrats would gain control of the U.S. House, something that, in fact, happened later that evening. She

2018-11-16T15:32:12+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Politics|

Enorme expectativa por el impacto del voto latino

Se espera que los hispanos tengan un gran impacto en las elecciones del hoy, 6 de noviembre. Pero qué tan grande será la influencia dependerá de un grupo demográfico en crecimiento: los jóvenes hispanos recién elegibles para votar. Más de 29 millones de latinos son elegibles para votar en los

2019-02-04T11:38:53+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Export, News, Noticias, Política, Politics|

Journalists at work: Covering the election edition

Follow the South Florida News Service staff as we cover the polls and election night parties in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Our student reporters, photographers and videographers spread out through the region providing up-to-the-minute news and information. Where in South Florida is SFNS? A map of our reporters and editors are on

2018-11-07T09:52:10+00:00 November 6th, 2018|News, Politics|