And the Results Are In

Shuruq Daas, Staff Writer

Yesterday was Election Day. As the polls came to a close, the results came out. Here are the main results for Florida:

  1. Governor of Florida: Rick Scott (Republican)
  2. Amendment 2 [Approval of medical marijuana] denied
  3. Commissioner of Agriculture: Adam Putnam (Republican)
  4. Attorney General: Pam Bondi (Republican)
  5. Conservation Amendment passed
  6. Judicial Vacancies declined
  7. Chief Financial Officer: Jeff Atwater (Republican)
  8. Arts and music programs fundings for schools passed
  9. Children services programs passed


Across the country, Republicans took over most branches of government. In Florida, Rick Scott retained his seat. Now, Republicans control both the House of Representatives and the US Senate.