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Jeb Bush Wins Reelection Bid
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) swept to a convincing reelection victory Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Bill McBride in a race that resurrected leftover grudges from the 2000 presidential election quagmire.

Fla. Election News
Katherine Harris Wins Fla. Congressional Seat: Fame Gained in 2000 Pays Off for Former Secretary of State (Congressional Quarterly, Nov. 5, 2002; 11:00 PM)

Republican Tom Feeney Captures New 24th District Seat in Florida (Congressional Quarterly, Nov. 5, 2002; 10:00 PM)

Democrat Kendrick Meek Succeeds Mom in Florida 17 (Congressional Quarterly, Nov. 5, 2002; 11:00 PM)

Republican Mario Diaz-Balart Captures Florida 25th, Joins Brother in House (Congressional Quarterly, Nov. 5, 2002; 11:00 PM)

Few Problems Reported in Florida: Officials Mobilize for Smooth Election in Face of Possible Delays (washingtonpost.com, Nov. 5, 2002; 1:15 PM)

Miami House Race Holds Seeds of Democratic Hopes (Post, Nov. 5, 2002)

Presidents Clash Over Florida Governor's Race: Bush, Clinton in Last-Minute Pushes for Jeb Bush, McBride (Post, Nov. 3, 2002)

Jeb Bush Gets Boost in Florida Polls: New Surveys Show Governor 'Comfortably Poised' (washingtonpost.com, Oct. 31, 2002; 12:30 PM)

Republicans Dominate Florida Fundraising: Democrats Say GOP Warns Donors on Business With State (Post, Oct. 31, 2002)

McBride Campaign Stalled in Florida, Polls Show (Post, Oct. 29, 2002)

Education Measure Roils Florida Race: Ballot Measure to Cut Class Sizes, Opposed By Jeb Bush, Boosts His Democratic Rival (Post, Oct. 26, 2002)

AARP Feels Ads Misuse Its Logo (Post, Oct. 25, 2002)

Final Debate Sets Florida Race on Edge (Post, Oct. 24, 2002)

Bush, McBride Face Off for Final Time in Fla.: Governor Gets Good Marks as Candidates Spar on Education (washingtonpost.com, Oct. 23, 2002; 11:04 AM)

D.C.-Based Election Monitor Takes On Another Troubled Democracy: Miami (Post, Oct. 21, 2002)

DNC to Help McBride's Get-Out-the-Vote Bid in Fla. (Post, Oct. 20, 2002)

Bush Visits Florida to Bolster Brother: Strategists Dispute Value of President's Presence as McBride Advances in Polls (Post, Oct. 18, 2002)

Jeb Bush Goes on the Defensive (Post, Oct. 17, 2002; 8:42 AM)

In Fla., McBride Is Down-Home, Up in the Polls: Democrat Closes on Bush In Battle for Governorship (Post, Oct. 16, 2002)

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