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Key sites for voting and election information, candidates' positions on the issues, state government links, campaign finance law guidelines and more coverage of the race.

Florida Elections Division
Room 2002
The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250
(904) 922-4539

Florida Elections Division
This Web site includes everything a potential candidate needs to know, including candidate requirements and handbooks, election and campaign finance laws and contact information for election supervisors and notary publics.

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The Florida Communities Network
The Florida state home page has resources for jobs and training, a state telephone directory and a professional license search. It also includes a guide to Florida government with links to state agencies, elected officials and organizations.

Office of the Governor
The official Web site of Gov. Lawton Chiles (D) features a list of his initiatives, a database of events and meetings and a searchable directory of state phone numbers. In addition, visitors can check out the latest official news on the Florida wildfires and read the governor's veto messages and bill action reports.

Florida Legislature
The official guide to the Florida State Legislature, "Online Sunshine," contains a citizens' guide to the state government, member directories for both the state House and Senate, calendars, bills and lobbyist information.

The Miami Herald
The latest news from around Florida, including a story archive for this year's governor race.

Orlando Sentinel
National and local news, columnists and special projects.

The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union
News from northern Florida.

Tampa Tribune
News from Florida's Gulf coast.

Tallahassee Democrat
Coverage of Florida's capital and the surrounding region.

ElectNet Florida
ElectNet Florida covers both Senate and gubernatorial elections with periodic updates and includes links to incumbent officials, candidates and other state political Web sites. ElectNet also features forums, interactive surveys, summary pages for all states holding elections this year and updates and background information on races in all 50 states.

Florida Government Links from Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart, the flagship program of the non-partisan Center for National Independence in Politics, is a clearinghouse for information on more than 13,000 candidates, state and national elections and state offices. One of its key functions is an issues survey that allows users to look at a candidate's positions without wading through advertising or spin doctors. The site's Florida page includes links to official state pages, campaign contact information, biographical and contact information on members of the state legislature and links to voting information.

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