With the holiday season in full swing, and 2014 just around the corner, we’re counting down the top 10 races you need to know about heading into 2014.

Today, we take a closer look at the No. 5 entry on our list.

The race for governor in Florida!

Sean Sullivan discusses a governor's race that's on track to be the most expensive election in 2014. (Casey Capachi/The Washington Post)

(A big thanks to PostTV’s Victoria Lewis for her work on producing this video countdown.)

Here’s our rundown, which will be updated as we go:

10. Illinois governor

9. Idaho’s 2nd district

8. Alaska Senate

7. California’s 31st district

6. West Virginia’s 3rd district

5. Florida governor

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