Peter Brown

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Charlie Crist Edges Out Rick Scott in Final Quinnipiac Poll

    With Election Day a mere five days away, the Governor's race continues to look like a photo finish. But, in a seemingly last-minute twist, Qunnipiac University's latest poll (and last before the election) has given Charlie Crist a slight edge over Rick Scott. The number increases a bit when Libertar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Adrian Wyllie, Libertarian Candidate for Governor, Wants to Fully Legalize Marijuana

    When Adrian Wyllie is elected the next governor of Florida, he's going to legalize all marijuana and have it regulated like alcohol. That's just one of a plethora of libertarian ideas from the Libertarian candidate, who is looking to take down establishment candidates Rick Scott and Charlie Crist. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Charlie Crist and Rick Scott Still Tied in New Polls; Voters Still Don't Like Either

    With voting day a mere six weeks away, two new polls find that the race for governor is looking like it's going to be a photo finish. And the reason for this is that people just don't dig either candidate. A Quinnipiac University Poll is labeling the governor's race "too close to call" after its la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Florida Supports Medical Marijuana 9-1, According to Poll

    Floridians have been supporting the idea of legalized medical marijuana ever since the idea of it getting onto the ballot was brought up. With each successive poll, Florida showed a growing support for medical weed. Now the latest Quinnipiac poll released on Monday gives us the clearest picture to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Rick Scott and Charlie Crist Are Too Close to Call, Poll Says

    If the election for governor were held today, it would be a toss-up. Because, Florida! This according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, which was released on Wednesday. Overall, Crist leads Scott by 45 to 40 percent. But a third candidate has emerged to screw things up, as third candidates ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2014

    88 Percent of Floridians Support Medical Marijuana, According to Latest Poll

    If polls mean anything at all, Florida is going to be legalizing medical marijuana come next year. In March, a University of North Florida poll said 74 percent of Floridians support and will vote "yes" for Proposition 2 in November, which would legalize the use of medical marijuana. On Monday, Qui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Rick Scott Down 8 Points to Charlie Crist in Latest Poll

    Rick Scott continues to be unliked by many amounts of people, despite the fact that he's changed his mind about things like Medicaid expansion and despite declaring his love for Florida panthers, and his efforts to put money in people's pockets with the magical elixir known as "tax-cuts." And while ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2013

    Marco Rubio Wrong on Immigration and Guns, but Florida Still Kinda Likes Him, Poll Says

    Hey, Marco. We gotta talk. We know, you're busy listening to Coldplay or some other suburban gringo music that you profess to love. But this is serious. You've been making a lot of noise lately -- on gun control, on immigration, on the IRS -- and it's making our heads hurt. We'd just like you to s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Huffington Post Totally Clueless About Rick Scott

    We get a lot of e-mails from Rick Scott. Like a lot. He never forgets his friendly neighborhood media, and he's always appointing someone to some bureaucracy somewhere. But two days ago, he hit us with this Huffington Post article that made everyone go, "Wuuuuuuhhhh"?? The article concerns how swe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2013

    Rick Scott Would Lose to Charlie Crist by 16 Points, According to Latest Poll

    Rick Scott continues to be unliked by many amounts of people, despite the fact that he's changed his mind about things like Medicaid expansion and despite adding more early voting days and declaring his love for Florida panthers. The latest Quinnipiac University poll, released early Wednesday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Rick Scott's Approval Ratings Are "Just Plain Awful"

    It's official. Everyone pretty much thinks Rick Scott is crappy at his job. That, according to a new Quinnipiac poll that has a large number of people saying Governor Voldemort doesn't deserve a second term. (And that number includes GOPers!) Rick Scott has feverishly been trying to make people f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Poll: Floridians Not Down With Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan

    See also: Paul Ryan Talks Medicare, Uses Mom As Mascot to Make His Point He trotted out his mom like Sebastian the Ibis last week in front of thousands of retirees to tell them his Medicare plan is going to be a good thing, and that President Obama's plan will turn you over to a panel of bureaucrat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Connie Mack Makes His U.S. Senate Run Official

    ​Although one of Republican Rep. Connie Mack's advisers announced that the congressman was running for U.S. senator in 2012 more than a month ago, it's not official until there's a Fox News appearance involved.Mack appeared on Sean Hannity's show to make his formal announcement, spending most of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Connie Mack Enters U.S. Senate Race With 23-Point Lead Over Other GOP Hopefuls

    FlickrConnie Mack​Whereas "someone else/not sure" was the overwhelming leader in previous polls for the Republican nomination in next year's U.S. Senate race, Rep. Connie Mack's entrance into the race changes things a bit.Mack enters with the support of 32 percent of Republican voters, according t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Rick Scott's Approval Rating Reaches an All-Time High: 37 Percent

    ​Gov. Rick Scott's approval rating was polled as the highest of his governorship at 37 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released this morning.The increase is due to a higher opinion of Scott's job performance from members of the Republican Party, as both Democrats and Independent ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Rick Scott Approval Rating Climbing Out of the Toilet; Voters Don't Know if He Raised Taxes

    ​Gov. Rick Scott received his highest approval rating and lowest disapproval since April, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.The new survey shows 35 percent of respondents approved of the way the governor is handling his job, compared to 52 percent who said they disapproved." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Morning Poll: Can Gov. Rick Scott Shape Up His Act in the Next 3.5 Years?​The only thing that seems to be on the up-and-up with Gov. Rick Scott is his disapproval rating.Floridians disapprove of the governor's job performance more than they approve by a two-to-one margin, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released yesterday.But Peter Brown -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    Gov. Rick Scott Gets 2:1 Disapproval Rating From Florida Voters​Gov. Rick Scott's poll numbers are rising. Well, at least his disapproval rating is.According to survey results released today by Quinnipiac University, the governor's disapproval rating is at 57 percent, compared to 29 percent who gave him the thumbs-up.In fact, out of the 10 states t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Florida Voters Increasingly Dislike Rick Scott

    ​This may come as a bit of a shocker, but a new poll shows that almost half of Florida voters think Gov. Rick Scott is doing a bad job. The survey, conducted by Quinnipiac University, found that the number of Floridians who disapprove of Scott's job performance has more than doubled from 22 percen ... More >>

  • Music

    September 29, 2005

    Success, Vinylly

    Gary Davis scored an underground dance sensation in 1979. In 2004, he heard it for the first time.