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The Race for 39: Bankson v. Hughes could hinge on Roe v. Wade
The race for the State House District 39 is a long way off. The primary isn't until August 23rd, and the general election on November 8th, but two candidates seem to be the early favorites.
Bankson wants to bring a voice from Apopka to Tallahassee
Apopka City Commissioner Doug Bankson surprised a lot of residents when he announced his intention to run for Florida House District 39, a new seat created in the Legislature.
Three candidates confirm they'll run for Apopka City Commission Seat #3
The Apopka Voice has learned that Wes Dumey, Lynetta Johnson, and Eric Mock will file to run for Seat #3 once it is officially announced as a special election.
Vice Chairwoman Greater Orlando Young Republicans is Guest Speaker at NORWF on May 19th
Brittany Corfman Parks is the Vice-Chairman of the Greater Orlando Young Republicans, an organization for young professionals in the Republican Party of Florida and the US between the ages of 18 and 40.
A morning with Val Demings
The life journey of Val Demings is probably what historian James Truslow Adams had in mind when he originated the concept of The American Dream.
Becker did more than collect data for the Apopka City Council
It's human nature to assess people based on a prominent characteristic, label them, and put them in an easy-to-sort box. It's called pigeon-holing, and it usually is a far cry from an accurate description of a person.

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Tiffany Hughes dives head first into the District 39 election
According to voter rolls, District 39 will be a battleground where the number of registered Democrat and Republican voters is about even. There aren't a lot of those in Florida.
Nesta's plan for Seat #4: Manage growth wisely and hit the ground running
Elected on March 8th to Seat #4 on the Apopka City Commission, Nick Nesta only has 15 days before his swearing-in on April 26th and 24 days before he sits on the dais.
Election Day in Rock Springs Ridge
Election Day for the Board of the Rock Springs Ridge Homeowners Association is today, and four seats on the five-person Board are up for grabs.
DeSantis vetoes new congressional districts, orders Legislature to try again
The governor acted shortly after the Legislature sent him SB 102, containing its congressional redistricting map, on Tuesday morning.
Bankson officially running for Legislature
Doug Bankson, the Seat #3 Apopka City Commissioner, has prequalified to run for the newly reapportioned State House District 39, according to a news release by his campaign.
Analysis: Why Nelson won the 2022 Apopka Mayoral Election
It's been seven days since the 2022 Apopka Mayoral election concluded, but many will analyze its outcome for years to come. It was the closest election in Apopka since former Commissioner Sam Ruth defeated former Commissioner Linda Laurendeau.
Moore qualifies for County Commission reelection bid with over 1,600 petition signatures
Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore is the first 2022 county commission candidate submitting 1600 signed petitions into the Supervisor of Elections. Filing to run for office via the petition …
City Attorney: Bankson must resign Seat #3 by June 3rd to run for Legislature
Commissioner Doug Bankson surprised everyone at the February 16th meeting of the Apopka City Council with his announcement that he would be stepping down to run for the Florida Legislature.
Breaking News: Nelson reelected Mayor of Apopka
Four more years. That's the message Apopka voters sent in the 2022 Mayoral election won by incumbent Bryan Nelson over Commissioner Kyle Becker.
Election Update: Turnout crosses 6,200
Both the VFW/Apopka Community Center and Northwest Recreational Facility precincts have steady turnout through the day. No reports of long lines or issues at the polls.
Precinct Update: Opinions vary on who will best lead Apopka
Mickenzie Hannon, an interning correspondent for The Apopka Voice and student at the University of Florida, spent the morning talking to voters at the VFW/Apopka Community Center on Election Day.
Election Day turnout over 1,000
Both the VFW/Apopka Community Center and Northwest Recreational Facility precincts have steady turnout through the morning. No reports of long lines or issues at the polls.
Election Update: Turnout crosses 5,200
Both the VFW/Apopka Community Center and Northwest Recreational Facility precincts have steady turnout through the morning. No reports of long lines or issues at the polls.
It's Election Day Apopka!
Stay with The Apopka Voice all day for wall-to-wall coverage of these elections. We will have an entire staff of reporters in the field covering events as they break.
Everything you need to know about the Apopka City Commission Seat #2 election
Wes Dumey: A bold approach to the City Center will create a "New Apopka" [cqmedia layout="panel" …