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2022 Florida Senate Election

News coverage of the Florida Senate election. See the race between Marco Rubio, polling at 47%, and Val Demings, polling at 38%. Marco Rubio has been the Senator from Florida since 2010. See their news, bias in the media coverage and more in our Florida election page. See other states and more information on our 2022 U.S. Senate page.

Top Florida Candidates

Republican Candidate
Marco Rubio Polls: 47% Sample: 20,956Percentage of News: 78%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 38%
Center: 35%
Right: 27%
38% of the news @marcorubio interacts with on Twitter Leans Left
Democrat Candidate
Val Demings Polls: 38% Sample: 16,947Percentage of News: 22%

News Diet Breakdown

Data analyzed by Ground News from Twitter
Left: 83%
16%
 
83% of the news @valdemings interacts with on Twitter Leans Left

Coverage Breakdown

Coverage Breakdown is based on the number of articles published per candidate.

Marco Rubio
Val Demings

Latest 2022 Florida Senate Election News

Marco Rubio · Washington

Senators introduce legislation to create Space National Guard

Coverage: 4 sources
Sens. Marco Rubio and Dianne Feinstein might not agree on much, but they’ve joined together in calling for a part-time adjunct to America’s newest military force.See the Story
US & Canada · Orlando

Alan Grayson runs for Congress again, seeking Val Demings’ seat

Coverage: 2 sources
Grayson, 64, is jumping into the race just days before the qualifying deadline of noon Friday. He has a long history in Central Florida politics, running unsuccessfully in a Democratic congressional primary in 2006 before winning a seat in 2008. After losing his seat in the GOP wave in 2010, he ran again in a different seat and won two more terms in 2012 and 2014.See the Story
Marco Rubio

Supreme Court abortion ruling will radiate deep into American lives, scholars say

Coverage: 2 sources
U.S. Supreme Court decision will almost immediately limit access to abortions in some states. In the days and weeks to come, the shock waves will reach deeply into American life, UC Berkeley scholars say. Some said the ruling could deeply alienate religious communities outside the realm of conservative Christians. It could pose threats to same-sex marriage and shape how people use software and apps.See the Story
US & Canada · Orlando

Congresswoman Val Demings criticizes decision to dissolve Reedy Creek

Reedy Creek’s Board of Supervisors holds its first meeting since a bill to dissolve the district was signed into law. Local fire union president to board: “What reassurances can I bring back to my employees?” Attorney: “Florida promised they wouldn’t dissolve Reedy Creek and so they can't”See the Story
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio Calls On Federal Agencies To Cut Ties With Consulting Firm After House Committee Reports Conflicts Of Interest

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Republican Florida Senator Marco Rubio called on federal government agencies to cut ties with the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company after reports surfaced that the firm was allowing employees to render services for major pharmaceutical companies, while consulting for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) at the same time.See the Story
Marco Rubio

Senator Marco Rubio asked Interpol to issue a red alert to arrest Nicolás Maduro

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Rubio's request to Merrick Garland came in the middle of an international tour by Nicolás Maduro, as Interpol members could arrest him before a red alert broadcastSee the Story
Marco Rubio

US Senators Tom Cotton, Ben Sasse, Mike Braun, Marco Rubio, Todd Young, and Roger Wicker 'Demand' Action from Biden Administration Against TikTok - Sierra Sun Times • ChronLAW.com

News for attorneys, lawyers and insurance, banking, credit, finance, government, education and law related professionals, covering politics, business, medicine, crime, law enforcement and other legal topics.See the Story
US & Canada · Orlando

Val Demings secures over $18 million in funding for 2023 fiscal year

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
On Friday, Rep. Val Demings announced over $18 million in funding passed through the House Appropriations Committee. The funding covers 15 Central Florida projects including the economy, health care and public safety. Among the projects Deming chose for federal funding was the Orlando Utilities Commission. The full House is expected to vote on the funding in July.See the Story
Marco Rubio · Florida

Borrowing from future Social Security benefits is part of Marco Rubio's Post-Roe vision

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Rubio's legislation would allow parents to get three months of their Social Security decades ahead of time to finance parental leave. Current U.S. law provides only that these parents get 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave with health benefits. About 23% of the private sector workforce has access to paid family leave, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says.See the Story
Marco Rubio

Rubio Releases Video on Uyghur Slave Labor Law - Senator Marco Rubio • ChronLAW.com

News for attorneys, lawyers and insurance, banking, credit, finance, government, education and law related professionals, covering politics, business, medicine, crime, law enforcement and other legal topics.See the Story
Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s opponent Val Demings: I do not want to defund the police

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Demings says she will push for policies that put officers in a position to succeed. Sen. Marco Rubio has won the endorsement of the National Association of Police Organizations. Demings said the idea that she is pro-defunding the police is "the biggest lie" The Florida Democratic Party is going all-in on her law enforcement background.See the Story
Marco Rubio

Sen. Marco Rubio supported banning almost all abortions in a newly uncovered 2010 questionnaire

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says he's "pro-life" but has avoided calling for a national abortion ban. In a 2010 questionnaire, Rubio was far more explicit about the types of abortion restrictions he'd support. He backed a constitutional amendment to ban abortions unless a pregnancy is life-threatening.See the Story
Marco Rubio

The Paycheck Protection Program taught Marco Rubio a very important lesson

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A bipartisan group of senators led by Rubio was discussing a version of the PPP months before the pandemic.See the Story

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering 2022 Florida Senate Election?

2022 Florida Senate Election often has a balanced coverage.
Left: 26%
Center: 32%
23%

2022 Election Candidates