- Associated Press - Monday, November 3, 2014

Editors:

Producers:

The Associated Press plans the following coverage of the Florida election this Tuesday. The polls open at 7 a.m. EST and close at 7 p.m. EST in most of the state, but one hour later in the Panhandle. This advisory may be updated. If you have any questions, please contact Florida News Editor Terry Spencer at 305-594-5825 or [email protected]

MONDAY, NOV. 3:

GOVERNOR-FLORIDA

MIAMI - Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former-GOP-governor-turned-Democratic-challenger Charlie Crist make their final campaign stops in what has been a nasty, expensive and close campaign. By Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos.

With: FLORIDA ELECTION-FIVE THINGS TO KNOW: A voters’ guide to the 2014 election in Florida. About 500 words.

TUESDAY, NOV. 4

GOVERNOR-FLORIDA

TBD - The race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and his Democratic challenger, former Republican Charlie Crist, will affect not only the future of Florida but possibly the 2016 presidential race. By Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout. UPCOMING: 800 words by midnight, photos. Will be updated throughout the day with voter and candidate comments, other details from the pools, photos.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA-FLORIDA

WEST PALM BEACH - Florida could become the next state to legalize medical marijuana if Amendment 2 can get 60 percent of the vote. By Matt Sedensky. UPCOMING: 500 words by midnight. Will be updated after polls close.

CABINET-FLORIDA

GAINESVILLE - Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi is heavily favored to win re-election over Democrat George Sheldon. Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, both Republicans, are expected to also easily win re-election over little-known and little-funded Democrats. By Jason Dearen. UPCOMING: 500 words by 10 p.m., photos.

EXIT POLL-FLORIDA

ORLANDO - A look at how Floridians voted and what issues mattered in their decision. By Mike Schneider. UPCOMING: 600 words by midnight.

FLORIDA VOTING

MIAMI - A running story updated throughout Tuesday on any problems or issues with Florida voting along with interviews with voters about their choices for governor and other offices. By Jennifer Kay and Kelli Kennedy. UPCOMING: 600 words

FLORIDA ELECTION-NEWS GUIDE: A guide to the 2014 election in Florida, from the Top of the Ticket races, major congressional and legislative races and Amendments 1 and 3. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

BREAKING COVERAGE

APNewsAlerts and APNewsNows move for the following. All are prepared and edited in advance, and filed by a dedicated desk editor following AP race calls. All will be filed to with URGENT priority and to state lines only. Filed

- GOVERNOR-FLORIDA (alert and APNN)

- ATTORNEY GENERAL-FLORIDA (alert and APNN)

- CFO-FLORIDA (alert and APNN)

- AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER-FLORIDA (alert and APNN)

- FLORIDA-US HOUSE 2 (alert and APNN)

- FLORIDA-US HOUSE 26 (alert and APNN)

- MEDICAL MARIJUANA-FLORIDA (alert and APNN)

- FLORIDA-CONSERVATION AMENDMENT-FLORIDA (alert and APNN)

- FLORIDA-JUSTICES AMENDMENT (alert and APNN)

Other APNewsNows and separates will move on print and broadcast lines on merits.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 5

GOVERNOR-FLORIDA

TBD - If Republican Gov. Rick Scott is re-elected, it will be seen as a mandate on his policies and with large majorities in the Legislature, he could mold state government long after he leaves office in 2019. If Democrat Charlie Crist wins, the question becomes how will the former Republican work with a GOP-dominated Legislature that considers him a traitor. By Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA-FLORIDA

WEST PALM BEACH - If Florida became the next state to legalize medical marijuana, what happens next. By Matt Sedensky. UPCOMING: 500 words.

The AP, Miami

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