Carl Hiaasen on What Florida Means for the Rest of the Race

The Takeaway
Initially scheduled for March, Florida fought to have its primary moved up to January this year –  and lost 50 delegates in the process. With a record number of voters turning up to the polls, it's clear that the sunshine state wants to assert itself as a political kingmaker alongside Iowa and New Hampshire. Carl Hiaasen  is a columnist for The Miami Herald and author of several novels and children's books.