Florida Primary Elections Test Trump's Viability in the Sunshine State

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Donald Trump, September 2015
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Polls in Florida are open today for primary races across the state.

Two Democratic representatives are battling to take on Senator Marco Rubio, who is hoping to win a second term in the U.S. Senate; Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz is facing a tough primary challenge from a Bernie Sanders-backed candidate; and former Governor Charlie Christ is hoping to restart his political career in the House of Representatives. 

Related: It's Personal: Sanders Strikes Back Against Wasserman Schultz

What does the primary in this crucial swing state tell us about the November election? Craig Pittman, politics reporter at The Tampa Bay Times and author of "Oh Florida! How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country," weighs in.