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  • Live blog: County elections case back in court

    We're back in court in the ongoing saga of whether the Broward County District 2 County Commission race will be open to voters of all parties, or just Democrats. I'm live-blogging this morning's emergency hearing, filing in reverse chronological order....
  • Bogen: I'm not trying to recover my $240k

    Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen said it in absolute terms: "I have no absolutely no intention of getting my loans paid back.'' The rumor mill has been buzzing that Bogen wants his District 2 race decided in a closed August primary, so...
  • Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races

    Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races
    The Christian Family Coalition, whose biggest recent cause has been fighting against lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in Florida, is out with endorsements in three Broward judicial races. In a statement Tuesday evening, the organization gave...
  • Snipes files plan to postpone county D2 race

    Broward Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes has filed with the court her plan to postpone the county District 2 race. In the document, Snipes says she will: * Email the candidates this week to let them know that their race is being moved to...
  • Judge chides Dr. Snipes for inaction in primary

    Broward Circuit Court Judge John J. Murphy III chided elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes in a ruling in the write-in candidate case, saying she was not in compliance with a court order to open the primary to voters of all parties. "... Nothing...
  • Judge candidate slams elections chief Snipes, says he's contemplating legal action

    Judge candidate slams elections chief Snipes, says he's contemplating legal action
    A website snafu that resulted in an unknown number of people viewing, and possibly printing out, an incorrect sample ballot for the Aug. 26 primary and nonpartisan elections prompted a candidate for judge to condemn the county elections supervisor and...
  • Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit

    Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit
    The meeting at the Miami-Dade courthouse had not happened by chance. Six gay and lesbian couples did not suddenly decide, at the same moment in early January, to get marriage licenses even though same-sex marriages are illegal in Florida. And, until the...
  • Early voting starts Monday in some counties

    Early voting starts Monday in some counties
    Election supervisors, worried that the redistricting brouhaha will confuse voters, have this message: The Aug. 26 primary is still on, and early voting is set to begin in some Central Florida counties starting today. Voters can start casting ballots...
  • Miami court rules in favor of gay marriage

    Miami court rules in favor of gay marriage
    The state's ban on gay marriage has been overturned — again. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel on Friday issued a ruling overturning the ban in the case of Pareto v. Ruvin. The ruling made gay marriage legal in Miami-Dade County for a brief...
  • State: Lauderhill group home must close

    State: Lauderhill group home must close
    The largest of Cannon Point's three remaining adult living facilities could be forced to close any day, but its battles with the city and state are far from over. The state Agency for Health Care Administration has refused to renew the license of the...
  • State seeks to stay same-sex marriage rulings

    State seeks to stay same-sex marriage rulings
    Florida's attorney general wants a freeze on appellate court rulings involving the legality of the state's ban on same-sex marriage, saying the question should be resolved by the nation's highest justices. Should State Attorney General Pam Bondi win a...