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Bill Segal

An Orange County Commission member whose district covers part of Orlando. He lost his bid to become the next Orange County Mayor to fellow commissioner Teresa Jacobs, who will succeed Mayor Rich Crotty.
An Orange County Commission member whose district covers part of Orlando. He lost his bid to become the next Orange County Mayor to fellow commissioner Teresa Jacobs, who will succeed Mayor Rich Crotty. « Show less

Top Bill Segal Articles

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  • ‘Team Teresa’ celebrates one-year anniversary of big primary win

     
    The folks who helped sweep now-Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs to a strong showing in last year's Aug. 24 mayoral primary are gathering in Dr. Phillips tonight to celebrate the anniversary. “Where Were You One Year Ago August 23rd?” the...
  • WMFE announces My Voice project on 90.7 FM

     
    The Central Floridians offering the early commentaries include Annetta Wilson, Bill Sublette, Sara Brady, Kathy Ramsberger and Bill Segal....
  • Updated: Orange dom. part. registry debate rages…into the night

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs held a lengthy press conference Monday on creating a domestic partner registry, and it's unleashed a flurry of political jockeying and confusion Tuesday. Backers say such a registry would give gay and straight couples...
  • Segal: ‘Poisoned’ rapport between Jacobs, Dyer hurts Citrus Bowl

     
    Former Orange County Commissioner Bill Segal told WMFE radio listeners that mayors Teresa Jacobs and Buddy Dyer need to put aside Washington-style gridlock and work out a deal to get the $175 million in stalled Citrus Bowl renovations done. “All...
  • Big deal done, Harvey Massey plows on

    After nearly 25 years in business in Orlando, Harvey Massey just closed the biggest deal of his career. The chairman and chief executive of Massey Services Inc. acquired longtime competitor Middleton Lawn & Pest Control and the other brands operated by...
  • What's fair about districts? Voters paid attention

    What's fair about districts? Voters paid attention
    Today we're looking back at this week's elections — the winners and losers, the game-changing moments and some details you may not know about the folks you just elected. Losers: Dean Cannon and Mike Haridopolos. No, they didn't get bounced from...
  • Bill Segal’s campaign has fallen and it can’t get up!

     
         I talk to a lot of local politicos. And no matter the subject, I always close out with a lightening round of questions about what they think about various races and issues.        I'v...
  • Mayor Teresa Jacobs

     
    I think it’s enough of a done deal to say that. Charlie Crist has better odds of winding up in the U.S. Senate than Bill Segal does in the mayor’s office. Segal’s fall is the biggest surprise in recent political history. He was the hand-pi...
  • Let’s do away with these runoff elections

     
    It felt good voting this morning. I didn't mind the crowded parking lot. Didn't mind waiting in line. What I minded was that for the second time since August, I was having to vote on the same contest for Orange County mayor. Back in Aug...
  • Jacobs’ destruction of Segal surprising? Hardly.

     
    How did Teresa Jacobs destroy — not too strong a word — Bill Segal in the race for Orange County mayor, besting him 68 percent to 32 percent? Easily. Segal's attempts to define her — negatively, of course — all backfired. The...
  • Teresa Jacobs won Orange County with Hispanic support

     
    The new Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs did well among Hispanic voters, according to election figures from key precincts for Latino voters. Jacobs —a Republican whose “Teresa para alcaldesa” campaign aimed to reach Hispanic v...