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  • Mayo: Primary draws near -- does anybody care?

    In case you haven't been paying attention, an election is almost upon us. It's called the August primary, but that's something of a misnomer. This will be the final say for voters in many nonpartisan local races, notably ones to elect local judges and...
  • Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates

    Open seat in District 96 attracts two experienced candidates
    Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman. Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
  • Bogen intervenes, protests Snipes' election plan

    Bogen intervenes, protests Snipes' election plan
    Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen has intervened in the election saga in District 2, where a battle continues over whether to let non-Democrats help select the next commissioner in northern Broward. In this motion, Bogen objects to the plan...
  • Lobbyist watch: Moskowitz helps Jacobs' election

    Lobbyist watch: Moskowitz helps Jacobs' election
    Today's let's shine a spotlight on lobbyist Michael Moskowitz, the Parkland Democrat and neighbor of Commissioner Stacy Ritter, who's also the father of state Rep. Jared Moskowitz. He's helping the write-in candidate in Kristin Jacobs' state House race,...
  • Judge orders elections chief to follow court order

    A Broward circuit judge chided the county elections supervisor in a ruling, saying she didn't follow a court order to open a County Commission primary election to voters of all parties. Broward Circuit Judge John J. Murphy III ordered the elections chief...
  • 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...
  • Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates

    Latest campaign finance numbers for Broward County Commission candidates
    With the August primary right around the corner, it’s time to revisit the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November. Lisa Kohner Aronson, the mayor of Coconut Creek, has become the top money-raiser for District...
  • NAACP activist: I didn't endorse Williams-Edden

    NAACP activist: I didn't endorse Williams-Edden
    A Pompano Beach activist said he never endorsed Terry Williams-Edden for Broward County Commission District 2, contrary to what she told the Sun Sentinel.  Willie Lawson III, a former NAACP leader, saw his name in print Sunday, as one of the top three...
  • Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt

    Lawyer seeks to have elections supervisor held in contempt
    There's more breaking news in the lawsuit to open voting in Broward County Commission District 2 to voters of all parties. Attorney Bill Scherer has filed an emergency motion "to show cause why [the elections supervisor] should not be held in contempt...
  • North Lauderdale property taxes going up, even though rate is lower

    Some taxpayers will pay more in property taxes because of rising home values. Even though the city will lower its tax rate for the upcoming year, it will still rake in nearly half a million dollars more than last year because of increased values....
  • NPA candidate wants back into LaMarca race

    Jason A. Steele, a no-party candidate who was disqualified from the Broward County Commission District 4 race for a bounced check, wants back in. Steele and fellow Masonic lodge brother Debaris James complain that he was disqualified because of a bank...