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  • A way to fix write-in trickery

    A way to fix  write-in trickery
    This should be simple. Legally registered voters in Florida should not be disenfranchised by what amounts to trickery. Unfortunately, the circumstances of write-in candidate trickery and the solution to this mess look frustratingly complicated. Fixing...
  • Brenda Snipes faces court in Broward elections fiasco

    Brenda Snipes faces court in Broward elections fiasco
    [UPDATED with Supreme Court appeal] It's time for this week's installment of the twisting, turning saga that is the Broward County Commission District 2 race. The case — litigation about a write-in candidate and the laws regarding write-ins...
  • Broward elections fiasco headed to high court

    Broward elections fiasco headed to high court
    One of Broward County's biggest election fiascos is headed to the Florida Supreme Court. The race to fill a seat on the Broward County Commission has followed a winding path since last summer, when a write-in candidate filed paperwork to run in District...
  • Afterschool@Your Library program to combat bullying

    When Drew Romanovitz, chairman of the Sheriff's Foundation of Broward County, was asked about how big a problem bullying was in the Broward County Public School System, he had a two-word reply: "big time." To combat a seemingly ongoing issue, there is an...
  • Emergency hearing Friday in D2 race

    Put another hash mark on the time line in the chaotic Broward County Commission District 2 race. An emergency hearing was set for Friday in the case. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes wants to present options for how to handle the bizarre...
  • Mayo: Pretty soon, 'underwater property' might take on whole new meaning

    Mayo: Pretty soon, 'underwater property' might take on whole new meaning
    Huge crowds marched in New York City last weekend to raise awareness of climate change and rising seas, but in South Florida our blissful ignorance toward the future marches onward (and upward). As I drove along Hollywood's narrow barrier island the...
  • Rant for Lunch: What would Tom Sander do with Broward's write-in mess?

    Rant for Lunch: What would Tom Sander do with Broward's write-in mess?
        I had no idea I would become Tom Sander. For those unfamiliar with Sun Sentinel lore, Tom was an editorial-page legend. His suspenders were a fashion staple, and he was known for wearing a green eyeshade visor whenever he was deep in his work....
  • Court ruling throws election back into chaos

    As if the election hasn't already had enough twists and turns for a spy novel, a court ruling Wednesday threw yet another spin into a Broward County Commission race. The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled only Democrats can vote in the commission's...
  • At county meetings, drop your weapons!

    At county meetings, drop your weapons!
    For those who show up at County Hall with a gun, knife or pepper spray, there's now a handy drop-box to discard the weapon. You can't even clap inside a County Commission meeting, and you certainly can't pull out Mace. Security at Broward County...
  • Hearing Friday in election lawsuit

    An emergency hearing will be held Friday in the lawsuit over the Broward County Commission District 2 election. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes wants to present options for how to handle the bizarre election to replace Kristin Jacobs on the...
  • Broward commission race pushed into 2015

    Broward commission race pushed into 2015
    The political race that's been called "chaos," a "mess," and a "fiasco'' hit a head-shaking pinnacle Friday with the news that a set of special elections — cost: $400,000 — will be necessary to fill the County Commission District 2 seat....