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  • 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....
  • UPDATED Broward commission primary might be open, after all

    UPDATED with response from elections supervisor UPDATED to reflect that the write-in candidate in state House District 96 doesn't live in the district UPDATED with state official backing Dr. Snipes The last-second candidate who jumped into Broward...
  • Gunzburger and superlobbyist supporting Beam Furr

    Gunzburger and superlobbyist supporting Beam Furr
    An alert reader sent me a fundraiser invitation for Broward County Commission candidate Quentin "Beam" Furr. These invitations help us connect the political dots in Broward, letting us know who is behind the candidates. Keep sending them to me at...
  • UPDATED Lawsuits seek to open primaries in county, state race

    UPDATED 5:53 p.m. with lawsuit filed in Broward County D2 race As expected, lawyers are coming to the aid of non-Democrats in two Broward races where write-in candidates threaten to shut them out of elections. (Click here for a memory refresher.)...
  • Bounced check disqualifies county candidate

    Jason A. Steele, a no-party candidate who lept into the Broward County Commission District 4 race, will be disqualified from running because his check bounced, the elections office says. Mary Cooney, the candidate liaison at the elections office, said...
  • House 96 and county D2 will be planned as open primaries

    Two Broward races will be planned as open primaries, just in case the courts rule that way. If lawsuits seeking open primaries are not successful, the elections office would act accordingly. "We always do just-in-case thinking,'' said Dr. Brenda...
  • Snipes changes course - primaries will be treated as closed

    Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes has changed course and is treating two contested local races as if they will be closed primaries for Democrats only. Lawyers are seeking to have the August primaries open to voters of all parties in two...