| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:28 AM
A landmark in South Florida's difficult history of race relations took place Oct. 11, 1985, when Sylvia Poitier became Broward County's first black county commissioner.
The adopted daughter of a Deerfield Beach bean picker and a midwife, Poitier...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:03 PM
If you just landed from Mars and tried to figure out Florida's confusing election rules, your head (and antennae) would probably explode. Municipal and school board races are non-partisan, while county commissioners and Broward officers like sheriff and...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:26 AM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The Broward elections office didn't release results from the Broward County Commission District 2 race, but that doesn't mean we'll never know who won.
Witnesses said results were indeed tabulated by the computer and posted outside the precincts after...
| Aug 21, 2014
It's not a good idea for day care operators to prop up toddlers in front of television sets, iPads or other gadgets for hours on end over a chance to play outside.
Also, skip the chocolate milk. Everybody knows skim is a healthier alternative.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:51 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Security at the Broward County Commission meetings got even tighter with the return from summer break. Now, in addition to police officers and a team of probing security guards with metal-detecting wands, there is a metal detector for meeting-goers to...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The race to fill a single Broward County Commission seat has been so chaotic, the elections supervisor says laws need to change.
Uncertainty and litigation have characterized the race to fill the District 2 seat in northern Broward, simply because a...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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...