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  • Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission

    Voters pick new face, Quentin 'Beam' Furr, for Broward County Commission
    A longtime Hollywood commissioner will join the Broward County Commission as the newest face, after he beat a well-known state representative for the seat. Quentin "Beam" Furr, a high school librarian who served on the Hollywood City Commission from 2000...
  • Lawsuit moves primary election for Broward County seat to November

    The primary election for one Broward County Commission seat will likely be moved to November, so that voters from all parties can have a say in choosing their next commissioner. Elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes revealed the plan Wednesday in court,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sharief, Furr, LaMarca, Bogen lead fundraising totals

    The race to raise money for the Broward County Commission election  took a slight turn this time, with one candidate getting a cash infusion from his own wallet and wallets in Kentucky and Illinois, to pull ahead. Mark Bogen, an attorney running for...
  • 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...
  • Campaign spending fuels Broward political economy

    The economy's getting an infusion of cash this year from the Broward County Commission races. A dozen candidates have declared their intent to run for four seats, the even numbered districts on the nine-member Broward County Commission. Two of the...
  • Miami-Dade Republican enters Broward commission race

    A 55-year-old Republican from Miami-Dade County has opened an account to run in Broward County's District 2 County Commission race. That means whichever of the five Democrats wins the August primary will still have to face Paul D. Gleiberman in...
  • 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,...
  • Florida Panthers field hearty team -- of lobbyists

    [UPDATED with response from Sen. Abruzzo] The Florida Panthers hockey team is boosting the local economy, in the lobbying sector. The team needs a five-vote majority to get an $80 million bailout from the Broward County Commission. To aid in that...