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  • Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary

    Nan Rich says there's no way she'd run for County Commission if she loses governor primary
    Nan Rich doesn’t like discussing the “what if” question, as in what if she loses the race for the Democratic nomination for governor in the Aug 26 primary. The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston is the underdog, behind...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • New security gauntlet at commission meetings

    New security gauntlet at commission meetings
    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...
  • Elections chief: Write-in law must change

    Elections chief: Write-in law must change
    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...
  • Who won the county District 2 non-race?

    Who won the county District 2 non-race?
    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...
  • Primary election draws near — does anyone 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...
  • Countywide greenway system capped with art

    It has been 15 years since the Broward County Commission first gathered to discuss a need to improve the quality of the county's urban environment. From that meeting came a connectivity concept called Greenways — a network of recreational trails,...
  • After too many election games, it's time to re-write write-in laws

    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...
  • Low on money as elections approach, Broward Republicans fight with each other

    Low on money as elections approach, Broward Republicans fight with each other
    As the Broward Republican Party wrapped up its most recent gathering, Tim Myette of Pompano Beach formed his fingers in the shape of a gun and "shot" it into his foot. "It accomplished nothing," Myette said of the two hours in a warm hotel ballroom...
  • 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...