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  • Lobbying: connections, appearances & results

    Lobbying: connections, appearances & results
    Ask one thing about lobbying in Florida, and several more questions come up. At issue now – click on the link in the right hand column – is proposed legislation in Tallahassee. It would ban county elected officials and municipal officials...
  • 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...
  • 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.)...
  • Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'

    Plantation council president calls Broward commission a 'nine-headed monster'
    Council President Bob Levy is no fan of the Broward County Commission, calling it a "nine-headed monster" determined to take money from cities. Broward commissioners voted recently to keep cities from extending their Community Redevelopment Agencies and...
  • Charlotte Rodstrom: "Nice doesn't win elections''

    Coming off of a losing race two years ago for Broward County Commission, followed by a losing race for Fort Lauderdale City Commission after that, Charlotte Rodstrom has picked up some election wisdom. "I'm not being as nice as I was before,'' she...
  • 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...
  • Sharief, Furr, LaMarca, Aronson still lead money race

    It's time to check back in on the race to raise money for the Broward County Commission elections in November (with an August primary). Since the last time I checked, the leaders of the fund-raising battle have not changed. The two incumbent...
  • The least civil race for County Commission

    Thank goodness no one was sitting in between opponents Alexandra Davis and Barbara Sharief, or someone might have gotten their eyes clawed out. As you can see from this video, relations between the two in the race for Broward County Commission...
  • Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves

    Lawmakers move to tighten lobbying rules, but exempt themselves
    Declaring themselves fighters for clean government, Florida senators voted unanimously to stop local elected officials from moonlighting as paid lobbyists who try to influence other government officials on behalf of their clients. But they don't want to...
  • Broward D-2 race gains fifth candidate

    The hottest race for Broward County Commission is in northeast Broward, where a fifth candidate has joined the Democratic competition. Terry Williams Edden, who previously ran unsuccessfully for state Senate in District 39 (Chris Smith is the senator...
  • Carmen Jones files for County Commission

    Carmen Jones files for County Commission
    The fight for an open seat on the Broward County Commission in the northeast area just got busier. Carmen Jones, a northwest Pompano Beach resident and ally of Commissioner Dale Holness, is running. Jones is endorsed by the Rev. O'Neal Dozier, a...