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  • County race wins contest as nastiest

    There's a lot of passion in the race for Broward County Commission District 8. That's the nice way of putting it. The two candidates can't even stand to be in the same room together. Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief and Miramar City Commissioner...
  • Hearing Friday in election lawsuit

    An emergency hearing will be held Friday in the lawsuit over the Broward County Commission District 2 election. Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes wants to present options for how to handle the bizarre election to replace Kristin Jacobs on the...
  • Weston budget: taxes, fees see bump

    The city's tax rate is expected to increase next year, along with fees for garbage collection and fire service. City Manager John Flint proposed raising the tax rate to $2.39 for every $1,000 of taxable value to bring in another $2.6 million. Last year's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mayo: Primary draws near -- does anybody 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,...
  • Mayo: Time to stop write-in election hijinks

    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...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Tax liens, Disney and the Marching 100

    TALLAHASSEE -- Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   *Orlando Sentinel reports that Disney's earnings are surging on the strength of new cruise chips and park attractions.   * Sun-Sentinel writes that the...