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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe Palm Beach County Commission may wade into constitutional law and take a stand on a controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling. Bringing a Washington D.C. political fight to their West Palm Beach meeting chambers, county commissioners are considering...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County may be getting a mayor. Instead of calling the head of the seven-member County Commission the "chairman," commissioners are considering changing the moniker to "mayor." The change would be in name only, not adding any more duties......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI wrote twin separate columns today for the Broward and Palm Beach County print editions focusing on the tough months had by our local elections supervisors, Brenda Snipes (Broward) and Susan Bucher (Palm Beach.) I asked both to grade their......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsAfter years of championing Palm Beach County???s park expansions and land preservation, term limited county commissioners Burt Aaronson and Karen Marcus were honored Tuesday by having their names added to two prime pieces of public real estate. The county...
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsLove him or hate him, I think all Florida voters owe departing one-term Republican Congressman Allen West a huge debt of gratitude. As it turns out, his legacy won't be divisiveness or incendiary rhetoric or losing without grace. No, his......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsThis has been a rough month for the Broward Elections office, with hiccups at nearly every step of the voting process, but let's keep things in perspective. Brenda Snipes is no Miriam Oliphant. And her office hasn't completely lost it......
Tags: Voting, Politics, Lauderhill, Jeb Bush
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsBroward Sheriff-elect Scott Israel and Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti don't like each other, but they're going to have to figure out a way to smooth the transfer of power at BSO that's set to occur on Jan. 8. We'll be......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsRevenge was a big theme in Tuesday's elections. There was "revenge voting" President Obama encouraged to supporters as a reaction to big-moneyed interests supporting Mitt Romney. In Florida, frustrated voters took revenge against the best efforts of the...
Tags: Voting, Politics, Al Lamberti, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County missed its goal to finish counting votes by 3 p.m. Friday, with stacks of absentee and provisional ballots still to go as the state???s noon Saturday deadline loomed. Thousands of absentee ballots marred with printing errors have......
Tags: Palm Beach County, Voting, Local Elections, Politics
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsDragging into the fourth day of vote counting after Election Day, Palm Beach County at 4:45 a.m. Saturday finally finished tallying delayed results from thousands of absentee and provisional ballots. Slowed by the tedious process of counting stacks of...
Tags: Judges, Palm Beach County, Allen West, Politics, Martin County
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsPalm Beach County just before 1 a.m. Saturday finally finished counting thousands of absentee ballots from Tuesday???s presidential election. Yet more than 2,000 uncounted provisional ballots remain before the county with a history of vote counting goof-...
Tags: Allen West, Local Elections, Voting, Politics
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsI'll be writing more about the primary elections results for Thursday's print editions, but here are some quick hit impressions: Winner: Gov. Scott appointees. It's hard to imagine in Broward, a heavily Democratic county that doesn't like Republican Gov....
Tags: Judges, Fort Lauderdale, Politics, Executive Branch, Government
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