| Aug 13, 2014
Re-elect Richards to county court
For sheer political theater, there's probably no more interesting contest than the Broward County Court Group 27 race. Judge Ian Richards won the seat in 2008 by running what many thought was a "stealth campaign," in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:17 PM
First it was the lawsuit to open a Broward County commission race to all voters that threw the county's August primary into a tizzy. Then came two mistakes on the sample ballots, including incorrectly listing an incumbent circuit court judge as a...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Aug 14, 2014
Broward County is the 17th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
| Aug 14, 2014
Palm Beach County is the 15th Judicial Circuit. Circuit Court judges are a rung above County Court judges and handle serious criminal cases including homicide, burglary and child abuse. They hear civil cases involving more than $15,000. The judges...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:52 AM
We're back in court in the ongoing saga of whether the Broward County District 2 County Commission race will be open to voters of all parties, or just Democrats.
I'm live-blogging this morning's emergency hearing, filing in reverse chronological order....
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Displaying stunningly bad reasoning, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that because states traditionally adopt codes of conduct to regulate doctors, the Florida Legislature can threaten to impose a hefty fine and take away the medical...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Broward County Commission candidate Mark Bogen said it in absolute terms: "I have no absolutely no intention of getting my loans paid back.''
The rumor mill has been buzzing that Bogen wants his District 2 race decided in a closed August primary, so...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:03 AM
The Christian Family Coalition, whose biggest recent cause has been fighting against lawsuits seeking to legalize gay marriage in Florida, is out with endorsements in three Broward judicial races.
In a statement Tuesday evening, the organization gave...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Broward Elections Supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes has filed with the court her plan to postpone the county District 2 race.
In the document, Snipes says she will:
* Email the candidates this week to let them know that their race is being moved to...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 8:40 PM
The meeting at the Miami-Dade courthouse had not happened by chance.
Six gay and lesbian couples did not suddenly decide, at the same moment in early January, to get marriage licenses even though same-sex marriages are illegal in Florida. And, until the...