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  • Re-elect Ian Richards, Ellen Feld to county court

    Re-elect Ian Richards, Ellen Feld to county court
    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...
  • Elections flaws show a lack of preparedness

    Elections flaws show a lack of preparedness
    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...
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    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...
  • Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,

    Best for Broward Circuit Court: Feren, McLawrence, Bailey and Schulman,
    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...
  • Best for Palm Beach County Circuit Court: Ticktin and Goodman

    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...
  • Live blog: County elections case back in court

    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....
  • Gag order on doctors will do harm

    Gag order on doctors will do harm
    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...
  • Bogen: I'm not trying to recover my $240k

    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...
  • Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races

    Conservative Christian group makes endorsements in Broward judicial races
    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...
  • Snipes files plan to postpone county D2 race

    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...
  • Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit

    Couples were handpicked for gay marriage suit
    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...