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2014 Election

2014 Election

Escambia County has over 18K early votes cast

November 3, 2014

Supervisor of Elections David Stafford reports that 18,420 early votes were cast, which is over four times the early votes cast in the August primary. Breakdown: SOE Ofc 1,957 Main Library 1.868 Genealogy (PSC) 5,449 Bellview/Saufley…

2014 Election

Political cyber attacks, truth does not matter

October 30, 2014

Escambia County and Pensacola aren’t the only places where campaigns create negative websites to bash their political opponents. The Ocala Star Banner reports today that Marion County School Board Chairman Bobby James’ campaign has created a…

2014 Election

Poll: Independents give Crist light lead

October 30, 2014

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to support from independent voters, a poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott as they head into the frantic…

2014 Election

Bondi says lobbyists have no impact on her office

October 30, 2014

The Palm Beach Post interviewed Attorney General Pam Bondi yesterday at a small campaign rally about the NY Times investigation into the possible influence of corporate lobbyists on her office. Bondi replied, “No lobbyist will ever…

2014 Election News

Firefighters Union endorses Sherri Myers

October 29, 2014

Incumbent Sherri Myers has received the endorsement of the Pensacola Firefighters Union for the Pensacola City Council, District 2 seat. Myers issued the following statement: I am honored and deeply touch to have the endorsement of…

2014 Election

ATU Local endorses Deb Moore

October 28, 2014

The ATU Local 1395 Executive Board voted in support of endorsing Deb Moore (D) for County Commissioner in District 2. The leadership of ATU felt compelled to offer up this endorsement because of her tremendous efforts…

2014 Election Protests

Florida has most disenfranchised voters

October 27, 2014

The Sentencing Project has released its report “Felony Disenfranchisement Facts and Statistics in relation to 2014 Midterm Elections.” An estimated 5.85 million Americans will be unable to exercise their voting rights due to a felony conviction.…

2014 Election

Port users endorse Taylor for City Council

October 27, 2014

The Mark Taylor Campaign sent out a press release last week announcing that the Port of Pensacola Users Association has endorsed Mark Taylor for City Council District 6. His opponent is incumbent Brian Spencer. “As one…

2014 Election Business

Scott releases his 2020 plan

October 27, 2014

Gov. Rick Scott released this morning his 2020 plan …two years longer than his second term, if he is re-elected. The plan calls for $1 billion in additional tax cuts for cell phones and business rental…