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Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Early Voting Numbers

August 13, 2010

According to Escambia Supervisor of Elections David Stafford,  2,105 people in the county have voted since Monday (as of the end of yesterday). There were 484 voters on Thursday. Early voting will continue through Aug. 21…

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Gilmore Deposition for Valentino trial

August 12, 2010

Tomorrow, Okaloosa County Judge Jim Ward will rule on a motion by Barry Beroset to dismiss the misdemeanor charges for campaign solicitation in a government building against Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino. The actual trial is…

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Valentino camp releases poll

July 23, 2010

Press Release: Gene Still Leading in Recent Poll According to a recent poll conducted by Marketing Metrics & Media of 400 likely voters, Gene Valentino still leads the pool of candidates with decided voters at 50.2%,…

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Candidate Forum, July 20

July 19, 2010

Press Release: July 2010 Candidate Forums Pensacola, Fla. — The Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums in July 2010 to be moderated by Rick Outzen. The next candidate forum…

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Plethora of Political Forums

July 16, 2010

Monday, July 19: Republican candidates for Escambia County Commission, District 2, will be held at 7 p.m. July 19 at the Perdido Bay Community Center, 13660 Innerarity Point Road. The candidates are Dave Murzin, Karen Sindell,…

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Beach Health Advisory Extended

June 30, 2010

From the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier to the FL/AL state line. This extends the current advisory issued on Monday June 28th west to the FL/AL state line. To minimize potential health impacts, individuals should always: Avoid…

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Two Buyers For Brownsville Building?

June 23, 2010

Escambia County School District Assistant Superintendent for Operations Shawn Dennis told the IN today there are currently two “potential buyers” lined up for the abandoned Brownsville Middle School building. “I’ve seen one offer and expect another…

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Sunnyside of BP

June 20, 2010

Pensacola’s unemployment has continued to drop and we have lower unemployment than the rest of the state. Expect the rate to continue to drop as BP’s contractors continue to hire more locals….if we can keep the…

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Races finalized

June 18, 2010

The following were elected without opposition: City Council At-Large A: Megan Benson Pratt (Qualified 6/16/10) City Council At-Large B: Sam Hall (Qualified 6/16/10) City Council, District 3: Maren Laycock DeWeese (Qualified 6/15/10) City Council, District 4:…

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Local candidates as of June 17

June 18, 2010

County Commissioner, District 2 Dave Murzin (Qualified 6/16/10) Myra L. Simmons (Qualified 6/17/10) Karen Sindel (Qualified 6/17/10) George Touart (Qualified 6/17/10) Gene M. Valentino (Qualified 6/15/10) Santa Rosa Island Authority Thomas Campanella (Qualified 6/14/10) County Commissioner,…