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More Election stats

November 25, 2009

10 City Precincts had more No votes than Yes votes: Sam Hall – District 2 #51 Ferry Pass Y:6 N:8 #106 Grace Lutheran Y:187 N:194 #108 Holy Cross Y:112 N:128 #110 PCC Y:14 N:22 John Jerralds…

Escambia County

Poker coming to dogtrack

November 25, 2009

Mobile Press Register is reporting: “Officials at Pensacola Greyhound Track in western Escambia County expect the track’s poker room to open “around the end of January,” general manager Nick Schlikin said in a Pensacola News Journal…

Politics

Voter Breakdown by Council District

November 25, 2009

District Yes % Wu: 55% Hall: 53% DeWeese: 62% Johnson: 61% Jerralds: 43% Cannada-Wynn: 54% Townsend: 47% Sam Hall, Maren DeWeese, Larry Johnson and Diane Mack came out big for the charter. Their influence and impact…

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Benson fundraiser successful

November 25, 2009

Collier Merrill hosted a successful fundraiser for Holly Benson last night at The Fish House. Benson is running for the Republican nomination for Florida Attorney General. She is the first Panhandle native to run for a…

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Quote of the Day

November 25, 2009

“I firmly believe the voters are always right” – Charlie Fairchild Whenever you hear Charlie complain about the Community Maritime Park or the new charter, remember this quote. The voters are right and they didn’t agree…

Escambia County

Tourism boomed this summer

November 24, 2009

Press Release: Despite a slow economy, tourism numbers in the Pensacola Bay Area were the second-highest in history. From Oct. 1, 2008 to Sept. 30, 2009, overnight visitors to the area generated $133 million in lodging…

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Charter vote predictions

November 24, 2009

What is your prediction for the charter referendum – use percentages? For the tie-breaker, predict total votes cast, too.…

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Rawlins defeated strong mayor in Sarasota

November 24, 2009

The No Boss Mayor effort may have actually had more to do with the state and national interests wanting to stop “strong mayor” than any local grassroots effort. In reviewing the board minutes for the Florida…

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From SOE

November 24, 2009

Press Release: Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David H. Stafford today reminded voters that all mail ballots for the City of Pensacola Charter Referendum must be returned to the Elections Office no later than 7:00 pm…

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Election eve analysis

November 23, 2009

As of Saturday, 12,144 votes had been received by the Supervisor of Elections. The over 65 voters are still the largest percentage of the voters – 4,743, 39.1 percent of votes cast. That age group has…

Escambia County Politics

Rawlins conduit to DC funds for NBM

November 23, 2009

From our research, one of the stronger links between No Boss Mayor and the ICMA is Beth Rawlins, a Clearwater political strategist who specializes in helping Florida cities stop efforts to convert to Mayor-Council formats and…

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Fill the Mayflower

November 23, 2009

Help Manna Food Bank. “Fill the Mayflower” will be at Cordova Mall in front of World Market today and tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.…

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Vote at SOE

November 23, 2009

All ballots for the Charter Referendum must be received by the Supervisor of Election by tomorrow. If you haven’t mailed your ballot, please drop off at the Supervisor of Elections offices at 213 Palafox Pl, Suite…