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Ever’man Co-op Elections

February 11, 2013

Ever’man Natural Foods Co-op is currently holding an election for its Board of Directors. The election period runs from Feb. 1 through Feb. 14. Current members may vote online at Members may also vote by…

Jeremy's Notebook

League Pushes Elections Reform

January 14, 2013

As election supervisors across the state request that Gov. Rick Scott and state legislators reassess election laws, the League of Women Voters of Florida are joining the chorus for such change. “It is imperative that we…

News Politics

Candidates Eat Breakfast With Gophers

October 2, 2012

Local political candidates enjoyed breakfast and coffee at New World Landing with the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce’s Gopher Club this morning, before each was given a turn to speak before the group. Following breakfast,…

Escambia County News Pensacola Politics

Primary Morning

August 14, 2012

Standing at precinct 14, she waved to voters from underneath a green raincoat. The August primary had arrived. “I have been hyped all day,” said Clorissti Mitchell, a candidate for the District 3 seat on the…

News Pensacola Politics

Pensacola City Council, At Large B

August 1, 2012

There are five Pensacola City Council seats up for grabs this election season. Two of those seats—including the At-Large B seat—will be on the ballot for the August primary. The At Large B seat currently belongs…

Escambia County News Pensacola Politics

ECUA, District 3 Race

July 30, 2012

The ECUA, District 3 race is packed with four Democrats. In the August primary, voters will decide between incumbent Elvin McCorvey and challengers Calvin Avant, Benell English and Clorissti Mitchell. Elvin McCorvey Elvin McCorvey has sat…

Escambia County News Pensacola Politics

ECUA, District 5

July 19, 2012

There are three ECUA, District 5 candidates looking for votes in the August primary election. Incumbent Larry Walker will go up against challengers Barry Tweedie and Charlou Williams; all three candidates are Republicans. There is no…

Escambia County Politics

Sheriff’s Race Primer

July 2, 2012

There are two candidates—and a write-in—vying for the Escambia County Sheriff’s seat. In the August 14 primary, incumbent David Morgan will face challenger John Russell Powell; both are Republican. The winner of the August primary will…

Escambia County News

3,800 Cast Early Votes

January 26, 2012

With a few more days of early voting left, approximately 3,800 voters have casts their ballots in Escambia County. “Early voting’s going pretty well,” said Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford. Early voting began Jan.…


What to expect in the mayor’s race

August 25, 2010

Conventional political wisdom says that an incumbent must have 45 percent of the primary vote to win a run-off. If this holds true, then Mike Wiggins is in trouble. However, there are a few mitigating factors:…

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Crist withholds funds for Panhandle

May 27, 2010

Gov. Charlie Crist will be on Pensacola Beach tomorrow for an appearance on Fox & Friends around 7:15 a.m. Shortly after that national TV appearance, Crist will announce that none of the $25 million that BP…


Scarborough thinks Crist can win as I

April 20, 2010

On Morning Joe today, Joe Scarborough said that Florida is a state where an Independent can win a statewide race if he has the money and name recognition to mount a strong campaign. Gov. Charlie Crist…

Pensacola Politics

Buzz: City musical chairs

January 21, 2010

This is the buzz on the Pensacola city elections. We are expecting to see people file for the mayor’s race before the end of the month. Mayor Mike Wiggins appears to be ready to make a…