Commission candidate fails to pay property taxes reports that Escambia County Commission District 5 candidate Sam Archer failed to pay his 2011 property taxes on seven properties in the county. The taxes, fees and interest total $8,128.46. Tax certificates were sold on the properties including Archer’s residence, according to the Escambia County Tax Collector Office.

Archer, who has loaned his campaign over $86,000, told that the non-payment was a oversight and blamed his CPA.

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