Category: Candidates

Fischer, Deutsch vie for Englewood East votes

Fischer is troubled over reports that the Sunseeker developers have no intention to work with the county’s small businesses. She also questioned plans for the public riverwalk and the public access to it. The Sunseeker has proposed a 90-foot tall tower, which would exceed the county’s 35-foot height limit. (Read more in Sun)

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Judges on the November Ballot

On your ballot this November, you will be asked to vote for the retention of several judges who serve on the Second District Court of Appeal. You will also be asked to vote for retention of a Supreme Court Justice. Below is information to help you make those decisions. Judge Susan H. Rothstein-Youakim. In May …

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Catherine Price returns to Charlotte County

Catherine Price, the Democratic Candidate for Florida Senate District 26, has been traveling extensively throughout the district to talk about topics important to Floridians. People are concerned about good paying jobs, a clean environment and water, quality public education, affordable quality health care, and the influence of money on public policy. Last week, Catherine’s campaign …

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Charlotte Co. Commission Candidate Joan Fischer Speaks out on Opponent’s Campaign Funding

“(Deutsch) has shown no interest in preventing deadly Red Tide and Algae blooms,” Fischer said. “He supports funded special interests, not those of the people who elected him.” (Read more in Charlotte Sun) Joan Fischer will speak to Englewood neighborhood group The Englewood East Property and Homeowners Association (EEPHOA) has invited Charlotte County Commission candidates …

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Knowledge, experience, commitment to better schools

Editor’s note: The CCDEC supports Cara Reynolds in the Charlotte County School Board Election. The following column authored by Reynolds appears in the Oct. 10, edition of the Charlotte Sun. Knowledge, experience, commitment to better schools Filling the open School Board seat is a complex puzzle. We need a dedicated individual who understands our schools …

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Visit the New Allen Ellison Webpage

17th District Congressional Candidate Allen Ellison has created a great new Webpage to share his ideas and opportunities to participate in his campaign!   Check out Allen’s Webpage: http://ellisonforcongress.com/ Remember – Mark your Ballot for April Freeman, who died unexpectedly Sept. 23, and your vote will count for Allen Ellison, our newly selected candidate for …

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The Sun recommends Catherine Price for the State Senate 26 seat.

Editor’s Note: The Charlotte Sun has recommended Democratic State Senate 26 Candidate Catherine Price. CharlotteDems.com sat in on Price’s interview with Sun Editorial Board members. Charlotte Sun recommendation: “Price is smart and determined to make a difference in Florida. She would be a fighter for the middle class and small business owners. The Sun recommends …

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Second District Court of Appeal

On the November ballot, voters will choose to retain two judges who currently sit on the Second District Court of Appeal. These courts provide the opportunity for review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. District Courts of Appeal correct harmful errors and ensure that decisions are consistent with our rights and liberties. There …

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Times recommends: Bill Nelson for U.S. Senate

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has built a commendable career in public service as a moderate who steadily works in a bipartisan fashion on issues important to Floridians. Now he faces his most formidable opponent in Gov. Rick Scott, who has consistently sided with the wealthy and the well-connected as he has eroded the interests of …

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Gillum to break from campaign Friday to attend grandmother’s funeral in Jacksonville

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, is taking a break from the campaign trail Friday morning to attend a funeral for his grandmother in Jacksonville. Elizabeth Gillum, the second wife of J.T. Gillum, the candidate’s late paternal grandfather, died Sunday in hospice care at the Mayo Clinic following a battle with cancer. Patrick …

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