UPDATE: The Orlando City Council approved three ordinances to move municipal elections to November 2015 instead of April 2016. On Monday, City Commissioners will vote on an ordinance to move Orlando’s municipal election date from next April (2016) to November of this year, just months away. This move follows Mayor… [read more]
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After five weeks, the City of Orlando has yet to respond to Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles’ concerns about the city’s municipal election plan for 2016. “We have not yet responded to Cowles’ letter as we are researching whether the State’s change of date may impose any legal… [read more]
Major concerns are being raised by Orange County Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles about the City of Orlando’s planned 2016 municipal elections, currently set for first Tuesday in April. The concerns stem from a conflict now that the Florida legislature and Governor Rick Scott moved the statewide Presidential Preference Primary to… [read more]
City Commissioner Daisy Lynum broke the law in 2012 and was forced to resign her position on the canvassing board during the last round of municipal elections because of her actions. After 16 years on the City Council, voters should expect more from their elected representative. Especially since Lynum claims… [read more]
Here is a copy of the Election Complaint against the City of Orlando regarding the 2012 Orlando municipal election, along with materials and records including a detailed description of the potential absentee ballot and ballot envelope fraud.
The battle for Orange County is already heated as absentees flood into the Supervisor of Elections and early voters stand in line to make their voices heard. As of Monday morning, the vote counts show a slight advantage for the Democratic Party. According to the Supervisor of Elections office, 127,583… [read more]
Early Voting has started today in Florida. Early Voting Centers will open Saturday, October 27th and close on Saturday, November 3rd and are open from 8am to 8pm. Find the location closest to you here. Orange County Supervisor of Elections will also be open on Sunday, November 4th from 10am-4pm for absentee… [read more]
UPDATE: Know the Candidates (and party affiliations) in Orange – 2014 General Election — click here! UPDATE: Orange County Democratic Party candidates for August 26, 2014 — click here! I was very excited today to pick up my first batch of the Orange County Democratic Party Voting Guide! I’ll be doing my… [read more]
It’s been six weeks since our obscure April 3 Election Day (yes, it’s over for all of you who missed it) and looking back there are a few key lessons to be learned already. First, big money in politics is ruining politics at every level.