If you’re like me, you’ve been barraged lately with emails and phone calls asking for money for one political campaign or another. At an Organizing for America training session in Naples two weekends ago, a volunteer asked, “How do you decide who to give money to?”A very good question – especially since we’ll no doubt … Continue reading Money, money, money, MON-ey
In last week’s post, I explained how to find out if your County Commissioner is running in the August 14 primary election. This week, I’ll walk you through two steps I've taken to help me make an informed choice between District 3 incumbent Tom Henning (R) and his challenger Bill McDaniel (R):Research candidate biosSet up … Continue reading Make an informed choice for County Commissioner
Three of the five Collier County Commission seats are up for election this year, and in each case, there are enough people running that there will be a primary election on August 14th. Do you live in one of those districts, as I do? If so, its time to begin to inform ourselves about the … Continue reading Should you be voting for a County Commissioner in August?
This Miami Herald editorial of 5/1/12 is a good summary of an issue important to Florida voters. Redistricting — legal, but flawedIn a matter of days two hurdles to holding an orderly election in November in Florida disappeared, clearing the way for candidates for 27 congressional districts, 40 state Senate seats and 120 state House seats to fire up … Continue reading Redistricting – an update