Where are Collier’s Democratic Party and No Party Affiliation Voters?

With Election Day less than a week away, I thought I’d check in on how things are going. Bottom line: I’m concerned.As of 4pm on Thursday, August 21, a total of 25,069 ballots had been cast. This represents only 14 percent of registered voters.Bad as this is, it’s about half of the 25- to 28 … Continue reading Where are Collier’s Democratic Party and No Party Affiliation Voters?

Meet the Candidates: Democratic Primary for State Attorney General

Unlike the races covered in my previous posts about this month’s nonpartisan elections, only registered Democrats can vote in the Attorney General primary. In November, the winner will face incumbent Pam Bondi (R) and Libertarian Party of Florida candidate Bill Wohlsifer.Through August 8, Bondi raised $2.8 million, nearly five times the amount raised together by … Continue reading Meet the Candidates: Democratic Primary for State Attorney General

NEWS RELEASE: New Changes to Early Voting, from the Collier Supervisor of Elections

The following news release from the Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office contains important information about EARLY VOTING, which begins Thursday, August 14. Please read and share!FOR IMMEDIATERELEASEAugust 12, 2014 For more information contact:Trish Robertson(239) 252-8052TrishRobertson@colliergov.net NEWS RELEASE: New Changes to Early Voting  Collier County, Fla. - August 12, 2014: Collier County voters will see some changes during … Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: New Changes to Early Voting, from the Collier Supervisor of Elections

Guest Post: A Very Important Primary, by Julie Sprague

Julie Sprague is currently serving in her second term on the District School Board of Collier County, having been re-elected without a challenger in 2012. The following article appeared recently in the Collier County Education Association’s Pelican Post. It appears here with Ms. Sprague’s permission.There is a very important Primary election coming on August 26th … Continue reading Guest Post: A Very Important Primary, by Julie Sprague

SWFL Citizens Alliance wants control of the School Board

It could happen as soon as this month.In an email to supporters yesterday titled "Contract with Collier County - AN URGENT CALL TO ACTION in Advance of the August 26, 2014 School Board Election," Doug Lewis, with the support of SWFL Citizens Alliance, wrote,If, on August 26, we elect candidates from each of the three … Continue reading SWFL Citizens Alliance wants control of the School Board