Who’s Running for County Commissioner in the August Primaries?

Collier’s five-member Board of County Commissioners (BCC) is elected by voters in their districts (find yours here) in partisan elections. Commissioners serve staggered four-year terms with no term limits. The post’s salary for 2017-18 is $83,345, set by state law taking into consideration the county’s population.In 2018, the District 2 and 4 seats are on … Continue reading Who’s Running for County Commissioner in the August Primaries?

Who’s Running for State Legislature in the August Primaries?

📩 Forwarded by a friend? Subscribe to Sparker's SoapboxAugust 28, 2018Primary Elections in FloridaIn 2018, 20 of the Florida Senate’s 40 seats and all 120 State House seats are up for election. The salary for the part-time positions is $29,697/year.Collier voters’ State Senator will be chosen in November because only one candidate per party qualified to … Continue reading Who’s Running for State Legislature in the August Primaries?

Who’s Running for State Cabinet in the August Primaries?

📩 Forwarded by a friend? Subscribe to Sparker's SoapboxAugust 28, 2018Primary Elections in FloridaIn August, Florida Republicans will hold primary elections for Attorney General (AG), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Commissioner of Agriculture (COA); Democrats will hold primaries for two of those positions. The official qualifying period ends June 22, so the ultimate line-up may change. Why should … Continue reading Who’s Running for State Cabinet in the August Primaries?

State News in Review – May 2018

With the Legislature out of session and campaign season underway, May’s news was full of stories about how state government is not serving Florida residents well. This post highlights examples in the areas of elections and election security, public education, healthcare, hurricane preparedness and more.As you read these paragraphs and the linked articles, consider the … Continue reading State News in Review – May 2018