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What’s up with the recount?

What’s up with the recount?

As Floridians watched election results update in real time late into the night Tuesday and even into Wednesday, it became clear that some of the state’s most contentious races would be decided by fractions of a percentage point. As unofficial results became final, the decisions in those races became anything but. Read the full article […]

When, where, how to vote

When, where, how to vote

Roughly 25 percent of Santa Rosa County’s nearly 131,000 voters have already cast their ballot for the presidential election after early voting opened in the county Monday, Oct. 24. Santa Rosa’s voters, the majority of which have been Republican, have cast 19,755 early votes and 13,224 votes by mail. Of the early votes the majority, […]

Wild ride as more candidates enter races, others drop out

Wild ride as more candidates enter races, others drop out

Candidate signs have been going up like wildfire here, there and everywhere – something code enforcement won’t be happy about since so many enthusiastic campaign staffers forget to take them down after the elections are over. There were a number of late-minute surprises last week at the Santa Rosa County Elections office in what has […]

The Conventions: Why Words Matter In Politics

The Conventions: Why Words Matter In Politics

With all the hype surrounding the possibility of an unconventional convention taking place for Republicans this election cycle, understanding what a “brokered” or “contested” convention is becomes important. Also important is an understanding of how a national political convention works and just how volatile a process it is. Read the full article in the Mar. […]

Crist announces running mate

Crist announces running mate

Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist picked former congressional candidate and Miami-Dade County Democratic Party chairwoman Annette Taddeo-Goldstein as his running mate. Former Gov. Crist made the announcement Thursday in Miami. Taddeo-Goldstein was born in Colombia to an American father and Colombian mother and spent the first 17 years of her life in the South American country. Crist is facing former Senate Democratic Leader Nan […]

Democrat withdraws from commission race

Democrat withdraws from commission race

The lone Democrat vying for a Santa Rosa County Commissioners seat in 2014 has withdrawn from the race. Kristopher Daniel Long of Milton notified the Supervisor of Elections Office June 17 that he was withdrawing from the District 2 race due to personal reasons. Read more in the June 26 issue of Navarre Press or subscribe online here.

Democrat enters commission race

Democrat enters commission race

Voters heading to the polls in Santa Rosa County will have choices when it comes to candidates in the District 2 commission race this fall. Kristopher Daniel Long filed papers May 16 with the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections making him the first Democrat to enter the race. Read more in the May 29 […]