As razor-thin margins between candidates for federal and state office prompted statewide recounts last week, volunteers pored over 2,426 questionable ballot selections Friday in the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections office’s manual recount. The county’s mandatory manual recount covered the races for U.S. Senate and Florida commissioner of agriculture, prompted by margins of less […]
While District 4 County Commissioner Rob Williamson held an invitation-only meet and greet with supporters at Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors’ Grill early Monday morning, residents of Navarre stood outside in the rain waving signs calling for the incumbent to be ousted from office. Williamson is seeking re-election to the commission seat representing the Navarre area against […]
Watching the election results from the comfort of his home, Holley-Navarre Fire Chief Ron Norton heaved a big sigh of relief with the unofficial results Tuesday night from the Supervisor of Elections Office. The citizens of the fire district, with the exception of Holley, spoke loudly in support of an increase in the fire-assessment fees […]
Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections Tappie Villane and her staff have been gearing up for the Aug. 26 primary election. Sample ballots were recently released, and absentee ballots are being mailed out this month. Early voting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Aug. 11 through Aug. 23. Read more in the […]
The lone Democrat vying for a Santa Rosa County Commissioners seat in 2014 has withdrawn from the race.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.