Local politics tends to alienate the people who had the courage to try to help lead us, and it shouldn’t.
We frequently find that our former public officials, and even those candidates who narrowly missed a seat on the dais, are disappearing from public view, sometimes forever.
Howard Schieferdecker was overwhelmed Tuesday by the support throughout the city, which had just re-elected him with 68 percent of the vote.
Mayor nabs 71%
Bradley defeated challenger Nancy Miles by 5,378 votes to 2,122, or 71.71 percent to 28.29 percent.
Gingrich stops by
Cities to elect mayors Tuesday; Gingrich stops by
Bradley, Miles face off
Ken Bradley and Nancy Miles took occasional shots at each other while outlining their campaign stances at a candidate forum on Jan. 12.
Only forum is Jan. 11
All three Maitland mayoral candidates plan to attend the one and only candidates’ forum planned before voters head to the polls on Jan. 31.
3 forums in 25 hours
Winter Park’s mayoral candidates are readying for a slew of forums as next week approaches.
Mayor pushes jobs
More than a month into his campaign and with a challenger kicking off her own campaign, Winter Park Mayor Ken Bradley outlined his platform.
Pushing for balance
About 250 Winter Park residents filled the new Winter Park Community Center on Monday night to kick off Nancy Miles’ campaign for mayor.
Both Winter Park, Maitland mayors face challengers on Jan. 31.
An allegedly illegal campaign mailer received another push toward an investigation by the Florida Election Commission.
Swearing in Monday
Winter Park has two new city commissioners, Steven Leary and Sarah Sprinkel.
Decisions on Tuesday
Early voting continues through Saturday for Winter Park seats
Words fly at debate
Leary insists he’s not in favor of overturning supermajority
Three Maitland City Council candidates were elected unopposed on Friday, Jan. 21