Supervisor of Elections Race: About Experience

Supervisor of Elections Race: About Experience

The differences between the three candidates running for supervisor of elections are more a matter of background and experience than their stances on the issues. Leon County voters decide between an elections technician, a politician and a criminal justice advocate in August. From early voting to voting rights for ex-cons, they all support making voting […]

Richardson, Hougland Offer Different Approaches

Richardson, Hougland Offer Different Approaches

The two candidates for City Commission Seat 2 see Tallahassee and the problems it faces very differently. Incumbent Curtis Richardson thinks Tallahassee is one of the state’s best run cities and wants to keep it on its current path. Opponent Steven Hougland thinks Tallahassee’s path is unsustainable, that the level of crime, taxes and spending […]

Challengers Question Richardson, Maddox on Explanation for Raises

Challengers Question Richardson, Maddox on Explanation for Raises

The challengers to current City Commissioners Curtis Richardson and Scott Maddox are questioning the explanation being forwarded by both commissioners when asked about the executive pay raises recently doled on by City Manager Rick Fernandez. Both Richardson and Maddox say there is nothing they could have done about the five-digit raises because the City’s Charter […]