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Review Reports on Local Candidates and Issues

Posted on August 27, 2016

Review Reports on Local Candidates and Issues

TR has profiled a number of local races and has published original reports about issues that we deemed to be important to our community. You can review all the reports through the links below.

Final Arguments in State Attorney Race

Final Arguments in State Attorney RaceTALLAHASSEE — As the end of the long primary campaign season comes to an end, democrat contenders for State Attorney, 2nd Judicial District, give final arguments for who would best…

Tallahassee Bar Association Poll on Qualifications Favors Smith in Judge Race

Tallahassee Bar Association Poll on Qualifications Favors Smith in Judge RaceThe Tallahassee Bar Association (TBA) released the results of a poll conducted of area lawyers, asking their professional opinions regarding the qualifications of candidates for judge in the upcoming primary…

District 4 School Board Race: Referendum on Accountability

District 4 School Board Race: Referendum on AccountabilityThe race for the Leon County District 4 School Board pits an incumbent against two challengers in what many see as a referendum on accountability. DeeDee Rasmussen DeeDee Rasmussen has…

Hougland Says Richardson Should Return Campaign Contributions from City Vendors

Hougland Says Richardson Should Return Campaign Contributions from City Vendors

The race for City Commission seat 2 is heating up. Today at the Florida Press Center, Steven Hougland, who is running against current City Commissioner Curtis Richardson, revealed that his…

Supervisor of Elections Race: About Experience

Supervisor of Elections Race: About ExperienceThe 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…

Richardson, Hougland Offer Different Approaches

Richardson, Hougland Offer Different ApproachesThe 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…

Challengers Question Richardson, Maddox on Explanation for Raises

Challengers Question Richardson, Maddox on Explanation for RaisesThe 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…

District 2 School Board Candidates Talk Issues

District 2 School Board Candidates Talk Issues

By Karen Murphy TALLAHASSEE — Two experienced educators vie for the Leon County District 2 School Board and offer plans they hope will improve education on the county’s south side.…

School Superintendent Candidates Pull No Punches

School Superintendent Candidates Pull No PunchesBy Karen Murphy TALLAHASSEE – Candidates for Leon County School Superintendent pulled no punches Tuesday during the Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA) candidate forum. Candidates Rocky Hanna, Woody…

Rocky Hanna Wins NEBA Debate, Superintendent Jackie Pons Second

Rocky Hanna Wins NEBA Debate, Superintendent Jackie Pons SecondIn a forum for candidates running for Superintendent of Leon County Schools, held by the Network of Entrepreneurs and Business Advocates (NEBA), former Leon High School principal Rocky Hanna finished…

City Commission Candidate Calls Crime a “Public Health Issue”

City Commission Candidate Calls Crime a “Public Health Issue”By Karen Murphy Tallahassee City Commission Seat 1 candidate Dr. Bruce Strouble Jr. recently addressed one of the hottest local issues of the political season, violent crime, saying it should…

U.S Senator Jeff Sessions Endorses Sukhia For Congress

U.S Senator Jeff Sessions Endorses Sukhia For Congress

By: Karen Murphy TALLAHASSEE – Republican heavy-weight U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama rarely endorses in primary races but Monday he threw his support behind Ken Sukhia, a congressional candidate…

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