City Commissioner Curtis Richardson Retains Seat

City Commissioner Curtis Richardson Retains Seat

City Commissioner Curtis Richardson – after narrowly missing a victory in the primary – retained his seat with a win against Bill Schack in the general election. Richardson received 69.5% of the vote, and Schack received 30.5%. Richardson has been in office since 2014. His re-election campaign focused on representing the Southside as well as […]

Rocky Hanna Keeps Superintendent Position in Win Over Pam Hightower

Rocky Hanna Keeps Superintendent Position in Win Over Pam Hightower

Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna has defended his incumbency against opponent Dr. Pam Hightower. The race, which came to a conclusion on Tuesday evening, has been marked by rampant discussion surrounding issues of school choice, student resources and handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hanna, a Tallahassee native who has been working within the school system […]

Carolyn Cummings Wins Leon County Commission At-Large Seat

Carolyn Cummings Wins Leon County Commission At-Large Seat

Carolyn Cummings has won the Leon County Commission At-Large seat. Cummings ran against Kelly Otte, who conceded the race on election night. The main issues of their campaigns were reducing crime, stimulating the economy and development. Carolyn Cummings focused on the impact of the pandemic during her campaign, including unemployment and helping small businesses. She […]

Brian Welch Wins County Commission District 4, Unseats Longtime Commissioner Bryan Desloge

Brian Welch Wins County Commission District 4, Unseats Longtime Commissioner Bryan Desloge

In a surprising turn on election night, Brian Welch won the Leon County Commission District 4 race, unseating longtime Commissioner Bryan Desloge. As of the most recent reports, Welch received 56.87% of the vote, and Desloge received 43.13%. Welch, a social studies teacher at Chiles High School, focused his campaign on representing residents of Northeast […]

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