Superintendent Candidate Pam Hightower Appears on Above the Fold to Discuss Upcoming Election

Superintendent Candidate Pam Hightower Appears on Above the Fold to Discuss Upcoming Election

This past Tuesday, Leon County Superintendent candidate Dr. Pam Hightower appeared on Above the Fold, hosted by Tallahassee Reports Editor Steve Stewart. During the interview, Hightower discussed her professional background, top priorities and her opinion on incumbent Superintendent Rocky Hanna’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion began with Hightower recounting her experience in the […]

Carolyn Cummings Appears on Above the Fold to Discuss Leon County Commission Campaign

Carolyn Cummings Appears on Above the Fold to Discuss Leon County Commission Campaign

Leon County Commission candidate Carolyn Cummings appeared on Above the Fold with Tallahassee Reports Editor Steve Stewart on Tuesday to discuss her campaign. Cummings is running against Kelly Otte which will be decided on Nov. 3. At the beginning of the episode, Cummings was asked about her position on the referendum on the 2020 ballot […]

County Commission Candidate Brian Welch Appears on Above the Fold

County Commission Candidate Brian Welch Appears on Above the Fold

Brian Welch appeared on Above the Fold with Tallahassee Reports Editor Steve Stewart today to discuss his campaign for Leon County Commissioner, District 4. Welch is running against incumbent Bryan Desloge. Tallahassee Reports previously published a candidate profile detailing Welch’s background and campaign. At the beginning of the episode, Welch discussed how he thinks he […]

City Race Highlights Conflict Within City Commission

City Race Highlights Conflict Within City Commission

The Tallahassee City Commission Seat 1 race, which has three candidates on the ballot, has shaped into a two-person race between incumbent Elaine Bryant and candidate Jack Porter. Bryant was appointed to the City Commission in December 2018 to replace Scott Maddox. She has lived in Tallahassee for 40 years and worked in many fields, […]

County Commission Candidate Profile: Melissa Villar

County Commission Candidate Profile: Melissa Villar

In September 2019, Melissa Villar filed to run for Leon County Commissioner At Large, Group 1. She is joined in the race by Jeff Hendry, Scott Flowers, Danielle Irwin, Kelly Otte, Robin Colson, and Carolyn Cummings. Incumbent Mary Ann Lindley is retiring. Villar currently serves as Executive Director of NORML Tallahassee, a marijuana reform organization, […]

County Commission Candidate Profile: Danielle Irwin

County Commission Candidate Profile: Danielle Irwin

In November 2019, Danielle Irwin filed to run for Leon County Commissioner At Large, Group 1. She is joined in the race by Melissa Villar, Jeff Hendry, Scott Flowers, Kelly Otte, Robin Colson, and Carolyn Cummings. Incumbent Mary Ann Lindley is retiring. Irwin is currently the director of Cummins | Cederberg Coastal and Marine Engineering. […]

County Commission Candidate Profile: Carolyn Cummings

County Commission Candidate Profile: Carolyn Cummings

Carolyn Cummings filed to run for Leon County Commission, at Large Group 1 in March 2020. Melissa Villar, Jeff Hendry, Scott Flowers, Danielle Irwin, Kelly Otte, and Robin Colson are also running for the position. Incumbent Mary Ann Lindley is retiring. Cummings is an attorney with over 35 years of experience in government and general […]

County Commission Candidate Profile: Robin Colson

County Commission Candidate Profile: Robin Colson

In February 2020, Robin Colson filed to run for Leon County Commissioner At Large, Group 1. She is joined by Erik David, Melissa Villar, Jeff Hendry, Lisa Brown, Scott Flowers, Danielle Irwin, Kelly Otte, Carolyn Cummings, and John Moran. Incumbent Mary Ann Lindley is retiring. Colson currently works as the Director of Organizational Learning and […]

City Commission Candidate Profile: Lynette Halter

In September 2019, Lynette Halter filed to run for City Commissioner, Seat 2. Trish Brown, Geraldine Seay, Bill Schack, and incumbent Curtis Richardson are also running for the position. Halter received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Texas Tech University with advanced studies in city planning. She has worked in a variety of positions […]