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• Seminole County is taking measures to beef up voter security measures ahead of the primaries at the end of August. Mike Ertel says the county is placing a “cyber moat” to prevent any infiltration. Ertel joins us to talk about the specific measures that are being placed and what voters can expect this coming election season. Read More »
• Orange County is one of the largest school districts in Florida and the school board election is generating a lot of attention in the run up to the August 28th election. Candidates for the district six seat and school board chair talked about some of the issues facing the board at a forum at Baldwin Park Elementary School.
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• Democrats Senator Bill Nelson, Congressman Darren Soto, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, and the Mexican Consulate will address policy issues that affect the Latino community. Event organizer Nancy Batista says displaced Puerto Rican families demonstrates the importance of affordable and accessible housing. Read More »
• If you haven’t been paying attention, next Tuesday is your last chance to vote in the general election for Orlando City Council races. And if you have been paying attention, then you know this melodramatic political tale that one candidate described as “the Jerry Springer” show is finally coming to an end. Orlando Commissioners Jim Gray, Robert Stuart and Regina Hill are all up for re-election, and all have a cluster of competitors after their spots and $58,000 salaries, on the city’s top municipal board. In her first re-election bid, Hill, more than incumbents Stuart or Gray, faces the biggest challenge, going up against six other candidates for the district that goes from Parramore to MetroWest. All three incumbents have … Read More »