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Orlando Mayoral Election

  • Florida Today Government Editor Dave Berman and political analysts Frank Torres and Dick Batchelor join Intersection for closer look at the issues that got Central Floridians to the polls for Tuesday's elections.
  • Aretha Simons says the city of Orlando needs new leadership. Simons is a businesswoman challenging incumbent Buddy Dyer in the mayoral election. Simons joins Intersection to talk about her priorities for Orlando, including improving the supply of affordable housing and better mass transit.
  • Orlando city commissioner and mayoral candidate Samuel Ings talks about issues he thinks aren’t getting enough attention and what he would do differently if elected mayor.
  • Affordable housing, transportation and making Orlando a future-ready city are all areas Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer says he still wants to improve on if he is re-elected for a fifth term. Elections for the next mayor of Orlando will be held on Nov. 5 and Dyer is running against Orlando Commissioner Sam Ings and Navy veteran Aretha Simons. Dyer says he’s more energized about running for election now than when he first ran in 2003. So what is his vision for a “future ready” Orlando and how does he plan to get there?