A true analysis clearly shows the logic and rationale to vote for incumbent Jim Brown over Larry Grossman, incumbent Phill Younger over Gene Jaleski and challenger Irwin Pastor over Terry Gans.
Final debate of election brings strong answers and differences.
• Details of future Islandside plan revealed; Bob White protests.
• Is the Longboat Hilton project being handled correctly? Candidates differ.
• Which candidates are firmly against cell towers? Read the answers.
• Why did Jaleski quit the Commission last time? George Spoll takes issue.
• Any lessons learned from the recent defeats in court? You decide.
The key is aging rapidly and you cannot ignore that, and one of the main problems is getting people to recognize it; and this commission is trying to solve that. There’s a problem with getting people to recognize that the key needs to be kept up. Most of the key was built before 1980, and the Comprehensive Plan was written in 1984, which means as soon as the plan was written, most of the buildings were immediately not up to code. We need to recognize that and make them better,”
On Friday, Jan. 11, the Longboat Key Republican Club threw the first candidate debate for the upcoming Longboat Key Commission election in March. The event was held at the Sarasota Yacht Club with members of the Longboat Key Republican Club moderating the event, and members of the Longboat Key Democratic Club attending as well. Candidates [...]
Sample ballots for the Primary Election on August 14 will be mailed out to all registered voters in Sarasota starting Tuesday, July 24, according to the Supervisor of Elections Kathy Dent. Voters will be able to preview their sample ballots, select their choices and take it with them to their appropriate polling location on election [...]
As the summer approaches we are about to begin the political season again. That’s the real big-time politics, not our amateur version just completed. Last year about this time the primary candidates started their stops in Sarasota. Most of them came to our city; I covered them all. It was both interesting and informative.