News & Public Affairs08/26/08 Seán Kinane
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Update: a March 11, 2009 St. Petersburg Times article says that Buddy Johnson's office used taxpayer money to pay Michelle Patty.
Today is the primary election in Florida. Voters are choosing school board members, judges and who will represent their parties in Legislative and County Commission races.
In Hillsborough and 14 other counties across the state that had used touch-screen voting machines are using optical-scan mach...Be the first to comment
02/20/08 Mitch E. Perry
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Hillsborough County citizens have voted for the last time on touch screen voting machines.
Today, County Commissioners approved a $5.97-million contract to purchase voting machines from a new vendor, Premier Elections Solutions. The recommendation came today from Elections Supervisor Buddy Johnson.
After years of controversy, Gov. Charlie Crist announced last year that he wanted the state’s 15 counties still using electronic voting machines to change to an optical scan style of voting w...Be the first to comment
01/31/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday Listen to this entire show:
Two days after Florida’s Democratic primary, the issue of whether the delegates will count at the National Convention is still very much in doubt.
U.S News and World Report is reporting that Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean will attempt to broker the issue of Florida and Michigan delegates well before the Convention in Denver this August.
But the magazine adds that Dean has been "quitely appointing members to the DNC credentials committee whose loyalties are to the n...Be the first to comment