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When Are Mail Ballots Counted?

When Are Mail Ballots Counted? — I have heard voters who have moved to Florida from other states comment that Absentee Ballots are only counted in elections when the results are too close to call […]

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A Resounding Victory

A recent resounding victory for gun safety and the First Amendment occurred when the Eleventh Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals struck down Florida’s dangerous medical gag law, which attempted to levy penalties against […]

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Filling a Pothole

What Difference Does It Make Who Wins A Municipal Council Seat? After all, there’s only one way to fill a pothole, right? Wrong. There’s a Republican way to fill a pothole and a Democratic way […]

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What is a Committed Voter?

Committed Voters are those who commit themselves to vote in every election, every year. They recognize that voting is an essential part of democracy. They recognize that it is every American citizen’s fundamental right to […]

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Local Elections Are Like Professional Baseball

Often, voters feel that local Municipal elections aren’t important. But consider this: professional baseball is divided into two groups: the major leagues (the “majors”) and the minor leagues (the “minors”). The baseball clubs in the […]

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What Do Advisory Boards and Committees Do?

(sample for Delray Beach, FL) Twenty-One Advisory Boards — The City of Delray Beach has twenty-one active advisory boards and committees, each set up to perform specific functions. Citizen participation in local government is essential […]