Author: Daniel Tilson

Daniel TilsonSeptember 9, 2014

I’ve taken an unofficial follow-up poll in Florida’s big Election 2014 Rick Scott-Charlie Crist race. As in 2010, it was a one-person poll done face-to-face with my sometimes car mechanic. Call him Bobby. Four years ago it was accidental, a pre-repair test drive conversation that touched on the upcoming gubernatorial election, with Chief Financial Officer […]

Daniel TilsonSeptember 1, 2014

 If most of Florida’s lower and middle-income working families were represented and protected by trade unions, Labor Day would be one hell of a big, statewide block party. Parades would wind along thoroughfares of cities large and small, honoring Organized Labor’s historic struggle for social justice and economic fairness, and celebrating its transformative success. Men, […]

Daniel TilsonAugust 27, 2014

Maybe it’s time Florida took a cue from Los Angeles and considered making election ballots double as lottery tickets. Statewide turnout in this week’s primary elections was 17.55 percent, lowest since 1998. In Southeast Florida’s three Democratic Party strongholds, it was worse. Miami-Dade’s turnout was 14.4 percent, Palm Beach County’s was 12 percent and Broward’s […]


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