Tag: charter amendments
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Scott PowersJanuary 8, 2018
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A three-year fight over non-partisan elections in Orange County may be headed for the Florida Supreme Court — with the prospect of affecting county elections throughout the state. Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs announced Monday she wants the state’s high court to consider whether Orange County — and other charter counties like it — can […]

Scott PowersJanuary 4, 2017
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Wednesday is the day that Orange County’s voters figured they had turned their sheriff, tax collector, property appraiser, clerk of courts, supervisor of elections and comptroller into non-partisan, term-limited county officials – but it’s not happening. And it is unclear if it will ever happen. Late Tuesday Judge Bob Leblanc of Florida’s 9th Circuit Court […]

Scott PowersJuly 18, 2016
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BusinessForce, the political action arm of Central Florida’s chambers of commerce, has voted unanimously to support all three proposed charter amendments Orange County voters will consider in the November election. Two of the amendments are the Orange County Charter Review Commission’s reaction to a recent judge’s ruling that threw out an earlier charter amendment, approved […]


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