Tag: Pete Antonacci
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Ryan NicolJanuary 9, 2019
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Former Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes won a partial court victory late Wednesday after a federal judge decided she must have a hearing on her suspension by former Gov. Rick Scott. That hearing must be held before March 31, according to North Florida Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker. Snipes filed a lawsuit against […]

Ryan NicolDecember 18, 2018
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Newly-installed Broward County Supervisor of Elections Pete Antonacci acknowledged Tuesday the county still has work to do to avoid the mistakes of his suspended predecessor. Antonacci made the comments at Tuesday’s meeting of the Broward legislative delegation at the City of Sunrise Civic Center. “I’ve got a lot to learn about the job, the office,” Antonacci said. “What’s I’m here […]

Ryan NicolDecember 13, 2018
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Governor-elect Ron DeSantis has recommended Jamal Sowell to serve as the next President and CEO of Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI). Most recently, Sowell served as chief of staff for Port Tampa Bay. DeSantis praised him for his work in that role, in a statement. EFI’s Board of Directors officially must appoint Sowell, but DeSantis’ imprimatur all […]

Ryan NicolDecember 13, 2018
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Senate President Bill Galvano on Thursday said his chamber won’t act on Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes‘ suspension by Gov. Rick Scott. The reason: Not enough time. Galvano also points to a 1934 Florida Supreme Court advisory opinion that suggests Snipes’ rescinding her resignation doesn’t count. Under the state constitution, the Senate is responsible for […]

Jacob OglesDecember 5, 2018
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Miami-Dade Supervisor of Elections Christina White won enormous accolades for not encountering problems during this year’s statewide recounts. That’s not to say she didn’t face any challenges. She tells Florida Politics that, as lawmakers in Tallahassee explore election reform, taking a fresh look at deadlines for finishing recounts should be part of the conversation. “In […]

Staff ReportsDecember 5, 2018
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The Executive Committee of Enterprise Florida’s board of directors unanimously approved Mike Grissom as interim President and CEO during a Wednesday conference call. The move was announced via a press release from the state’s jobs-creating and economic development organization. Grissom takes over from previous CEO Pete Antonacci, whom Gov. Rick Scott tapped to become Broward […]

Jacob OglesDecember 2, 2018
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Broward County’s elections office continues to exist in legal limbo. This weekend alone, Gov. Rick Scott suspended Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes weeks before her already-announced departure. Snipes subsequently withdrew her resignation and vowed to fight her suspension in court. And Scott ally Pete Antonacci was named as the replacement in office. “The supervisor is being […]

A.G. GancarskiFebruary 6, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott visited Jacksonville’s FDOT office on the Westside Tuesday, with a “major announcement” via the state’s $85 million “job growth” fund. The fund, a compromise solution to Enterprise Florida’s previous practice of directing money to businesses (many of them businesses that had donated to Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee), includes money for […]


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