2022 Midterm Election Guide: Part II

(Courtesy of Michael Bentley/Flickr Creative Commons) 🧑‍⚖️ District Court of Appeal We’re starting here since we’re moving through the sample ballot in order. As with the Florida Supreme Court justices, the vote here is to retain (or fire) the governor-appointed justices. Rather than reinvent the wheel or pretend to be a legal expert, I’m returning […]

/ October 28, 2022

2022 Midterm Election Guide: Part I

🏛️ U.S. Senator The leading candidates are incumbent Sen. Marco Rubio (R) and Rep. Val Demings (D). You’ll also see Dennis Misigoy (LPF), Steven B. Grant (NPA), and Tuan TQ Nguyen (NPA) on the ballot. I think a missing piece from so many election guides, the facts of which are obfuscated by attack ads, is […]

/ October 27, 2022

Your View: Real Men Vote for Feminists

By: Andrew Otazo This op-ed originally published in Spanish in el Nuevo Herald. I love participating in “masculine” activities. It’s just how I’m wired. Removing 22,000 pounds of trash from Miami’s mangroves required lifting a whole lot of weight over my head. I also carried 35 pounds of trash 26 miles to raise funds for fragile coastal habitats. Three-mile open-ocean […]

/ October 19, 2022

How to know who to court for the Courts this election season

(Courtesy of justgrimes/flickr creative commons) Let’s begin with a quick civics lesson from the Florida Bar: “Circuit Courts have original jurisdiction over civil disputes involving more than $30,000; controversies involving the estates; cases relating to juveniles; felony criminal prosecutions; tax disputes; real estate disputes and other matters” while “County Courts have jurisdiction over civil disputes […]

/ August 5, 2022

August 2020 Primary Election Guide

Our August 2020 Primary Election Guide is out and ready for you to research the candidates.

/ August 3, 2020

Miami Beach Referendum 6: Floor-to-area ratio along Washington Avenue and Alton Road

This Miami Beach referendum is about floor-to-area ratio in certain areas of South Beach.

/ October 4, 2019

Miami Beach Referendum 5: Floor-area ratio in historic buildings

This Miami Beach referendum is about floor-area ratio in historic buildings.

/ October 4, 2019

Miami Beach Referendum 4: Convention Center Park naming

This Miami Beach referendum is about the name of the future Convention Center Park.

/ October 4, 2019

Miami Beach Referendum 3: Filling commission vacancies

This Miami Beach referendum is about filling a commission vacancy.

/ October 3, 2019

Miami Beach Referendum 2: Mayor and commission pay

This Miami Beach referendum is about mayor and commission pay.

/ October 3, 2019