After months of campaign events, media interaction, verbal exchanges and additional input from political and financial supporters, city residents will soon learn which of the three remaining Sarasota City Commission candidates will claim the two coveted at-large city commission seats. The one-week early voting period begins Saturday, May 3.Read more ›
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After the city elections, TWIS Contributor Joe Hendricks took an informal survey among his e-mail contacts about the reasoning behind their votes.Read more ›
Just because a candidate is good at hanging all of the bells and whistles on the campaign trail, it doesn’t mean they are the best choice for your vote. Here is a quick, down-and-dirty way to size up the candidates. It’s very much like plotting your fantasy football team.Read more ›
Anthony Paull urges readers to be prepared to do their homework for the Sarasota City Commission election on March 12. There is a big question attached to the ticket, and that is the question of sound.Read more ›
Casting a vote is the most powerful form of peaceful demonstration provided to U.S. citizens. If you haven’t registered to vote in the Nov. 6 election, you still have time. Tuesday, Oct. 9 is the last day to register. It is you, the voter, who will decide who serves as our next president, congressman, U.S. senator, state representative, state attorney and District 3 county commissioner. It is you who will decide the fate of 11 state amendments that pertain to federal health care, tax breaks, women’s reproductive rights, how the [...]Read more ›
I arrived at Sarasota’s City Hall on Monday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. to support the creation of a Domestic Partnership Registry for the city, but I decided to take a trip around the block before parking to see if red shirts (supporters of the registry) were gathering at any other access points. To my surprise, my instincts were right: A sea of red shirts were sitting at the tables outside one of the entrances — “my people” had arrived. My people aren’t gay or lesbian. They aren’t liberal or [...]Read more ›