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Shaq’s $2,500 Fund Raiser For Broward’s Sheriff

Shaq’s $2,500 Fund Raiser For Broward’s Sheriff

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 28, 2015 – Broward Sheriff Scott Israel has some high profile friends. Late last year, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler co-hosted a re-election fund raiser for Israel. The connection was Richie Supra, the former Aerosmith guitarist who now lives in Plantation and who performed at Israel’s swearing in ceremony. Aerosmith fans paid $1,000-a-head to mix with Tyler, Supra….and Israel. Now another friend of the sheriff’s, retired basketball star Shaquelle O’Neal, is headlining a $2,500-per-person fundraiser […]

“Mystery Man” Running For Broward Sheriff: I’m Only True Democrat

“Mystery Man” Running For Broward Sheriff: I’m Only True Democrat

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com,June 24, 2015 – In his first message to voters, Edison Jules, the “Mystery Man” running against Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, claims to be the only “true Democrat” in the race. Follwing a month of stories revealing his controversial law enforcement career in Ohio, Jules launched a website and Facebook page promoting his controversial bid for the 2016 Democrat nomination for Broward Sheriff. Jules highlights his Haitian heritage, political skills and police work as reasons Broward voters should support […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, election, News, Politics
Roxanne Valies, right, with former Gov Charlie Crist and State Rep Hazelle Rogers in 2014

State Levies Ridiculous Fine Against FL House Candidate

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 23, 2015 – What happens when a Florida House Candidate fails to obey elections laws? The State of Florida issues them a $62.50 fine and a few sternly worded letters. Last month, REDBROWARD revealed Florida House District 95 candidate Roxanne Vailes failed to file her required campaign financial report. Valies, a Democrat ally of current District 95 representative Hazelle Rogers, should have filed the report on May 11, 2015. She finally filed her report on June 10, 2015. […]

by · June 23, 2015 · Broward County, election, News, Politics
Sgt. Willie Jones

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Gets Another Democrat Opponent

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 18, 2015 – On Tuesday, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel picked up another Democrat challenger when Willie Jones of Coconut Creek filed his campaign paperwork. Jones is the second Democrat running against Israel. “Mystery Man” Edison Jules of Ohio/NY/Florida entered the race last month. Last January, the Westside Gazette published a glowing review of Jones’ retirement from the Broward Sheriff’s Office. ” Citations, proclamations and reflections were heartfelt and varied, coming from dignitaries such as former Pompano Beach Commissioner Woodrow […]

Broward Candidate Files Late, Tells State She Lives Outside House District

Broward Candidate Files Late, Tells State She Lives Outside House District

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 16, 2015 – Nearly one month after it was due, Florida House District 95 candidate Roxanne Y. Valies finally filed her April 2015 campaign financial report. Last month, REDBROWARD reported on the May 12th “Fail To File” letter from the Florida Division of Elections ordering her to explain why her report was not filed. Valies would be fined $50 a day for the first three days the report is late. If the report is not filed after three […]

On Eve of Presidential Race Announcement Bush releases new logo and video

On Eve of Presidential Race Announcement Bush releases new logo and video

By Phil Ammann & Mitch Perry, SaintPetersBlog, June 14, 2015 – With only hours until announcing his long-awaited 2016 presidential campaign, Jeb Bush looks to the future — with a nod to his past. On Sunday, Bush’s campaign tweeted out a new logo — “Jeb! 2016″ — without the famous family name “Bush.” For those who remember, Bush’s new campaign symbol was a clear callback to his previous runs for Florida governor in the 1990s. Others compared the logo — a first […]

by · June 14, 2015 · election, Featured, News, Politics, Videos
Dr. Brenda Snipes

Broward Supervisor of Elections remains under fire

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 9, 2015 – Broward’s Supervisor of Elections, Dr. Brenda Snipes, is under fire from County Commissioners concerning  the SOEs private attorney SOE Burnadette Norris Weeks. EyesOnNews.com has previously posted some stories from RedBroward and BrowardBeat. Both publications have posted several updated stories. We’re sure there will be more articles in the days to come. Below are excerpts from the postings and a link to the full articles: Election Office Atty Strikes Back At Criticism Posted by Buddy […]

Dr. Brenda Snipes

Some Commissioners Fed Up With Broward Elections Chief

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 8, 2015 – It was Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes’ turn in the barrel last week. Snipes got grilled – her word for the 30-minute cross-examination was “bullied” – by Broward County Commissioner Mark Bogen on Tuesday. Like a prosecutor questioning a murderer, Bogen started out something like this: “Would you agree the most important thing for any supervisor is to run efficient and impartial elections?” It went downhill from there for Snipes. […]

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush to announce presidential decision June 15 in Miami

By Peter Schorsch, SaintPetersBlog, June 4, 2015 – Jeb Bush is giving a strong indication that he’ll join the presidential campaign this month, tweeting that an announcement is coming on June 15. The former Florida governor, widely expected to run for the GOP nomination, tweeted “coming soon” with a link to the website jebannouncement.com. On that page, the date 06.15.15 was listed, followed by the tease, “BE THE FIRST TO KNOW. RSVP NOW!” Visitors to the site could enter their name and […]

by · June 4, 2015 · election, Featured, News, Politics
Lea Krauss

Third Lawyer In Fight For Open Judicial Seat

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 21, 2015 – The Broward Courthouse’s worst kept secret has finally become public: Attorney Lea Krauss has opened her campaign for judge. A criminal defense lawyer and former prosecutor, Krauss has been quietly making the rounds of political clubs, fundraisers and potential donors for several months. She became the third candidate for the Circuit Court seat now held by the retiring Judge Susan Lebow. The others who want Lebow’s seat are Maxine Streeter […]

Update: Broward’s Weird Candidate For Sheriff

Update: Broward’s Weird Candidate For Sheriff

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 20, 2015 – Edison Jules, the Ohio wannabe running for sheriff, apparently has so few ties to Broward, he can’t find local pictures to dress up his Facebook page — one more weird flaw in his strange campaign. Jules used a Facebook profile picture from somewhere, but not Broward. One person who saw it said it looked like Sydney, Australia. One political picture on Facebook shows him standing in front of a Democratic sign…an […]

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio’s refunds of excessive campaign contributions continue

By Francisco Alvarado, FloridaBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 11, 2015 – Sen. Marco Rubio’s campaign continues to trickle out refunds to donors who made excessive contributions last year. On May 5, Lisa Lisker, assistant treasurer to the recently renamed Marco Rubio for President committee, notified the Federal Election Commission that the campaign had returned $10,000 to Anthony Trey Traviesa, a former Florida state representative from the Tampa area. Rubio campaign spokesman Alex Conant did not respond to questions sent via email […]