TBO.com, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

Elections

Tribune endorsement: Keep Luikart on Pasco School Board

Pasco County School Board members Cynthia Armstrong and Allen Altman were re-elected without opposition when no one filed to run against them this summer. That leaves only one school board race for voters to decide Aug. 26.
Updated: 14 hours ago

Tribune endorsements: Pasco County Commission

With Pasco County government still in transition after the retirement of longtime executive John Gallagher in 2013 and the county still trying to diversify its economy, experience in public policymaking is a must.
Published: 07/22/14
Engineer faces District 64 incumbent

Engineer faces District 64 incumbent

TALLAHASSEE — Another candidate’s late entry means incumbent state Rep. Jamie Grant now has a Republican primary fight.
Published: 07/20/14
Updated: 07/21/14
Democrats vie to take on Bondi

Democrats vie to take on Bondi

TAMPA — The two men hoping to take on Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi this November have sharp criticism for the way she handled her first term in office.
Published: 07/19/14
Updated: 07/21/14

Tribune Endorsements: Hooper, Eggers, Morroni for Pinellas County Commission Republican primary

Three Pinellas County Commission seats are being contested in the Aug. 26 primary. Two of the races will decide the Republican candidate to face a Democratic candidate or candidates with no party affiliation in the November general election.
Published: 07/21/14

Tribune endorsements: Hillsborough County Commission

The Hillsborough County Commission in recent years has mostly had to contend with a sluggish economy and tight budgets.
Published: 07/20/14

Tribune endorsements: Shimberg, Snively and Meckley for School Board

Hillsborough County School Board elections are always important. After all, the board oversees policies for more than 200,000 students, 15,000 teachers and 270 schools.
Published: 07/18/14
Scott on police flap: ‘All Charlie Crist mudslinging’

Scott on police flap: ‘All Charlie Crist mudslinging’

On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott refused to give a direct answer to questions about on-duty uniformed police officers who said they attended one of his campaign events in the belief it was an official governor’s office function.
Published: 07/16/14
Clinton, Obama are no life lines for Crist

Clinton, Obama are no life lines for Crist

Most voters who are paying attention know Charlie Crist has a Barack Obama problem. What they may not realize is that he has an emerging Hillary Clinton problem, too.
Published: 07/14/14
Updated: 07/15/14

4 rivals vie for District 61 seat

TALLAHASSEE — The sudden appearance of a write-in candidate means that the campaign to succeed state Rep. Betty Reed in her seat representing Tampa won’t end until November.
Published: 07/13/14
Updated: 07/14/14