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Union-backed candidates get mixed election results

Union-backed candidates get mixed election results

August 26, 2010

One teachers union candidate won her race by 4% of the votes. The other union-backed candidate came in last in his race.

Concession trumps recount

Concession trumps recount

August 26, 2010

With a difference of just 151 votes, a Charter Review Board race was headed to a recount, until one candidate said she wanted to go no further.

Twice-weekly trash collection seen as wasteful

Twice-weekly trash collection seen as wasteful

August 26, 2010

Starting in September, the city of Sarasota will change its garbage-collection schedule to once-per-week. The move will save the city $700,000 and save residents $36 per year.

Patterson celebrates victory

Patterson celebrates victory

August 25, 2010

Incumbent County Commissioner Nora Patterson claimed 44 of 50 voting precincts from Sarasota to Osprey to defeat fellow Siesta Key resident Mark Smith in the Republican primary.

Patterson prevails

Patterson prevails

August 24, 2010

Incumbent County Commissioner Nora Patterson's victory over Siesta Key businessman Mark Smith was one of several key races decided in Tuesday's primary election.

Key election races decided today

Key election races decided today

August 24, 2010

Democrats and Republicans choose their candidates for governor, U.S. senator, U.S. representative, county commissioner and many other races.

UPDATE: 'No votes lost' in machine glitch

UPDATE: 'No votes lost' in machine glitch

August 23, 2010

After an early-voting machine malfunctions, the machine's owner conducted an investigation that concluded every vote will be counted.

Shot suspect could be connected to robberies

Shot suspect could be connected to robberies

August 20, 2010

The man who opened fire on Sarasota sheriff’s deputies and was seriously wounded when they returned fire could be the same suspect in a string of adult-store robberies in Sarasota.

Early-voting machine malfunctions

Early-voting machine malfunctions

August 19, 2010

The voting machine at the Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Office had tabulated more than 2,000 votes before one of its counters reset. The supervisor of elections said no votes will be lost.

Suspect, deputies exchange gunfire

Suspect, deputies exchange gunfire

August 19, 2010

According to a witness, a hit-and-run suspect with a gun jumped out of a stolen pickup and began firing at several sheriff's deputies. The suspect was seriously hurt, and, according to the witness, a deputy was also shot.



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