October, 2008 Category

Oct 30 2008

GOP Polls Agree With Browardbeat.com: Lamberti Ahead

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

 

Republican and campaign polls of Broward voters show Sheriff Al Lamberti ahead, mirroring the results of a Browardbeat.com exclusive poll released Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 29 2008

Exclusive Poll: Presidential Politics and the Broward Sheriff’s Race

Filed under: Surveys

By  Jim Kane, The Florida Voter

 

With the Barack Obama campaign poised for a big win in Broward County, most political observers have assumed that The Democratic ticket’s coattails could sweep Scott Israel into the Sheriff’s office, even though he pales in comparison to Sheriff Al Lamberti in both name recognition and campaign cash.

This is not a new phenomenon in American politics. “Coattail effects usually occur in elections that are classified as electoral landslides.

But the coattail effects may not be helping Israel as much as he would hope, a new exclusive poll found this week. Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 29 2008

Vice Mayor Rescues Drowning Victim

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

You might think a lot of politicians are all wet.

Jerome “Jerry McIntee, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea vice mayor, actually was all wet last weekend.

McIntee apparently ran into the ocean to save a near drowning victim. Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 29 2008

Ehrlich Answers Browardbeat: Bar Poll Flawed

Filed under: The Spin

Candidate Merrilee Ehrlich takes issue with some of my comments in yesterday’s posting, “Eichner Deserves A Chance, Even If He Is A Man.

Ehrlich is campaigning against Paul Eichner for a seat on the Broward Circuit Court.

She took three of my comments from the original posting (in italics below) and answered them.  Although she uses ellipses (…), I removed none of her words.

Here is what Merrilee Ehrlich has to say:

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Oct 28 2008

Eichner Deserves Chance, Even If He Is A Man

Filed under: The Spin

BY BUDDY NEVINS

 

Just because a lawyer wears a dress doesn’t mean she’ll be a good judge.

Unfortunately, many women automatically vote for females.  This is especially true when they don’t know anything else about the candidate, like in low-visibility judicial races. Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 28 2008

Crist’s Extension of Early Voting To Annoy GOP

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

 

I’ve said for a long time that Charlie Crist is the best Democratic governor this state has seen in a long time.

The Republican Crist is more liberal and open-minded than the last Democratic governor, Lawton Chiles.

He proved my point again today by extending early voting. Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 25 2008

Schwarzenegger Collect Big Money At Rothstein Party

Filed under: General News

BY BUDDY NEVINS

 

Maybe only the Governator can pry $500,000 out of South Florida business types in the midst of a recession.

Maybe its Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Hollywood smile.  Maybe its that movie start glitz.

But when Schwarzenegger breezed through Fort Lauderdale last week, gabbing and shaking hands at the home of lawyer Scott Rothstein, he left with a cool half million in campaign contributions. Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 25 2008

Fields: Help Find A Campaign Theme For Philandering Democrat

Filed under: Guest Column

BY SAM FIELDS

(Guest Columnist)

What’s going on in the 16th Congressional District? Read the rest of this entry »



Oct 25 2008

Exclusive Photos of Republican Rally in Fort Lauderdale

Filed under: The Spin

 

 Gov. Charlie Crist campaigned for the local Republican ticket in downtown Fort Lauderdale Saturday morning.

Top photo:  Crist, tieless in center, is surrounded by GOP candidates, including State Sen. Jeff Atwater, in red shirt, and state Rep. Ellyn Bogdanoff.

Bottom photo: Crist talks to voters.

 

(Browardbeat.com accepts photos e-mailed to Buddy@browardbeat.com)

 



Oct 24 2008

COMING SOON: AN EXCLUSIVE POLL OF ISRAEL VS. LAMBERTI

Filed under: General News

See an exclusive Browardbeat.com USAPoll of Broward’s hottest race – Sheriff Al Lamberti versus challenger Scott Israel

Coming soon on Browardbeat.com. 

–Buddy Nevins

 



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