The Sunday Conversation: Karen Foxman at home in courtroom; looks forward to seat on bench after primary win
DAYTONA BEACH -- For Karen Foxman being married into a family of judges has been like a double-edged sword.
This interpreted Constitution allows runaway spending, undeclared wars, government agencies spying on the citizens, massive debt, rule by executive order, coercive medical insurance, and the rise of a dominating bureaucracy. All of these things are constitutional according to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court admitted they disregarded the Framers' intents in the court's opinion in New York vs USA, in 1992, Congress will never amend the Constitution to restore the Framers intents--its not in their interest.
At-Large County Council recount over: Pat Northey moves on to face incumbent Joyce Cusack in November
Campaign over for Deltona City commissioner Webster Barnaby
DAYTONA BEACH -- The recount for the at-large county council primary between Webster Barnaby and Pat Northey is over. And now so is the campaign of Barnaby as Northey moves on to a November showdown with incumbent Joyce Cusack.
PALM COAST -- State Sen. John Thrasher easily defeated Putnam County Tea Party hopeful Derek Hankerson in in Tuesday's Republican primary in all four counties that comprise his district 6 seat.
Though he remans a contender for president at Florida State University, his alma mater, Thrasher said his No. 1 is re-election in November when he faces Democrat Kathleen Trued, a retired St. Augustine teacher who lost to him two years ago, and fellow challenger Greg Feldman, who is running as an independent.
George Sheldon wins Democratic primary for attorney general; faces GOP incumbent Pam Bondi in November
DAYTONA BEACH — George Sheldon of Tampa defeated Perry Thurston of Fort Lauderdale in the Democratic primary for Florida attorney general and now moves on to face GOP incumbent Pam Bondi in November.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Karen Foxman, one of the top prosecutors in the State Attorney's Office, won big in in her quest for a circuit judgeship in Volusia, Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties with two-thirds of the votes for a circuit judgeship.
ENDORSEMENTS: Experienced leadership in John Penny or youthful enthusiasm in Chris via for Holly Hill mayor
'Crazy' Eddie Colosimo and his outspokenness could resonate with voters, too
HOLLY HILL --It's experience in John Penny or youth in Chris Via that appear to be the best choices for voters in choosing their next mayor in today's primary.
Penny, 50, married with two children and a veteran Holly Hill commissioner, has the pedigree and experience in municipal governance, while Via, just 24, has the youthful exuberance and enthusiasm that could reverberate throughout this small city that struggles sometimes in the shadow of its neighbor to the both in Ormond Beach or to the south in Daytona Beach.
A third option is mayoral candidate "Crazy" Eddie Colosimo, a 72-year-old Vietnam vet and biker with the self-described nickname who has been an outspoken critic of municipal politics over the last couple of years.
ENDORSEMENTS: Crist over Rich in Democratic primary sets stage for Nov. showdown with GOP Gov. Rick Scott
DAYTONA BEACH -- Nan Rich, the ultimate Democratic time server who was term-limited in the Florida House and then the Senate finally gets her shot to be governor.
DEBARY -- Lisa Gailey understands and fully supports her husband in his quest to win elective office and represent the interests of Volusia County's forgotten area.