Headline Surfer® Poll: 92% favor giving citizens direct say in beach driving issues -- not their elected county leaders

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HeadlineSurfer.com pollDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A whopping 92 percent of respondents to a Headline Surfer® instapoll favor giving ciizens a direct say in beach driving issues rather than elected county leaders, reinforcing the long-held notion that government is beholden to influential Daytona Beach insiders.

The issue of beach driving with three proposed ordinances that would take cars off the beach behind two proposed luxury hotels and up to a 1-mile drive-free zone for other hotels if they meet certain conditions, is before the Volusia County Council today.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.