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Early voting wraps up today; election Tuesday

November 2, 2012 Today is the last day to cast a ballot via Early Voting. Five polling sites will be open from to 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for those who would like to cast a ballot in advance of Tuesday’s crowded ballot. more »»

Three-way race for Mack’s old congressional seat

November 2, 2012 A former conservative talk show host, a General Motors exec and a software programmer are seeking to fill the Congressional seat left vacant by Connie Mack’s Senate run. more »»

Hart, Chandler vie for tax collector

November 2, 2012 A retired police officer/chief and long-time agency employee and a certified tax auditor are going head-to-head for Lee County Tax Collector on Nov. 6. more »»

Early voting kicks off today

October 26, 2012 After months of watching campaign ads, hearing politician promises on TV and reading endorsements, the time to make a decision has arrived. more »»

Bushong, Meister. Scott vying for sheriff

October 26, 2012 Incumbent Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott will face off against challengers Lee Bushong and Christian Meister in the general election on Nov. . more »»

Chilmonik, Dozier vie for School Board seat

October 26, 2012 Bob Chilmonik and Jeanne Dozier both know the ins and outs of being on the Lee County School Board, and after being the top two vote getters in the District 2 school board race during the August... more »»

Kiker, Whitehead seek District 3 seat on commission

October 26, 2012 With Republican Larry Kiker stunning long-time District 3 Commissioner Ray Judah in the August primary, the big void will have to be filled in November. more »»

Mann, Miller battle for commission’s District 5 spot

October 26, 2012 They’re both from Alva, but that’s where the similarities end for the two candidates battling for the District 5 seat on the Lee County Commission. more »»

Pendergrass, Sawyer square off for District 2 commission seat

October 26, 2012 With Brian Bigelow giving up his District 2 seat on the Lee County Commission for a failed bid as Clerk of the Courts, it will be Republican political newcomer Cecil Pendergrass and an unaffiliated... more »»

Cape residents duke it out for District 1 commission seat

October 26, 2012 Republican John Manning and write-in candidate Gerard David Jr. are as about as different as night and day when it comes to their vision of Lee County. more »»

Clare, Eagle go for District 77 State Rep. seat

October 13, 2012 One is a former deputy chief of staff for the governor. The other is a former drug councilor turned stay-at-home mom. more »»

Benacquisto, Jordan face off for Dist. 30 state senate seat

October 6, 2012 One candidate is the deputy majority leader in the state senate, the other is a longtime Fort Myers resident with ties to the community. more »»

Write-in candidates do not appear on ballot by name

September 29, 2012 They are relegated to a single line on the General Election ballot, without even their name to identify them. They are write-in candidates. more »»

Voters have much to consider going forward

August 18, 2012 Lee County Supervisor of Elections Sharon Harrington has some advice for voters when they go to the ballot box on Nov. 6. When you get your sample ballot by mail, don’t throw it awa. more »»

Eagle plans to stay positive

August 16, 2012 With a primary victory under his belt, Dane Eagle plans to stay positive in his quest to represent the 77th District in the State Hous. more »»

Radel: It's time to come together

August 16, 2012 Trey Radel, who emerged first in the six-candidate Republican primary for the congressional seat that became available when Rep. Connie Mack decided to run for U.S. more »»

Surprise winners top elections

August 15, 2012 Lee County Republicans ousted a long-time county commissioner, swept in a Republican nominee with no political experience as their Congressional choice and went for experience in three constitutiona... more »»

Scott bashes Fisher in sheriff’s race

August 15, 2012 Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott crushed challenger Tim Fisher in Tuesday’s primary election to represent the Republican Party on the November ballot. more »»

Two newcomers, one incumbent move on in commission races

August 15, 2012 Tuesday’s primary election results were a mixed bag as eight Republicans in three Lee County commission races vied for a slot on the November ballot. more »»

Radel wins GOP nod for U.S. Representative 19th race

August 15, 2012 In a race featuring two current state representatives and the son of a former U.S. Congressman, it was a former television reporter and conservative radio host who took the no. more »»



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