2016 local elections

Ramon Alexander
Ramon Alexander website

Ramon Alexander has won the Democratic primary race for House District 8. He will face write-in candidate Frantz Millien in the November general election.

Erik Hersman via Flickr

The primary election is finally here.   After months of town halls, attack ads and (not a little bit of) fundraising, the voters will decide which candidates will fill local offices and which partisan candidates will proceed to November's general election.  Local and state officials are predicting high—or even record—turnout.  Keep checking in here for the latest.


The National Rifle Association is endorsing one of the four candidates in the Leon County Sheriffs race.


Loranne Ausley says if she could change her vote on Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law, she would.


Mental health is a growing concern for the Florida House candidates at the largely-rural district eight, which is home to Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee.

Florida's Second Judicial Circuit Website

For the first time in 31 years, the second judicial circuit will have a new State Attorney. The candidates are focusing on racial disparities in court.

Sparks Fly At Superintendent Debate

Jul 21, 2016
Tori Whitley / WFSU

Things got a little heated during a superintendent debate on Thursday. Former School Board Member Patricia Sunday aimed barbs at former Leon High School Principal Rocky Hanna over a relationship he had more than 10 years ago.

Florida Supreme Court

A Republican candidate for Congressional District Two is focused on taking down terrorism, while a Democratic candidate wants to work across the aisle. The new Congressional District Two runs from Bay County down to Levy. It includes the southeast to central part of Leon County.

City of Tallahassee

The incumbent for Tallahassee City Commission Seat Two is defending the city’s budget and employee raises.

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Race tension across the country has city officials looking for ways to reunite their communities. The candidates for Tallahassee City Commission Seat one discussed their solutions on Monday’s Political Perspectives show.